Other Sources for Delaware Genealogy (click here for a PDF printable format)

Articles on Delaware Genealogy

Leon de Valinger, Jr., "Delaware" in National Genealogical Society Quarterly, XXXXV (March 1947), pp. 1-3. Reprinted in Society of American Genealogists, Genealogical Research Methods and Sources (1960).

Dale Fields, "Genealogical Source Material in the Historical Society of Delaware" in The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, vol. XXVIII, No. 2 (1973), pp. 86-93.

Compendiums of American Genealogy

Charles H. Browning, ed., The American Historical Register and Monthly Gazette of the Patriotic-Hereditary Societies of the United States (1895)

Colonial and Revolutionary Lineages of America (1965)

George Norbury MacKenzie, Colonial Families of the United States of America (1907)

National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists, Lineage Books

Frederick A. Virkus, The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy (1925-42)

Bibliographies P. William Filby, American and British Genealogy and Heraldry (1975)

Library of Congress, American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress (reprint, 1967)

Netti Schreiner-Yantis, Genealogical and Local History Books in Print (1981)


Genealogical Periodical Annual Index: Key to the Genealogical Literature (1974 to date)

Donald L Jacobus, Index to Genealogical Periodicals Together with "My Own Index" (1981 reprint of 1935 and 1953 eds.)

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Patriot Index (1966)

General Source Records

Harold Lancour, A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists, 1538-1825: Being a Guide to Published Lists of Early Immigrants to North America (1963)

Michael Tepper, Immigrants to the Middle Colonies: a Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data (1978)

Michael Tepper, New World Immigrants: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from Periodical Literature (1980)

Delaware Source Records

Wilson Lloyd Bevan, ed., History of Delaware (1929)

D.G. Beers, Atlas of the State of Delaware (1868)

Horace Burr, trans., The Records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church...1697-1773 (1890)

Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware, 1676-1699 (1904, 1935)

Henry C. Conrad, History of the State of Delaware from the Earliest Settlement to the Year 1907 (1908)

Leon de Valinger, Court Records of Kent County, Delaware, 1680-1705 (1959)

Raymond Walter Dill, William Martin Dill, and Elizabeth Ann Bosthic Dill, Souls in Heaven, Names in Stone: Kent County, Delaware Cemetery Records (1989)

Maryland and Delaware Genealogist (1959 to 1990)

Public Archives Commission of Delaware, The Governor's Register, 1674-1851 (1926)

H. Clay Reed. A Bibliography of Delaware Through 1960 (1966)

H. Clay Reed, Delaware: A History of the First State (1947)

C.H.B. Turner, Some Records of Sussex County. Delaware (1909)

You can also contact the Delaware Genealogical Society for additional help in research your Delaware family connections.

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