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{{DE-sidebar}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: left; width: 74%"><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:'''''  
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*DE was part of "[[New Sweden|New Sweden]]." Many early church records were in Swedish.
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*Later, Delaware was also briefly part of [[New Netherland|New Netherland]].
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=== Featured Content  ===
 
  
{{Adoption DEGenWeb}} 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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=== Counties  ===
 
=== Counties  ===
  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&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]]  
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'''Click''' on the map to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over it to see a county name. To see a '''larger''' map, [[Delaware Counties Map|click here]].
*[[New Castle County, Delaware|New Castle]]
 
  
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=== Major Repositories  ===
*[[Sussex County, Delaware|Sussex]]
 
  
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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]]
  
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&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]]
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=== Migration Routes  ===
  
=== Major Repositories  ===
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Delaware River{{·}} [[King's Highway]]
  
[[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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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.
  
[[Delaware River]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]
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=== Research Tools  ===
  
=== 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.
  
*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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[[Image:Delaware flag.png|right|180px]]  
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~detttp/index.html Delaware Trails to the Past]
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Delaware/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[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://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Delaware.pdf BYU Research Outline for Delaware]
 
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Revision as of 21:15, 23 November 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 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.
Sussex CountyKent CountyNew Castle CountyDelaware-county-map.gif

Counties

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

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
Delaware.png

Migration Routes

Delaware River · 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

  • The 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.
Delaware flag.png

Help Wanted

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