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Guide to '''Delaware genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records
 
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 75%;"><center>''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Delaware]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Delaware page,<br>the First State{{/p}} [[Image:{{HagMilRacPic}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 75%;"><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Delaware page,<br>the First State{{/p}} [[Image:{{HagMilRacPic}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
*DE was part of "[[New Sweden|New Sweden]]." Many early church records were in Swedish.  
 
*DE was part of "[[New Sweden|New Sweden]]." Many early church records were in Swedish.  
 
*Later, Delaware was also briefly part of [[New Netherland|New Netherland]].  
 
*Later, Delaware was also briefly part of [[New Netherland|New Netherland]].  
 
*Due to boundary disputes, some early DE land records are found in MD.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 297. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry]].</ref>
 
*Due to boundary disputes, some early DE land records are found in MD.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 297. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry]].</ref>
  
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'''1. [[How to Find Delaware Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find Delaware Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find Delaware Death Records|Death Information]]'''  
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== Delaware Counties  ==
 
== Delaware Counties  ==
  
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::::*[[New Castle County, Delaware Genealogy|New Castle]]  
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{{DEimagemap2}} '''Extinct or Renamed Jurisdictions:&nbsp;''' [[Deale County, Delaware|Deale]] | [[Hoarekill County, Delaware|Hoarekill]] | [[New Amistel County, Delaware|New Amistel]] | [[St. Jones County, Delaware|St. Jones]] | [[Upland County, Delaware|Upland]] | [[Durham County, Maryland|Durham, MD]] | [[Worcester (old) County, Maryland|old Worcester, MD]] | '''[[New Netherland]]''' | '''[[New Sweden]]''' <br><br>  
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{{DEimagemap2}} '''Extinct or Renamed Jurisdictions:&nbsp;''' [[Deale County, Delaware Genealogy|Deale]] | [[Hoarekill County, Delaware Genealogy|Hoarekill]] | [[New Amistel County, Delaware Genealogy|New Amistel]] | [[St. Jones County, Delaware Genealogy|St. Jones]] | [[Upland County, Delaware Genealogy|Upland]] | [[Durham County, Maryland Genealogy|Durham, MD]] | [[Worcester (old) County, Maryland Genealogy|old Worcester, MD]] | '''[[New Netherland]]''' | '''[[New Sweden]]''' <br><br>  
  
 
'''Click''' on the map to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over it to see a county name. To see a '''larger''' map, [[Delaware Counties Map|click here]].  
 
'''Click''' on the map to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over it to see a county name. To see a '''larger''' map, [[Delaware Counties Map|click here]].  
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=== Migration Routes  ===
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
  
Delaware River{{·}} [[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]  
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*The [http://www.degenweb.net/ Delaware GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.  
 
*The [http://www.degenweb.net/ Delaware GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.  
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108964932085884759035 Delaware Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108964932085884759035 Delaware Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-vital-records/ How to order Delaware Vital Records]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-vital-records/ How to order Delaware Vital Records]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-government-records/ State of Delaware County & City Government Court links]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-government-records/ State of Delaware County &amp; City Government Court links]  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/delaware/ Rotating Formation Delaware County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/delaware/ Rotating Formation Delaware County Boundary Maps and Atlases]  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/delawaregenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Delaware]  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search?QuickSearchA=QuickSearchA&q=Delaware&sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&search=Search David Rumsey Map Collection ]is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/210161959025636/ Delaware Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/210161959025636/ Delaware Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-society-archive/ List of Delaware Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-society-archive/ List of Delaware Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-counties/ History & Facts of Delaware Counties]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-counties/ History &amp; Facts of Delaware Counties]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology &amp; Meanings of Genealogical Terms  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
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Latest revision as of 07:04, 14 December 2015

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This article is about the eastern U.S. state. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation).

Guide to Delaware genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records

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Welcome to the Delaware page,
the First State

Hagley mill race, Brandywine Creek, New Castle County, DE.
Most unique genealogical features:
  • DE was part of "New Sweden." Many early church records were in Swedish.
  • Later, Delaware was also briefly part of New Netherland.
  • Due to boundary disputes, some early DE land records are found in MD.[1]


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   How to Find Information about Delaware Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

Delaware Counties

Sussex CountyKent CountyNew Castle CountyDelaware-county-map.gif
Extinct or Renamed Jurisdictions:  Deale | Hoarekill | New Amistel | St. Jones | Upland | Durham, MD | old Worcester, MD | New Netherland | New Sweden

Click on the map to go to a county page. Hover over it to see a county name. To see a larger map, click here.

Major Repositories

Delaware Public Archives · Historical Society of Delaware · Delaware Genealogical Society · National Archives Mid Atlantic Region (Philadelphia) · Allen County Public Library
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Migration Routes

Delaware River · Atlantic Coast Ports · Fall Line Road · King's Highway

Featured Content

The article, United States Emigration and Immigration lists several important sources for finding information about immigrants. These nationwide sources include references to people who settled in Delaware. Also, the Tracing Immigrant Origins article introduces the principles, search strategies, and additional record types you can use to identify an immigrant ancestor's hometown.

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Sources

  1. Alice Eichholz, ed., Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 297. (FHL Book 973 D27rb). [WorldCat entry].

 

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