Census & related Lists of various kinds:
Free African Americans - Heads of Household in the 1800 Delaware Census (listed by
Free African Americans - Heads of Household in the 1810 Delaware Census (listed by
Free African Americans - Heads of Household in the 1820 Delaware Census (listed by
Pensioners Census - Revolutionary or Military Services (1840)
Delaware - Genealogical Research Guide
Delaware - [Note: This is a single part of what will be, by my classification, about 240
compact tribal histories (contact to 1900). It is limited to the lower 48 states of the
U.S. but also includes those First Nations from Canada and Mexico that had
important roles (Huron, Micmac, Assiniboine, etc.)] - quote from the web site.
Families and Surnames:
Family Group Sheet Project - Do you have an ancestor (or information on someone) who
lived in Delaware sometime between 1787, when Delaware was the first state to
ratify the Constitution, and 1800? If so, you may be interested in sharing information
on their life and family with the Delaware Genealogical Society - web site quote.
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
Please click on graphic below, " " (if present) for the entire GHLL county "package"
(To list a local society, please contact us.)
New Castle -
New Castle -
Society Name and Location
Lower DelMarVa Genealogical Society, serving parts of Delaware, Maryland and|
Virginia. (Salisbury, MD)
Jewish Historical Society of Delaware (Wilmington, DE)
New Castle Historical Society (Wilmington, DE)
Sussex County Genealogical Society (Rehoboth Beach, DE)
Historical interest Items, etc.:
Abbott's Mill - Nature Center
Abbott's Mill - Milling was once a major part of the agricultural economy in Delaware.
Cooch-Dayett Mills - Milling was once a major part of the agricultural economy in
Hale-Byrnes House - Operated by the Delaware Society for the Preservation of
Lighthouse - Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation
Lighthouse - Fenwick Island Lighthouse, Fenwick Island, DE
Milford Museum - Housed in a former post office building, the Milford Museum's
permanent exhibits tell the story of the city from its earliest beginnings on the
Robinson House - Robinson House is home to the Claymont Historical Society & The
Darley Society, which jointly formed the Naamans Heritage Association whose sole
responsibility is to manage the House via a Board of Governors.
Todd House - Home of the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office
Libraries & Newspapers:
Genealogical information and Repositories - Libraries and most of the original record
repositories where you can do Delaware genealogical research are listed in this site.
Hagley Museum and Library - Where the du Pont Story Begins...
Migrations to, from and through:
19th Century Immigrant Roots - Records for Wilmington, Delaware, USA and Vicinity.
Penny Post Cards from Delaware - All of the cards shown on this site are in the hands of
private collectors. They are shown for your enjoyment. None are for sale.
State Capital City: Dover (Capital since 1777 - located in Kent County)
The State name: The name "Delaware" originates from the Delaware River and Bay, named in honor of Sir Thomas West (Lord De La Warr), governor of the English colony at Jamestown, Virginia in 1610.
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Please take note: About the only records you can get from the counties are deeds and
probate records. The rest of the vital records are held by the State office in Dover.
Delaware Counties - Will Testators Index.
Probate Database - State of Delaware Records Search Engine