Secondary cities, towns, and localities are also included. Delaware county bar association, 335 west front street, media, pa auditorium. The genealogical society of pennsylvania gsp is a nonprofit educational institution located at 2100 byberry road, suite 111, philadelphia pennsylvania 19116. Pennsylvania county histories usgenweb archives genealogy. Just click the schedule a pickup button below, choose a date for your donation pickup, leave your clearly labeled donations outside on the day you choose, and our driver will pick. Directories are alphabetized by the primary citytown, which is noted in bold text below. A history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people, volume 1. A history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people, volume 3. A brief history of the delaware canal friends of the. Books history of delaware county, indiana 1998 covering western delaware countycontact shawn for more info.
Heres the direct link to the beginning of the pages that pertain specifically to the city of chester. History of bucks county, pa, volume 2 1905 every name index. The 35,000 square foot delaware main library is the oldest and largest branch of our library system which serves the public as well as houses a majority of our administrative offices. From the discovery of the territory included within its limit to the present time, with a notice of the geology of the county, and catalogues of its minerals, plants, quadrupeds, and birds, written under the direction and appointment of the delaware. Our mission is to provide leadership and support in promoting genealogy through education. Mcclure, who controlled the machine from 1907 until 1965. Your source for everything local in the county featuring real estate, history, photos, local businesses, entertainment, and much more. Delaware county pennsylvania historical and museum.
In 2016, youngs book received a preservation in publication award from the heritage commission of delaware county. Delaware county, pennsylvania genealogy court records are housed at the delaware county, pennsylvania genealogy courthouse. The locations of national register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below. A history and guide for research wilmington, delaware. Delaware county libraries dcl 20052016 catherine bittle, director administrative headquarters 340 n. Note that within these collections some films may contain the same records. Public access systems delaware county, pennsylvania. My name is dennis partridge and i am the county coordinator. Chester county pennsylvania genealogy is part of the pennsylvania history and genealogy project. Ruling suburbia chronicles the history of the republican machine that has dominated the political life of delaware county, pennsylvania, since 1875. Delaware county, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into fortynine municipalities is the oldest settled section of pennsylvania. Read this book and over 1 million others with a kindle unlimited membership.
From the discovery of the delaware to the present time ancestry. D illustrated volume i new york lewis historical publishing company 1914 not all of the book is online yet, but keep checking back as i upload chapters. You many search documents by using a name, book page and instrument number. Delaware main library delaware county district library.
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A history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people, volume 3 afrikaans edition john woolf jordan on. Guide to delaware county, pennsylvania ancestry, genealogy and family history. If you would like to make people aware of any new books please let me know. Chester city, prior to 1851, was the county seat of both delaware county and, before that, of chester county. Caldwell the caldwell family of springfield township, delaware county, pennsylvania, worthily represented in the present generation by david l. Deeds book a delaware county ny genealogy and history site. Dedicated to preserving the history and memory of delaware county sports legends. No matter how big or small, your donations are needed and appreciated. In pennsylvania the initial distribution of land to individuals was a complex process which resulted in an amazing volume of records. A history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people 3 volumes in 1. Founded in 1892, gsp is one of the oldest genealogical societies in the united states. The friends, soon after their arrival, were careful to establish, in every neighborhood, meetings for divine worship, where they offered up grateful.
While every effort is made to keep information provided over the internet accurate and uptodate, delaware county does not certify. Explore digital library delaware county library system. Delaware county history delaware county delco was created on september 26, 1789 from part of chester county and named for the delaware river. Delaware county, pennsylvania genealogy familysearch. Pennsylvania land and property genealogy familysearch wiki. Delaware county courthouse and government center located in media, pa is dedicated to providing residents with high quality resources and services from all county department and agencies. Since 1895, dchs has been gathering and sharing the stories of. Delaware county historical society our history, our heritage. The mission of delaware county historical society dchs is to collect, protect and preserve the history and culture of delaware county, pa making it accessible to all by providing strong educational outreach. Haverford township police officer, matt hufnal has written a new book, hallissey about the making of the first police chief in haverford and the problems. Chester countysouthern delaware countysouthern chester county. It contains information and records for pennsylvania ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Internet archive bookreader a history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people.
This site provides access to the assessment office property records database in delaware county, pennsylvania. In his 1861 book entitled history of the religious society of friends from its rise to the year 1828, quaker minister and author samuel mcpherson janney 18011880 summarized quaker religious activities during the early years in pennsylvania. This is a work in progress, scroll down to find active chapter pages as they are updated. Book history of delaware county, pennsylvania paroots. Springfield township, delaware county pa images of america. William penn arrived aboard the welcome in 1682, from when we may date the beginnings of chester county. All member libraries remain independent and set their own policies and. Jan 29, 2020 pennsylvania is more than just the keystone stateit was also a key starting point for many immigrants on their way both south and west.
