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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Delaware Genealogy|Delaware]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Kent County'''
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:''This article is about a county in state of Delaware. For other uses, see ''[[Kent (disambiguation)|''Kent (disambiguation)'']]
 
:''This article is about a county in state of Delaware. For other uses, see ''[[Kent (disambiguation)|''Kent (disambiguation)'']]
  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Delaware]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Kent County'''  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Kent County, Delaware Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 109-117. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref> </center>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://courts.delaware.gov/Superior/telephones_kc.stm Kent County Courthouse]<br>414 Federal Street<br>Dover, De 19901<br>Phone: 302-744-2347  
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[http://courts.delaware.gov/locations/superior_kt.stm Kent County Courthouse]<br>414 Federal Street<br>Dover, De 19901<br>Phone: 302-744-2347  
  
 
Clerk of Peace has marriage records.<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records.<br>Recorder of Deeds has land records from 1680.<br>Register of Wills has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), New Castle, Delaware Page 121 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Clerk of Peace has marriage records.<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records.<br>Recorder of Deeds has land records from 1680.<br>Register of Wills has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), New Castle, Delaware Page 121 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.co.kent.de.us/ http://www.co.kent.de.us/]]<br>Kent County Levy Court<br>Administrative Complex<br>555 Bay Road<br>Dover, DE 19901  
 
[http://www.co.kent.de.us/ http://www.co.kent.de.us/]]<br>Kent County Levy Court<br>Administrative Complex<br>555 Bay Road<br>Dover, DE 19901  
  
== History ==
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=== Kent County, Delaware Historical Facts ===
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*Renamed from St. Johns County, 17 December 1682.  
 
*Renamed from St. Johns County, 17 December 1682.  
*Interesting note - Kent County is one of few counties bordering another county with same same across state line, [[Kent County, Maryland|Kent ]]County, Maryland
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*Interesting note - Kent County is one of few counties bordering another county with same same across state line, [[Kent County, Maryland Genealogy|Kent ]]County, Maryland
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Kent County was created 8 August 1673 from [[St. Jones County, Delaware|St. Jones]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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Kent County was created 8 August 1673 from [[St. Jones County, Delaware Genealogy|St. Jones]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Delaware County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/delaware/ "Rotating Formation Delaware County Boundary Maps"] (1673-1841) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[New Castle County, Delaware|New Castle]] | [[Sussex County, Delaware|Sussex]] | '''Maryland''' counties: [[Caroline County, Maryland|Caroline]] | [[Kent County, Maryland|Kent]] | [[Queen Anne's County, Maryland|Queen Anne's]]  
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*[[New Castle County, Delaware Genealogy|New Castle]]&nbsp;
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*[[Sussex County, Delaware Genealogy|Sussex]]&nbsp;
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*[[Caroline County, Maryland Genealogy|Caroline, Maryland]]&nbsp;
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*[[Kent County, Maryland Genealogy|Kent, Maryland]]&nbsp;
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*[[Queen Anne's County, Maryland Genealogy|Queen Anne's, Maryland]]&nbsp;
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== Native American Reservations  ==
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== Populated Places ==
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=== Populated Places ===
  
 
'''Cities''':  
 
'''Cities''':  
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*Dover Air Force Base
 
*Dover Air Force Base
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Kent County, Delaware Genealogy Resources  ===
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==== Biography ====
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[[Image:Dekent.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]  
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==== Bible Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=10&GScnty=313&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|524560|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=10&CScnty=313 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://theusgenweb.org/de/kent/cemeteries/cemeteries.html DEGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Kent+Delaware&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Delaware&county=Kent&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/de/kent/index.htm DEGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/delaware/kent.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/de/index.htm Delaware Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Delaware}}  
 
{{Census|Delaware}}  
  
==== Church History &amp; Records<br>  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
  
 
*USGS [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:2:::NO::P1_COUNTY,P1_STATE:Kent,Delaware GNIS]
 
*USGS [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:2:::NO::P1_COUNTY,P1_STATE:Kent,Delaware GNIS]
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
 
==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
==== Land &amp; Deeds ====
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==== Migration ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Delaware, Kent County on page 126.]
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Delaware, Kent County on page 126.]
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932394|Delaware Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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Index and Images  
 
Index and Images  
  
Kent County, Delaware Probate records, 1680-1800 on line at http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4020 original data: Valinger, Leon de, com/ Calendar of Kent County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800.  
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Kent County, Delaware Probate records, 1680-1800 on line at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4020] Ancestry.com $ original data: Valinger, Leon de, com/ Calendar of Kent County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800.  
  
 
*DeValinger, Leon. ''A Calendar of Kent County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800''. Dover, Delaware: Public Archives Commission, 1944. (Family History Library {{FHL|310017|title-id|disp=film 1035860 item 4; fiche 6051248}}.) Facsimile reproduction of the original (Family History Library {{FHL|781065|title-id|disp=book 975.14 P28d}}.)  
 
*DeValinger, Leon. ''A Calendar of Kent County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800''. Dover, Delaware: Public Archives Commission, 1944. (Family History Library {{FHL|310017|title-id|disp=film 1035860 item 4; fiche 6051248}}.) Facsimile reproduction of the original (Family History Library {{FHL|781065|title-id|disp=book 975.14 P28d}}.)  
 
*Indexes to probate records 1801-1833, in three volumes by Mary Marshall Brewer (Lewes,Del.: Delmarva Roots, 2002.)
 
