Delaware Cemeteries

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Online Resources

The following have significant cemetery listings for Arkansas State:
  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
  • This site frequently has tombstone images
    • List of cemeteriesIn their database.
      • 1) Select the state, 2) pick a county, and 3) click Search. (There are too many cemeteries for a statewide list.)
        • Tip: To switch to a different county, click Cemetery Lookup under Actions at the left.
      • When you have a list, click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

  • Billion Graves Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click Search


Publications

Following is a list of the major collections and publications for the state of Delaware:

  • Clark, Raymond B., ed. Delaware Tombstone Inscriptions. St. Michaels, Maryland: R. B. Clark, 1989. FHL book 975.1 A1 no. 20. This contains burial information on 700 revolutionary soldiers in the three counties, 600 of which are in small church and family cemeteries.
  • Dill, Raymond Walter. Souls in Heaven, Names in Stone, Kent County, Delaware Cemetery Records. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1989. FHL book 975.14 V3d. The information for this work was gathered from headstones, cemetery records, maps, deeds, Bibles and by word of mouth.
  • Hudson, Millard F. Cemetery Records of Sussex County, Delaware. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948. FHL film 006690. This includes transcriptions from 630 cemeteries. It is available at the Delaware Public Archives and at the Family History Library.
  • Tatnall, Walter G. Tombstone Records, New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex County, Delaware. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1949. FHL film 006303. This includes inscriptions from nearly 800 small cemeteries. It is available at the Delaware Public Archives and at the Family History Library. A card index to this is available at the Delaware Public Archives. The Family History Library does not have a copy of the index.


Other Sources

Some cemetery records for Delaware are being printed in the:

The Historical Society of Delaware also has a collection of cemetery records.

A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts available at the Family History Library is found in:

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Library. Index to United States Cemeteries. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. FHL films 1206468-94. Film 1206469 includes Delaware, among other states.

The Family History Library has copies of many other sexton and tombstone records listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

DELAWARE - CEMETERIES

DELAWARE, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES

DELAWARE, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES

Some cemetery record collections are also listed under "Vital Records" in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog.