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This section describes valuable books, journals and articles for those researching Delaware genealogy. They are listed by subject area in the tables below.

Contents

Cemetery Records
Census Records
Church Records
City and State Directories
Court Records
Delaware History
Delaware Maps
Family Genealogies
Genealogy Research Methods
Indian Genealogies
Land Records
Military Records (Pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary War)
Military Records (War of 1812 and Mexican War)
Military Records (Civil War)
Military Records (World War I and II)
Newspapers
Orphans' Court Records
Passenger List and Immigration Records
Probate and Will Records
Tax Records
Vital Records
Available at Repository Code Descriptions

Cemetery Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Collection of Sussex County Tombstone Inscriptions Millard F. Hudson c.1928 DPA   DHS   FHC  
Hudson Cemetery Records to 1925 Robert J Redden, editor not published DPA   DHS  
Some Sussex County DE Graveyards and Sussex County Cemetery Records (a computerized list of 25,000 names) Robert & Barbara Redden 1987 not published DPA   DHS   Georgetown and Lewes public libraries
Souls in Heaven - Names in Stone; Kent County - Delaware Cemetery Records Raymond W. Dill, W. Martin Dill and Elizabeth B. Dill 1989 Contact: Wm. Martin Dill Box 12, Felton, DE 19943-9202, a compilation of almost 60,000 names. DPA   DHS   UoD   DPL   HSP  
Tombstone Collection Walter G. Tatnall DPA   DHS   FHC   HSP  

Census Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
1671 Census of the Delaware Peter S. Craig 1999 DPA   DHS  
1693 Census of the Swedes on the Delaware – Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in PA, DE, West NJ and Cecil Co MD 1638-93, The Peter S. Craig 1993 DPA   DHS  
1800 Census of Delaware Ellen S. Rogers & Louise Easter 1964 DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC  
1800 Census of Delaware Gerald M. Maddux Montgomery AL 1964 [Genealogical Publishing Co 1992] DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   DPL   FHC   HSP   NAB  
1860 and 1870 census, book and microfiche Bryan Lee Dilts Index Publishing, Salt Lake City 1984-85 DHS  
1860 Census Sussex County, Delaware R. Bemice Leonard Family Line Publications 1988 DPA   DHS   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Delaware 1782 Tax Assessment and Census Lists Ralph D. Nelson, Jr., Catherine B. Nelson, Thomas P. Doherty, Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1994 DPA   DHS   UoD   NAB  
Delaware 1800-1870 Census Indexes, Accelerated Indexing Systems Ronald Vern Jackson, ed., 1972-84; also on Ancestry.com DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Early Delaware Census Records, 1665-1697 Ronald Vern Jackson 1977 DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC   HSP  
Index to the 1850 Census of Delaware Virginia L. Olmsted, compiler Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore 1977 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   NAB  
New York Historical Manuscripts: Delaware Papers – Dutch Period (1648-64) v.18-19 Charles T Gehring Genealogical Publishing Co 1977 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP  
New York Historical Manuscripts: Delaware Papers – English Period 1664-82 v.20-1 Charles T Gehring Genealogical Publishing Co 1981 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP  
Reconstructed 1790 Census of Delaware Leon deValinger 1954 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Reconstructed Delaware State Census of 1782 Harold Hancock 1983 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   FHC   HSP  

Church Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Churches in DE During the Revolution with a Brief Account of their Settlement and Growth Elizabeth Waterston 1925 DHS  
Churches of Delaware Frank R. Zebley 1947 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   HSP  
Colonial Clergy of Maryland, Delaware and Georgia, The Frederick Lewis Weis 1978 Reprinted Genealogical Publishing Co DHS   FHS
Delaware Church Records Raymond Clark 1986
Del-Gen-Data Bank Mary Fallon Richards, editor 1986 DPA   DHS   HSP  
Directory of Churches & Religious Organizations in Delaware 1942
Early Church Records of New Castle Co 1701-1800 F. Edward Wright Family Line Publications 1994 DPA   DHS   UoD  
Historical Records Survey of the WPA Public Archives Commission
Index to the Inventory of Church Archives in Delaware Robert Campbell 1939 DPA   DHS   FHC  
Indexes to Old Swedes Vital Records 1697-Present Raymond A. Nichols Available only at Old Swedes Library.
Maryland and Delaware Genealogist Raymond Clark 1959-1990
Old Swedes Church Records: 1713-99 Horace Burr Family Line Publications
Records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church 1697-1773, The & Abstracts of English Records 1773-1810 Horace Burr, ed. 1890, 1919 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   HSP  
Some Records of Sussex County, Delaware Charles H. B. Turner Heritage Books
Vital Records of Kent and Sussex Counties Delaware F. Edward Wright Family Line Publications 1986 [these are church records] DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Welsh Tract Primitive Baptist Church 1701-1828 Delaware Historical Society 1904 (2 volumes) DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  

City and State Directories

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Farm Journal Directory of Sussex County, Delaware, The 1913 W. Atkinson Company DHS  
Farm Journal Farm and Business Directory of New Castle County, Delaware, The 1914 W. Atkinson Company DHS  
Gopsill's Wilmington Directory, 1845-1898 1898 James Gopsill's Sons UoD  
Polk's Wilmington (New Castle County, Del.) City Directory 1868- 1868 R. L. Polk and Co. UoD  

Court Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Court Records of Kent County Delaware 1680-1705 Leon de Valinger, Jr, editor, Am Historical Association 1959 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   FHC  
New Castle County Archives Delaware Historical Record Survey 1941 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware 1676-1699 Colonial Society of Pennsylvania 1904, 1935 2 volumes DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WNT   FHC  
Records of the Court of Sussex County Delaware 1677-1710 Craig W Horle University of Pennsylvania Press 1992 DPA   DHS   UoD   NAB  
Some Records of Sussex County Delaware Charles H. B. Turner Heritage Books

Delaware History

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Delaware Place Names L .W. Heck, et al 1966 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC  
Delaware: A History of the First State Henry Clay Reed and Marion Bjornson Reed, eds. 1947 3 vols. Indexed. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Delaware's Fugitive Records Edward E Heite Delaware Public Archives Inventory #2 1980 DPA   DHS   HGL   FHC  
Development of Early Emigrant Trails in the United States East of the Mississippi River, The Marcus W. Lewis 1933 [reprint NGS Special Publication #3 1965 now out of print]
Durham Co Maryland - Sussex Co. Delaware Mary Fallon Richards DGS Journal 3:4:73   
Forest of Appoquinimink, The Clifford Pryor DHS  
Geological Survey Bulletin #1245 Washington DC
History of Delaware 2nd ed. John A. Munroe Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press 1984 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
History of Delaware, 1607-1888 John Thomas Scharf 1888 Philadelphia: Richards 2 vols. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
History of Delaware. Past and Present Wilson Lloyd Bevan, ed. 1929 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
History of Kent County, Delaware Harold Hancock 1976 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   NAB  
History of Lewes, Delaware and Vicinity Virginia Cullen 1956 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   FHC   HSP  
History of Sussex County, Delaware Harold Hancock 1976 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL  
History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware, A Benjamin Ferris 1846: Wilson and Heald; reprint 1987 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
History of the State of Delaware from the Earliest Settlements to the Year 1907 Henry Clay Conrad 1908 3 vols., indexed DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Index to Scharf's History of Delaware Gladys M. Coghlan and Dale Fields 1976 Delaware Historical Society 3 vols. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Milford, Delaware, Area After 1776, The E Dallas Hitchins 1985 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Milford, Delaware, Area Before 1776, The E Dallas Hitchins 1976 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   DPL   WNT   HSP   NAB  
New York Historical Manuscripts: Delaware Papers – Dutch Period (1648-64) v.18-19 Charles T Gehring Genealogical Publishing Co 1977 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP  
New York Historical Manuscripts: Delaware Papers – English Period 1664-82 v.20-1 Charles T Gehring Genealogical Publishing Co 1981 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP  
Postal History of Delaware, A Harvey C. Bounds 1938 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   HSP  
Swedish Settlements on the Delaware 1638-1664, The Amandus Johnson two volumes 1911 [reprinted Genealogical Publishing Co 1981] DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  

