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We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Delaware State Archives in Dover, Delaware.

This archive contains:

  • Birth records over 72 years old
  • Marriage and death records more than 40 years old (More recent records are maintained by the Office of Vital Statistics).
  • Vital statistical information for years prior to 1913
  • Federal census schedules for the years 1800-1880 and 1900-1920
  • Reverend Joseph Brown Turner Genealogical Collection of research and correspondence concerning more than one thousand Delmarva families
  • Walter G. Tatnall Collection of Delaware tombstone records
  • WPA transcribed church records
  • Library of Delawareana
    Includes state publications, books, genealogies, pamphlets, maps, and newspaper clippings
  • Bastardy bonds, Probate records, Naturalization records, Apprentice Indentures
  • Records of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of Delaware’s state government
  • Privately compiled and donated family histories and genealogies
  • Manuscript Collections
    • Papers of distinctive Delawareans including George Read, Caesar Rodney, and John M. Clayton
    • Ridgley Papers
    • John Dickinson Collection
    • Business records of farmers, and craftsmen dating from 18th century.

"You must be at least 18 years old to purchase"

You can find out about the collections online. You can also search the Online Guide to Collections for the entire collection.

We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.

Research fees in the Delaware State Archives begin at $300 per project..

We also have Delaware genealogists.

To request in-depth research, request a research quote.

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