Talk:Delaware, United States Genealogy

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

Delaware Genealogical Society calendar

  • 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]

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.

  • David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  1. Alice Eichholz, ed., Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 297. (FHL Book 973 D27rb). [WorldCat entry].