Delaware Maps

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Atlas of New Castle County Delaware G. Wm Baist 1878
Atlas of the State of Delaware D. G. Beers Pomeroy & Beers, Philadelphia 1868, Sussex Prints, Georgetown DE 1978 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
City Atlas of Wilmington Delaware G. M. Hopkins & Co 1878
Delaware Place Names L .W. Heck, et al 1966 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC  
Gazetteer of Maryland and Delaware, A Henry Gannett 1904 Genealogical Publishing Co 1976 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   HSP   NAB  
Gazetteer of the World Columbian-Lippincott 1962
Geological Survey Bulletin #1245 Washington DC
History of Delaware, 1607-1888 John Thomas Scharf 1888 Philadelphia: Richards 2 vols. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Index to Scharf's History of Delaware Gladys M. Coghlan and Dale Fields 1976 Delaware Historical Society 3 vols. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Postal History of Delaware, A Harvey C. Bounds 1938 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   HSP  
Property Atlas, City of Wilmington G. Wm Baist 1901

Family Genealogies

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Allied Families of Delaware: Stretcher, Fenwick, Davis, Draper, Kipshaven, Stidham Edwin Jaquett Sellers 1901 DHS   UoD  
Bible Records of Delaware 13 vols. + index 1941-67 DAR Being reprinted by Donald 0. Virdin DPA   DHS   UoD   NAB  
Bibliography of Delaware 1960-1974 H. Clay Reed and Marion B. Reed 1976 UD Press
Bibliography of Delaware through 1960, A H. Clay Reed and Marion B. Reed 1966 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Biographical and Genealogical History of the State of Delaware J. M. Runk Chambersburg PA 1899 2 vols. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   HSP  
Colonial Delaware Assemblymen 1682-1776 Bruce A. Bendler
Colonial Families of Delaware Ed Wright v.1-5 Index Website
Delaware Genealogies Donald 0. Virdin 1984 DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC  
Delaware Historical and Genealogical Recall, The Matilda Spicer Hart 1933; [indexed 1984] DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC   HSP  
Delaware History Vol 17
Descendants of Thomas Hale of Delaware with ... Jamison and Green Families, The Thomas Hale Streets 1913 DHS   UoD  
Early Delaware Land Grants, Plantations and Families Jeremiah Sweeney 1858 UoD  
genealogical notes (9 volumes) on Sussex families Charles H B Turner DHS   FHC   HSP  
genealogical notes, mostly Kent & Sussex Matilda Spicer Hart Historical Society of Pennsylvania (6 volumes) HSP  
Governor's Register 1674-1851 Delaware Public Archives Commission 1926 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   FHC  
Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of Delaware McCarter and Jackson Aldine Publishing and Engraving Co. 1882 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT  
History of Delaware. Past and Present Wilson Lloyd Bevan, ed. 1929 V. 3 & 4 contain biographical material DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware, A Benjamin Ferris 1846: Wilson and Heald; reprint 1987 with every name index available from DGS DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Rev. Joseph Brown Turner Genealogical Collection, The (notes on 1000 Delmarva families) Rev. Joseph Brown Turner [647 microfiche] DPA   DHS   UoD   DPL   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Some Records of Sussex County, Delaware Charles H. B. Turner 1909 Heritage Books DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Who's Who in Delaware 1932, 1939

