Delaware


Map of Zwaanendael

Vinckeboons Map of Delaware-Bay

Nautical chart of Zwaanendael (“Swanendael”) and Godyn’s Bay in New Netherland. Zwaanendael was a patroonship founded by Samuel Godyn, a director of the Dutch West India Company, in 1629. Godyn made his land claim to the West India Company under jurisdiction of the Charter of Freedoms and Exemptions. After a short time, the initial 32



1910 Delaware and Maryland Census Map

1910 Delaware and Maryland Census Map

1910 Delaware and Maryland Census Map



Delaware Genealogy at Ancestry

Ancestry is the largest provider of genealogy data online. The billions of records they provide have advanced genealogy online beyond imagination just a decade ago. The following is but a small sample of what they provide for Delaware genealogy at Ancestry. While some of these databases are free, many require a subscription. You can try



Biography of John H. Townsend

John H. Townsend was born at Smyrna, Costa (now Kent) county, Delaware, March 16, 1843. When seven years of age his parents removed to Madison county, Indiana, and settled at Collinsville, where he lived with them until he reached the age of eighteen years, and was there educated. On leaving home in 1861 he went



Delaware World War 2 NMCG Casualty List

Inclusion of names in this Delaware World War II Casualty List has been determined solely by the residence of next of kin at the time of notification of the last wartime casualty status. This listing does not necessarily represent the State of birth, legal residence, or official State credit according to service enlistment. Casualties listed



Delaware County Courthouse Addresses

Division of Public Health P.O. Box 637 Dover, DE 19903 (302) 739-4721 Fax: (302) 739-3008 Kent County 414 Federal Street Dover, DE 19901 (302) 744-2305 Sussex County 2 The Circle, PO Box 589 Georgetown, DE 19947 (302) 855-7742 New Castle County 87 Reads Way New Castle, DE 19720-1648 (302) 395-8383



Delaware Vital Records

Vital records, as their name suggests, are connected with central life events: birth, marriage, and death. Maintained by civil authorities, they are prime sources of genealogical information; but, unfortunately, official vital records are available only for relatively recent periods. These records, despite their recent creation in the United States, are critically important in genealogical research,



Biographical Sketch of Matthew Bushby

Matthew Busby, of Ireland, was a weaver by trade. He came to America and settled first in Delaware, from whence he removed to Bath Co., Ky., at an early date. He had seven sons, one of whom, James, married Nancy Lewis, of Delaware, by whom he had eleven children Isaac, Rolley, John, James, Hiram, Lewis,



Biography of A. P. Johnson

A. P. Johnson. Among the learned professions there are, probably, none that demand so much tact, judgment, patience, natural executive ability and specialized knowledge as that of the educator. The individual who enters into this field, selecting it as his chosen life work and calling, must be prepared to make many sacrifices, to endure numerous



Delaware WW2 NMCG Casualty List – B Surnames

BARAN, Stephen, Seaman 1c, USN. Mother, Mrs. Anna Baran, 1220 Pearl St., Wilmington. BENNETT, Ralph Harris, Seaman 1c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Sarah Bennett, R. F. D. 1, Dover. BOWMAN, Harry S., Pfc., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Bertha C. Bowman, Tyrone Ave., Minquadale, Wilmington. BOYD, John Raymond, Gunner’s Mate 3c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Franklin



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