London Britain and the Wedge Links
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London Britain and "the Wedge" Links



Note: The Wedge is a historical triangle of land in a contested area between the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania on the Maryland border. People and families in the Cecil County, MD, (esp Elkton and Appleton) Chester County, PA (esp London Britain twp) and New Castle County, DE, mostly White Clay Creek Hundred, Newark, and Mill Creek Hundred, extended across the state lines. Below are sites relevant to researching families in this area.

Chester County Historical Society

Chester County, Pennsylvania Genweb site

Cecil County Historical Society

Cecil County, Maryland Genweb site

Delaware Historical Society

Delaware Genealogical Society

Delaware State Genweb page

New Castle County, Delaware Genweb Site

search Chester County newspapers (I haven't tried this).


Personal web pages

London Britain Russell family web page
A number of great London Britain photos: Oliver Russell's farmhouse, not far from John Smith's, London Tract Church. White Clay Creek Preserve web site
More London Britain scenery. new Hannum web site, including Chester County Hannums

Here are my favorite, invaluable general genealogical links

Gen Forum has surname info exchange

Rootsweb Genealogical Cooperative The very best genealogical resource on the Web. National Genweb project, coordinating locality research, infor- mation, surname and locality mailing lists, giant surname registry, find other people working on almost any name!

Cyndi's List. The link list to EVERYTHING genealogical on the web. Almost.

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