Category: Delaware


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Architecture and Rural Life in Central Delaware, 1700–1900

By: Herman, Bernard L.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press, 1987, 2000

About AuthorBernard L. Herman teaches at the University of Delaware, where is a professor of art history and senior research fellow at the Center for Historic Architecture and Design. Among his many publications are Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic: Looking at Buildings and Landscapes (co-author with Gabrielle M. Lanier) and Historical Architectural and the Study of American Culture (co-editor with Lu Ann De Cunzo).Reviews&#... View more info

MAP: Maryland and Delaware: 1885-87

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

This large scale map, first issued between 1885 and 1887, locates small settlements, creeks and other features not found on smaller maps. Railways, rivers, streams and county boundaries are shown. Because of the great detail, ideal for use with 19th century census records. View more info

MAP: Special Map Group for Maryland and Delaware

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

Includes maps [T 16] (see map above) and 2 small maps [F 4] and [F 13] All 3 maps View more info

MAP: Virginia with Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia: 1864

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

Useful to anyone studying the Civil War and showing the newly created state of West Virginia, this 1864 A.J. Johnson map locates counties, roads, towns and railways in all four states. Rivers and creeks are also identified. View more info

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Delaware: A Trivia Guide to the First State

By: Alexander Shalk

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

“What's so special about Delaware?--everything!” With these words, this book invites readers to test their knowledge of the First State. Want to know the Delaware state bug, or what happens in Georgetown on Return Day? Or where in Delaware lies the Nylon Capital of the World? Or what is served at a Leipsic marsh rabbit dinner? Read this book! Written as a celebration of Delaware's rich cultural and historical heritage, the book is set up as a sequence of quizzes, wit... View more info

Christiana Methodist Episcopal Church: Its History, Its People

By: Barbara Bryant White

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Compiled and Edited by the Church Historian. Trustee, Mite Society, Social, Circuit Register, individual Charge records and Cemetery records 1827-1932 (one book of each) are the only surviving written history of Christiana Methodist Episcopal Church, now Christiana United Methodist in Christiana, Delaware. A majority of the records abstracted here are not available elsewhere, no previous records of Christiana having been published. View more info

Genealogical Abstracts from Biographical and Genealogical History of the State of Delaware

By: Bill and Martha Reamy

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

The compilers have extracted data of interest to genealogists and arranged in lineages. The original was published by J. M. Runk and Company in two volumes (1,547 pp.) without a complete index. The Reamys have made Runk's work more accessible with an easier-to-use format and a complete index, and at a major savings of your genealogy dollar. View more info

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Colonial Delaware Records: 1681-1713

By: Bruce Bendler

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Contains rent rolls for Kent County, 1681-1688, Sussex County, 1681-1688; 1693 Tax Assessment list for all three counties; Kent County Quit Rents, circa 1701-1713 & Sussex County Quit Rents, 1702-1713. View more info

CD: Records of The Court of New Castle on Delaware, 1676-1681

By: Colonial Society of Pennsylvania

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books,

"The following records are printed from volumes 68 and 69 of the Collections of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania in the Library of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, which were copied from the original manuscript in the Office of the Prothonotary of the Superior Court for New Castle County at Wilmington, Delaware. They begin October 10, 1676, and end December 12, 1681, the original manuscript consisting of two books, called Liber A and L... View more info

Colonial Delaware Wills and Estates to 1800: An Index

By: Donald O. Virdin

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

This book is an index to colonial Delaware wills and estates to 1800 and includes the wills and estates that could be located in published works concerning Kent County, Sussex County, and New Castle County. Most of these wills and estates date from the mid-1700s, but a few date back to the late 1600s. Provides the date of probate, the name of the deceased, the county, and the book and page number of the estate. View more info

Delaware Bible Records, Volume 5

By: Donald O. Virdin and Lu Verne V. Hall

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

These Bibles date mainly from the late 1700s through the early 1900s, and frequently cover three or more generations. In addition to the usual marriage, birth, and death information, newspaper clippings, hand-written notes attached to or written on the pages, and personal letters found in the Bibles are also transcribed. Some entries are supplemented by data from the author's personal files. View more info

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Some Pioneer Delaware Families

By: Donald Odell Virdin

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

This work, originally printed by the author, presents information discovered after the publication of The Virdins of Delaware and Related Families. Information on the Virdins makes up about one-half of Some Pioneer Delaware Families. The genealogical data covers the lives of principal members of several branches and lists known descendants, some of whom are then discussed in greater detail. Although most of the Virdins named are from Delaware, there are many accounts of ... View more info

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A Journey Through the West: Thomas Rodney's 1803 Journal From Delaware To the Mississippi Territory

By: edited by Dwight L. Smith and Ray Swick.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Ohio University Press, c1997

In A Journey through the West, Thomas Rodney writes vividly about flea-infested taverns, bad roads, drunken crew members, squatters, Indians sodden berths, food from the wild and treacherous waters. His is one of the most detailed early-nineteenth-century travel accounts. Rodney, a Revolutionary War patriot and veteran, had been active in Delaware politics and had served in the Continental Congress. In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson appointed him as a land comm... View more info

CD: Delaware and Pennsylvania

By: HB Archives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Contains:*Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware, Probate Records, 1680-1800 - Leon de Valinger, Jr. (1964). These abstracts, arranged in chronological order, generally contain name of the deceased, type of record, date of the record, heirs, officials such as executor and administrator, witnesses, and location of the complete record. *Original Land Titles in Delaware Commonly Known as The Duke of York Record - General Assembly of Delaware (c1903). Records cover the Dutch gr... View more info

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Revolutionary Patriots of Delaware, 1775-1783

By: Henry C. Peden, Jr

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Henry Peden has greatly simplified the task of finding Delaware ancestors who served in various capacities in the Revolutionary cause. Because the entries are arranged in alphabetical order, the reader is able to quickly verify the individual's service. There are over 5000 entries, many of which reveal personal and vital information about the patriot and his (or her) family. Peden has drawn from 20 major publications, beginning with the published series, Delaware Archive... View more info