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Tombstone and Cemetery Records

The Private Vital Statistics, Tombstone and Cemetery Records Collection consists of tombstone information gathered from various church and family cemeteries in Delaware. The card catalog index consists of 186 cards and can be used to search the collection, which ranges from circa 1700 to 1991.

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Tombstone and Cemetery Records Details

This collection spans ca. 1700 – 1991 and are arranged alphabetically by name of cemetery or church. Index cards show the name(s) of the deceased, the name and location of the cemetery, and the page number. Index cards are arranged alphabetically by the name of the cemetery, or the name of the family responsible for the cemetery if known. Available in person or on CONTENTdm; the single PDF contains all cards.





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