Genealogy Research Methods

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide to Family History and Genealogy 1997
Ancestry's Redbook American State, County and Town Sources 1992 Ancestry Publications
Directory of Historical Records in Delaware Richmond D. Williams, compiler, 1995 [Delaware Historical Records Advisory Board] DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC  
Development of Early Emigrant Trails in the United States, The Marcus Winfield Lewis 1933 Reprinted 1972 by National Genealogical Society
Evidence! Citation and Analysis for the Family Historian Elizabeth Shown Mills 1997
Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives National Archives 1983 DHS   HGL   UoD  
How to Find Your Family Roots Timothy F. Beard 1977 DHS   UoD  
Redbook American State, County and Town Sources Ancestry 1992
Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 3rd edition Val Greenwood Genealogical Publishing Co 2000 DHS   UoD  
Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy, The Arlene Eakle & Johni Cerny Ancestry Pub., 1996 DHS   UoD  

Indian Genealogies

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Delaware Indians, A History, The C. A. Weslager 1972
Lenape, The Herbert C. Kraft 1986
Nanticoke Indians Past and Present, The 1983
Siconese Indians of Lewes 1979

Land Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Archives of the Colony of New Amsterdam, The 13 volumes
Breviate in the Boundary Dispute Between Pennsylvania and Maryland, The Pennsylvania Archives v.16 (2nd series)
Deed Book Abstracts: Kent Co [10v] Books A-V (1680-1775) Mary Brewer, Irma Harper published 1993-2002 DelawareRoots.com, Family Line Publications, Willow Bend Books NAB  
Deed Book Abstracts: New Castle Co [7v] Books A-C, E-N, Q, S-W (1673- 1765) Carol Bryant, Carol Garrett, Mary Brewer published 1993-2002 DelawareRoots.com, Family Line Publications, Willow Bend Books NAB  
Deed Book Abstracts: Sussex Co [9v] Books AB, F-N (1681-1789) Mary Brewer, Jolmita P. Malone, F. Edward Wright, Elaine Hastings Mason published 1993-2002 DelawareRoots.com, Family Line Publications, Willow Bend Books NAB  
Original Land Titles in Delaware, aka The Duke of York Record 1646 - 1679 Delaware General Assembly Family Line Publications 1989
Walter Wharton's Land Survey Register, 1675-1679 Albert Cook Myers, ed. 1955 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  

Military Records - Pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary War

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Battle of Cooch's Bridge, Sep 3, 1777 Edward W Cooch 1940
Cheney Clow's Rebellion Rev Joseph Brown Turner 1912 Delaware Historical Society Library DHS  
Colonial Delaware Soldiers and Sailors and Revolutionary Patriots of Delaware Henry C. Peden, Jr Family Line Publications 1995 DHS   UoD   NAB  
Colonial Military Organization in Delaware, 1638-1776 Leon de Valinger 1938
Compiled Service Records of Delaware Revolutionary War Soldiers Delaware Historical Society Library DHS  
DAR Patriot Index Centennial Edition 3 vol. (Washington DC 1994 and later supplements)
service proven 1890-1990
Defenses of Philadelphia in 1777 Worthington Chauncey Ford 1894-1895 Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Delaware Archives, Military 1740's-1815, 5 vols. Public Archives Commission 1911-1916; AMS Press 1974 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Delaware Continentals, 1776-1783, The Christopher L Ward 1941 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Delaware Loyalists Harold B Hancock 1940 Gregg, 1973 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Federalist Delaware 1775-1815 John A Munroe 1954 Rutgers
Forgotten Heroes of Delaware W Emerson Wilson 1969 Cambridge DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   FHC   HSP  
Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files v.1-4 Virgil White 1991-1992 DHS  
Index to Revolutionary War Pension Applications in the National Archives National Genealogical Society 1976 DHS   NAM  
Memoir of Brigadier General John Dagworthy George Marshall 1895 Delaware Historical Society Library DHS  
PA Archives, v.2
Records of the Revolutionary War W.T.R. Saffell, ed. Delaware Historical Society Library DHS  
Revolutionary Patriots of Delaware 1775-1783 Henry C. Peden, Jr 1996 Family Line Publications
Revolutionary Patriots, MD & DE 1775-1783 Henry C. Peden, Jr 1996 Family Line Publications DPA   DHS   NAB  
Revolutionary Pensioners of 1818 Delaware Historical Society Library DHS  
Revolutionary Soldiers of Delaware, The William G Whiteby 1896 Delaware Historical Society Library DHS  
Revolutionary War Dictionary, The Mark Mayo Boatner III
Washington's Army in Delaware in the Summer of 1777 [Address delivered at Cooch's Bridge DE, 9 Sep 1927] John P. Nields 1932 Public Archives Commission Washington and Delaware 1932