*Indexes to probate records 1801-1833, in three volumes by Mary Marshall Brewer (Lewes,Del.: Delmarva Roots, 2002.)
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*'''1650 - 1974''' {{RecordSearch|1447341|Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br><br>
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/de-vital-records/ How to order Delaware Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online]$ or download an application for Delaware [http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/ss/files/birth.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/ss/files/marriage.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/ss/files/death.pdf Death Certificate] to mail.
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'''Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society'''<br> P.O. Box 1787<br> Dover, DE 19903-1787<br> E-Mail: [mailto:info@downstatedegenealogists.org info@downstatedegenealogists.org]<br> [http://www.downstatedegenealogists.org/index.html Website]<br> [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Downstate-Delaware-Genealogical-Society/541953745909366 Facebook]<br>
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<br> '''The Delaware Public Archives'''<br> 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd<br> Dover, Delaware.<br> 302) 744-5016<br> E-Mail: [mailto:sarah.denison@state.de.us sarah.denison@state.de.us]<br> [http://archives.delaware.gov/checklists/index.shtml Website]<br>
  
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<br> '''The Greater Harrington Historical Society'''<br> 108-110 Fleming St<br> Harrington DE 19952<br> 302-398-3698<br> E-Mail: [mailto:Harringtonhistoricalsocietymuseum@verizon.net Harringtonhistoricalsocietymuseum@verizon.net]<br>
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<br> '''Milford Historical Society'''<br> 501 Northwest Front Street<br> Milford, DE 19963<br> 302 422-4222<br> [https://twitter.com/@ParsonThorne Twitter]<br> [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Milford-Historical-Society/626731810754646 Facebook]<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Dover Delaware Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[Dover Delaware Family History Center]]<br>
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/delaware/kent-county/ Kent County, DE History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108964932085884759035 Delaware Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/210161959025636/ Delaware Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dekent/ The Kent County DEGenWeb Project], an member of [[DEGenWeb|The DEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dekent/ The Kent County DEGenWeb Project], an member of [[DEGenWeb|The DEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/de/kent/index.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/de/kent/index.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/de/kent/index.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County. (Backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/de/kent/index.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County. (Backup site)  
*{{FHL|Delaware%2C+Kent|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Kent County  
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*{{FHL|Delaware%2C+Kent|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Kent County  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/DE/Kent/ Kent County,&nbsp;Delaware Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/DE/Kent/ Kent County,&nbsp;Delaware Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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This article is about a county in state of Delaware. For other uses, see Kent (disambiguation)

Guide to Kent County, Delaware ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Information

Kent County, Delaware Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1680 1681

County Courthouse

Kent County Courthouse
414 Federal Street
Dover, De 19901
Phone: 302-744-2347

Clerk of Peace has marriage records.
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records.
Recorder of Deeds has land records from 1680.
Register of Wills has probate records. [2]


http://www.co.kent.de.us/]
Kent County Levy Court
Administrative Complex
555 Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901

Kent County, Delaware Historical Facts

  • Renamed from St. Johns County, 17 December 1682.
  • Interesting note - Kent County is one of few counties bordering another county with same same across state line, Kent County, Maryland

Parent County

Kent County was created 8 August 1673 from St. Jones County. [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Delaware County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Delaware County Boundary Maps" (1673-1841) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

 

Native American Reservations

Populated Places

Cities:

Towns:

Communities:

  • Rising Sun-Lebanon
  • Riverview
  • Rodney Village
  • Woodside East

Hundreds: More information can be found at Delaware Hundreds.

  • Duck Creek
  • East Dover
  • Kenton
  • Little Creek
  • Milford
  • Mispillion
  • North Murderkill
  • South Murderkill
  • West Dover

Military:

  • Dover Air Force Base

Kent County, Delaware Genealogy Resources

Dekent.jpg

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
DEGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
DEGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Delaware Interment
Billion Graves
See Delaware Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Kent County, Delaware Genealogy census records online, see: Delaware Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Delaware, Kent County on page 126.]
Civil War

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Occupations

Periodicals

Poorhouse, Almshouse

Probate

Index and Images

Kent County, Delaware Probate records, 1680-1800 on line at [1] Ancestry.com $ original data: Valinger, Leon de, com/ Calendar of Kent County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800.

  • DeValinger, Leon. A Calendar of Kent County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800. Dover, Delaware: Public Archives Commission, 1944. (Family History Library film 1035860 item 4; fiche 6051248.) Facsimile reproduction of the original (Family History Library book 975.14 P28d.)
  • Indexes to probate records 1801-1833, in three volumes by Mary Marshall Brewer (Lewes,Del.: Delmarva Roots, 2002.)

Repositories

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

See also How to order Delaware Vital Records, order electronically online$ or download an application for Delaware Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate to mail.

Societies and Libraries

Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1787
Dover, DE 19903-1787
E-Mail: info@downstatedegenealogists.org
Website
Facebook


The Delaware Public Archives
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Dover, Delaware.
302) 744-5016
E-Mail: sarah.denison@state.de.us
Website


The Greater Harrington Historical Society
108-110 Fleming St
Harrington DE 19952
302-398-3698
E-Mail: Harringtonhistoricalsocietymuseum@verizon.net


Milford Historical Society
501 Northwest Front Street
Milford, DE 19963
302 422-4222
Twitter
Facebook



Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 109-117. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), New Castle, Delaware Page 121 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content