Welcome to delaware county pa history website the areas largest archived website for historical photos, maps, and genealogical resources. Middletown then 2002 and now 2012 history of middletown elections 20191952. A genealogical record of the descendants of john and mary palmer of concord, chester now delaware co. Davids church radnor, in delaware county, pennsylvania with a complete alphabetical list of wardens and vestrymen,and of the interments in the graveyard 17001906. Our goal is to optimize library service to the citizens of delaware county through cooperative efforts. Much of this resource has been catalogued in a pastperfect database. If you have information about this county you would like to place online, then please contact me using the contact form on this website. Delaware county pennsylvania libraries is a federated system comprised of 26 member libraries located in the western suburbs of philadelphia. A history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people volume i source.
Biographical and portrait cyclopedia of chester county, pennsylvania. From the discovery of the territory included within its limit to the present time, with a notice of the geology of the county, and catalogues of its minerals, plants, quadrupeds, and birds, written under the direction and appointment of the. An administrative headquarters provides support to the member libraries. Search delaware county recorded land records by name, book and page, or document type. Delaware county archives delaware county, pennsylvania. History of delaware county, pennsylvania philadelphia. Delaware county historical events,lectures, meetings etc. Available also through the library of congress web site as a raster image.
Docket books usually require two copier pages for each docket book page. A history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people. An indispensable guide to understanding the process and records is donna bingham munger, pennsylvania land records. Located around the corner from downtown delaware, it serves as our central. The delaware county historical society has been collecting and. Google books a history of delaware county, pennsylvania, and its people volume 1 1914 source. Delaware county is the only county covered in its entirety by area codes 610 and 484. Research and explore your pennsylvania genealogy online with these online pennsylvania family history databases, indexes and digitized records collections many of them free.
Its population was increasing, westward migration had begun, and business was booming. Pennsylvania genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. The book is by jack lemon from media class of 1964. History of delaware county, pennsylvania by ashmead, henry graham, 18381920. History of delaware county, pennsylvania book, 1884.
This is a list of the national register of historic places listings in delaware county, pennsylvania this is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the national register of historic places in delaware county, pennsylvania, united states. National register of historic places listings in delaware. Click on the link above to order the book and for more information. Delaware county history books delaware county historical. From the discovery of the territory included within its limit to the present time, with a notice of the geology of the county, and catalogues of its minerals, plants, quadrupeds, and birds, written under the direction and appointment of the delaware county institute of science. History of delaware county pennsylvania chapter 19. The collection is now on loan to the sports legends of delaware county museum in the municipal building. This page contains photos, events, links, and information related to the history of delaware county, pennsylvania. This link is to let everyone know what new books and booklets that are out, dealing with delaware county history.
Since 1895, dchs has been gathering and sharing the stories of the county and its people. The mickey vernon museum collection has moved to the radnor township municipal building, located at 301 iven avenue in radnor, pa. History of delaware county, pennsylvania 1862 edition. Lewis historical publishing company, 1914 delaware. Chester county, as one of the original pa counties, is a fascinating place where many of the events that shaped our nation took place. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Chester county pennsylvania genealogy pennsylvania genealogy. Mary engle pennington, refrigeration and frozen food pioneer, was published in the february. Delaware county historical society, chester, pennsylvania. Book a of deeds at the delaware county clerks office recorded june 24, 1797 through june 5, 1804 note.
Untold tales from cobbs creek to the brandywine dixon, mark e. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. And while many other faiths eventually were part of chester county, its origins are firmly based in the. Springfield historical society members worked with community residents to collect the vintage photographs and information for this book, which celebrates the. The majority of the work is devoted to the career of john j. However, see deed, page 456458, recorded july 17, 1856 transcribed by clarence putman, november 15, 2002. Media, its county seat since 1850, was incorporated as a borough on march 11. The page as it states is to announce upcoming meetings, lectures and historical events throughout delaware county. County wills and administration record index 17891973, will books au. For many counties copies of court records may be found at the pennsylvania state archives and in the familysearch collection. Poor roads and unnavigable rivers could no longer meet the young nations needs. February 21, 2020 by glenn battishill fourth grade students at woodward elementary in delaware conducted unusual research in the library. Delaware county libraries dcl 20052019 catherine bittle, director administrative headquarters 340 n. Pa books is a weekly program on pcn that features an hourlong conversation with authors of newly published books on topics unique to pennsylvania.
Caldwell, a man honored and esteemed in his community, publicspirited and enterprising, an active factor in every project that has for its object the development and material welfare of the section of the state wherein he resides, trace their ancestry. The delaware county historical society has extensive collections of delaware county newspapers, books, atlases, maps, yearbooks, and personal archives. Middletown, delaware, located about 24 miles south of wilmington, is an early crossroads town, one of the old delaware towns not on a navigable waterway. Does not show boundary lines of realproperty tracts. From the discovery of the territory included within its limit to the present time, with a notice of the geology of the. You can access public records by searching by street address or parcel id. Delaware county, pennsylvania public records directory. The list encompasses the area of the original pennsylvania established by william penn thus the name, old chester, and were pretty loose about the exact area, as many of our ancestors overlapped into what is now in maryland and delaware, plus other portions of pennsylvania, with philadelphia thrown in for good measure.274 1360 1538 346 586 1526 1053 24 963 1278 942 1492 829 902 1028 1094 339 1418 580 884 1 336 309 508 1363 1416 27 396 1405 942 1046 1207 272 69