Military Records - War of 1812 and Mexican War

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Rodney's Diary and Other Delaware Records C.H.B. Turner 1911 DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC  
Delaware Archives, Military 1740's-1815, volumes 4 and 5. Public Archives Commission 5 volumes; 1911-1916; AMS Press 1974 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Index to War of 1812 Pension Files v.1-4 Virgil White 1992

Military Records - Civil War

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Civil War Dictionary, The Mark Mayo Boatner III DHS  
Civil War Records from US Provost Marshal General's Bureau and Adjutant General's Office Delaware Union Army Volunteers DHS  
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 3 Delaware Marriages and Deaths from Newspapers, 1729-1853 Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1997 Delaware Genealogical Society 1997. DHS   UoD   Order from Willow Bend Books (800) 876-6103
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 4 Delaware Marriages and Deaths from the Delaware Gazette, 1865-1874 Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1998 Delaware Genealogical Society DHS   UoD   Order from Willow Bend Books (800) 876-6103
Four Years in the War: A History of the First Regiment Delaware Veteran Volunteers Rev. Thomas G. Murphey DHS  
History of Delaware, 1607-1888 John Thomas Scharf 1888 Philadelphia: Richards 2 vols. DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force of the U. S. Army DPA   DHS  
To Those Who Wore the Gray 1960 DPA  

Military Records - World War I and II

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
59th Pioneer Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces, France, 1918-1919 Lemaire DHS  
Delaware's Role in World War II 1940-1946 William H. Conner and Leon deValinger, Jr. 1955

Newspapers

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Delaware Advertiser 1827-31 & Genealogical Extracts Margaret M. Frazier 1987 DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC   NAB  
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 1 Deaths from the Delaware Gazette, 1854-1859, 1861-1864 Mary Fallon Richards 1995 Delaware Genealogical Society DHS   UoD  
Order from the DGS   
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 2 Marriages from the Delaware Gazette, 1854-1859, 1861-1864 Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1996 Delaware Genealogical Society DHS   UoD  
Order from the DGS   
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 3 Delaware Marriages and Deaths from Newspapers, 1729-1853 Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1997 Delaware Genealogical Society 1997. DHS   UoD   Order from Willow Bend Books (800) 876-6103
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 4 Delaware Marriages and Deaths from the Delaware Gazette, 1865-1874 Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1998 Delaware Genealogical Society. DHS   UoD   Order from Willow Bend Books (800) 876-6103
Delaware Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers Volume 5 Delaware Marriages and Deaths from the Delaware Gazette, 1875-1879 Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 2000 Delaware Genealogical Society DHS   UoD   Order from Willow Bend Books (800) 876-6103
Delaware Newspaper Abstracts v.1 1786-1795 from Delaware Gazette and Delaware Eastern Shore Advertiser” F. Edward Wright 1984 Family Line Publications DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   FHC   NAB  
Maryland Eastern Shore Newspaper Abstracts 1790-1834 v.1-8 Irma Harper and F. Edward Wright Family Line Publications

Orphans' Court Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Abstracts of the Orphans' Court of Sussex Co, DE, Libers 1,2,3,4,A: 1708-1709, 1728-1777. V. L. Skinner 2000
Orphans' Court Proceedings of New Castle Co DE 1742-1761. F. Edward Wright 2001

