This is a list of free Delaware Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.


Included are Delaware birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, former slave records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Delaware collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.


These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection.





How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.






Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Delaware Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

Birth Records


Marriage Records


Death Records





Wills & Probate





Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Delaware Residence Records







Land & Property


Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers


Naturalization & Citizenship











Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Delaware Daily Life Records

Bible Records




Buildings, Dwellings, etc


Business Records & Commerce






Court Records


Description and Travel

Employment Records


Ethnic Records

African American Records


Japanese American Records


Native American Records






Historical Geography



History – Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775


Government & Politics


Libraries, Museums, & Archives


Public Records


Slavery & Bondage








Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Delaware Military Records



Revolutionary War


Mexican-American War


US Civil War


Spanish-American War, 1898


World War I


World War II


Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions





Delaware Modern Helps


Family Search Articles

Delaware Introduction



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