Kent County, Delaware

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County Information
Established: 1683
Area: 586 Square Miles
2010 Census: 162,310
County Seat: Dover

Courthouse
1874 Kent County Courthouse

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OCTOBER 2018
MARRIAGES: Rogers-Everett
OBITS: Death Notices - Sarah Thompson, Henry Boggs, Elisi Infant, Jehu Marvel, Killen Miller, John Fullmer, Catharine Kellam
BUSINESSES: George B. Dickson, George S. Grier, John McDowell
WILLS/PROBATE:Charles Cowgill
FAMILY: (DAR Lineage) Thomas Taylor, Clara Murray Smith, John Cook

SEPTEMBER 2018
BIOS: William J. Palmer, William P. Lord
FAMILY: (DAR Lineage) William Roderfield, Lillias Brooks Kenney Tremaine, Sarah Virginia Collison
OBITS: Submitted by Robin Line: Mary Jane Rickards, Frances Ann Darby, Maria Amos
PEOPLE: Mrs. Alexander Jackson, Samuel Minner, Alexander McClyment
NEWS-CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS: 1900-Magnolia Literary Society
NEWS-DIVORCE: Elizabeth and Edward Reed
NEWS-FIRE: 1865-Robert Jump and Thomas Slaughter
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Asa Lister, James Brown, David Kemp, Roger Adams
NEWS-CRIME: Shadrach Johnson, victim
SCHOOLS: News - 1842 Teacher $300 Salary
SCHOOLS: Students & Teachers - William T. Boyce, J. A. Crump, Mary A. Ingram



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ADJACENT COUNTIES
New Castle County, DE - north
Salem County, NJ - northeast
Cumberland County, NJ - east
Cape May County, NJ - east
Sussex County, DE - south
Caroline County, MD - southwest
Queen Anne's County, MD - west
Kent County, MD - west
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