Passenger List and Immigration Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Abstracts of the Orphans' Court of Sussex Co, DE, Libers 1,2,3,4,A: 1708-1709, 1728-1777. V. L. Skinner 2000
Del-Gen-Data Bank Mary Fallon Richards, editor 1986 DPA   DHS   HSP  
History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware, A Benjamin Ferris 1846: Wilson and Heald; reprint 1987 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP  
Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography P. William Filby DHS   UoD   DPL   HSP  
Passenger and Immigration Lists Index P. William Filby 1981 and its annual supplements. DHS   UoD   DPL   HSP  
Swedish Settlements on the Delaware 1638-1664, The Amandus Johnson two volumes 1911 [reprinted Genealogical Publishing Co 1981] DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  

Probate and Will Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County 1682-1880, A National Society of Colonial Dames 1911 Genealogical Publishing Co, 1977 Heritage Books, Bowie, MD DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Calendar of Kent County, Delaware, Probate Records, 1680-1800 Leon de Valinger, Jr., comp. Public Archives Commission 1944 [Family Line Publications 1993] DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware, Probate Records, 1680-1800 Leon de Valinger, Jr. comp. Public Archives Commission 1964 [Heritage Books 1993] DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Index to Kent County Probates 1680-1925 Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs 1994; now on Delaware Public Archives Website (www.Archives.state.de.us) DPA   DHS  
Index to Sussex County DE Wills, 1800-1851 Marguerite R Moore Family Line Publications 1995-97. DHS  
Rodney's Diary and Other Delaware Records C.H.B. Turner 1911 DPA   DHS   UoD   FHC  
Will Abstracts: Books L 1852-1860 Marguerite R Moore Family Line Publications 1995-97. DHS  
Will Abstracts: Books M 1860-1869

Tax Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Colonial Delaware Records 1681-1713 Bruce A. Bendler Family Line Publications 1992 DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   DPL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Delaware 1782 Tax Assessment and Census Lists Ralph D. Nelson, Jr., Catherine B. Nelson, Thomas P. Doherty, Mary Fallon Richards and John C. Richards 1994 DPA   DHS   UoD   NAB  
Delaware Tax Assessment Records, 1803-1804 & 1852-1853 (by hundreds) DPA   FHC   DHS  
List for Delaware 1862-1866 US Internal Revenue Service DPA   DHS   FHC   NAM  
New Castle County Assessment Records, 1816-1817 Karen Ackerman DHS   FHC  

Vital Records

Title Author Publication Available at Repository
Delaware 1850-1880 Mortality Schedule Ronald Vern Jackson, Wylma Winmill, & Shirley P. Zachrison 1981 DHS   HGL   HSP  
Del-Gen-Data Bank Mary Fallon Richards, editor 1986 DPA   DHS   HSP  
Maryland and Delaware Genealogist Raymond Clark 1959-1990 DPA   DHS   UoD   WIL   FHC   HSP  
Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records v.1-5 1648-1825 Ed Wright
Some Records of Sussex County, Delaware Charles H. B. Turner 1909 Heritage Books DPA   DHS   HGL   UoD   WIL   WNT   FHC   HSP   NAB  
Vital Records of the Jesuit Missions of the Eastern Shore 1760-1800 F. Edward Wright 1986 includes Old Bohemia Catholic

Available at Repository Code Descriptions

This table list the codes used in the Available at Repository column in the tables above. Click the Code to get more detailed information about the Repository.

Code Description
DHS Delaware Historical Society
DPA Delaware Public Archives
DPL Dover Public Library
FHC Family History Centers
HGL Hagley Museum Library
HSP Historical Society of Pennsylvania
NAB Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture (Maryland)
NAM National Archives Mid-Atlantic Region (Philadelphia, PA)
UoD University of Delaware Morris Library
WIL Wilmington Institute Free Library
WNT Winterthur Museum Library