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Newspaper Abstracts and Index – Births, Deaths, Marriages (1789-1850)

About this guide: Transcriptions of birth, death, and marriage newspaper abstracts from the following newspapers: Delaware Gazette; The Faithful Centinel; The Delaware Gazette, and General Advertiser; Delaware and Eastern Shore Advertiser; The Monitor, & Wilmington Repository; The Federal Ark; The Museum of Delaware; The Delaware Statesman; American Watchman; and The Wilmingtonian. The abstracts were transcribed […]

Index to 1500-008-001, Marriage Records

About this guide: This list is an index for the Department of Health and Social Services, Vital Statistics, Marriage Records collection. The records were maintained by the Bureau of Vital Statistics and its predecessors from 1855 to 1934, and the indices were created by DPA. Brides and grooms are indexed separately. Listed below are two […]

Service Notice – Marriage Certificates

The Delaware Public Archives will service Delaware marriage certificates up to 1970. For marriage certificates from present-day to 1971, please contact the Office of Vital Statistics.

What do you mean not everything is online?

If I had a dollar for every time a researcher said that phrase! Unfortunately, there’s a big misconception that you can find everything about your family history with one click of the mouse. Truth is, only a very small portion of records have been digitized and are available on the internet. You still need to […]

Underutilized Records for African American Genealogy

On Saturday, February 4, at 10:30 a.m. Shamele Jordon will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives titled “Underutilized Records for African American Genealogy.” This presentation will go beyond census and vital records to show how to transcend the brick walls of African American research. Records created by the federal and county governments, organizations, […]

Researching African American Genealogy: From the Antebellum Period to the Reconstruction Era

Nineteenth century African American genealogy is particularly difficult for researchers. On Saturday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will host a special program which will explore this challenging time period for African American genealogy. Presented by Shamele Jordon, the program will focus on a variety of sources and strategies for locating ancestors […]

Delaware Public Archives to hold Workshop on Organizing Genealogical Information

Are your digital genealogy files all over the place? Have you discovered a record for your ancestor, twice? Librarian Leah Youse will be presenting a program at the Delaware Public Archives on Saturday, November 1, 10:30 a.m. on developing methods of genealogical arrangement and organization. Whether you are just getting started or you have been […]

Searching for Your Irish Family Roots

On March 1, 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a special Irish genealogical program by well-known Delaware genealogist Nancy Lyons entitled “Searching for Your Irish Family Roots.” Ms. Lyons will focus on researching Irish American ancestry both online and in U.S. record repositories. Researchers will learn how to utilize the census, vital statistics, […]

Sons of the American Revolution Make Major Donation to the Archives

On August 7, the Delaware Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (DESSAR) donated to the Delaware Public Archives seven hundred completed applications for membership to their organization which preserve records related to the events leading up to and during the American Revolution. Delaware Public Archives Director Stephen M. Marz added, “This will be […]

Delaware Public Archives to hold Workshop on Google Tools for Genealogy

Looking for a new way to search for your genealogy online?  This workshop may give you the clues you need to find your ancestors through Google.  On Saturday, August 3, 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will host a workshop entitled “Google Tools for Genealogy.”  Presented by Leah Youse, MLIS, (pictured below) this presentation will provide […]