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The original name of Delaware was "[[New Sweden|New Sweden]]." Many early church records were in Swedish. Delaware was also part of [[New Netherland|New Netherland]].&nbsp; Did you know you can find your infamous Delaware ancestors at&nbsp;[http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/delaware.shtml Delaware Blacksheep Ancestors]?<br>
 
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=== Welcome to Delaware, The First State<br> ===
 
 
 
 
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The article, [[United States Emigration and Immigration|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|Tracing Immigrant Origins]] article introduces the principles, search strategies, and additional record types you can use to identify an immigrant ancestor's hometown.  
 
The article, [[United States Emigration and Immigration|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|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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<br>Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Deale County, Delaware|Deale]] | [[Hoarekill County, Delaware|Hoarekill]] | [[New Amistel County, Delaware|New Amistel]] | [[St. Jones County, Delaware|St. Jones]] | [[Durham County, Maryland|Durham, MD]] | [[Worcester (old) County, Maryland|old Worcester, MD]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' <br>[[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]]  
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[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  ===
  
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[[Delaware River]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]
  
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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*[http://www.degenweb.net/ The Delaware GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
 
*[http://www.degenweb.net/ The Delaware GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
  
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
 
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Revision as of 15:07, 1 October 2010

This article is about the eastern U.S. state. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation).
Delaware Wiki Topics
Delaware flag.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Delaware Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
United States  Gotoarrow.png  Delaware

Welcome to Delaware, The First State
Delaware.png Delaware flag.png

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.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Deale | Hoarekill | New Amistel | St. Jones | Upland | Durham, MD | old Worcester, MD

Major Repositories

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

Migration Routes

Delaware River · King's Highway

Research Tools

Help Wanted (or other title)

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