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Find newspapers from across the state of Delaware and use the articles to uncover new aspects of your family history. 

Discover Your Family History in Delaware Newspaper Archives

As one of America’s original 13 colonies and the first state to ratify the U.S. consistitution, Delaware has a deep and rich history; one that you’re ancestors may have had a part in shaping. Discover all of the untold stories of your ancestors who may have helped define the newly formed United States. Search historical newspapers and find out what was happening in your ancestor’s lives during crucial events in time like the ratification of the Constitution or the divisive Civil War. There is so much to be uncovered from our online collection of newspapers. Dating back to 1785, our Delaware newspaper archives hold a wealth of information waiting to be discovered.

Delaware Genealogy in Newspapers

If you have Dutch, Swedish, British, or Native American heritage, you may find references and stories of your ancestors in Delware newspaper archives. With articles on national and local news, newspapers often reported on the day-to-day lives of the local residents. Find what could be some of the only remaining records of your ancestor's lives including wedding and birth announcements, photos and more. Use our newspapers to understand how your ancestors lived, who they loved and what events shaped their lives and your family history. Search our collection of online newspaper archives -  including local county newspapers - and learn more about your Delaware genealogy.

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