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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:'''''  
 
}}<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:'''''  
 
*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.  
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*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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=== Counties  ===
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== Delaware Counties  ==
  
 
::::::*[[New Castle County, Delaware|New Castle]]  
 
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::::::*[[Kent County, Delaware|Kent]]  
 
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::::::*[[Sussex County, Delaware|Sussex]] <br><br>
 
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'''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]]'''  
 
'''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]]'''  
  
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=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
[[Delaware Public Archives]]{{·}} [[Historical Society of Delaware]]{{·}} [[Delaware Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Mid Atlantic Region (Philadelphia)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]] [[Image:Delaware.png|right|200px]]  
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[[Delaware Public Archives]]{{·}} [[Historical Society of Delaware]]{{·}} [[Delaware Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Mid Atlantic Region (Philadelphia)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]] [[Image:Delaware.png|right|200px|Delaware.png]]  
  
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
  
Delaware River{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]  
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Delaware River{{·}} [[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]  
  
 
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
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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.
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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.  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/delawaregenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Delaware]
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Revision as of 23:25, 15 March 2013

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

Delaware Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Delaware Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
United States  Gotoarrow.png  Delaware

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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Online Records



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.

Research Tools

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Wiki articles describing these articles are found at:


Help with the Delaware Wiki pages

Wiki Volunteers Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need willing volunteers. You can help:

  • Expand county articles
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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].