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New Castle County
Genealogy and History

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"The First County in the First State"


Incorporated Cities/Towns
Arden
Ardencroft
Ardentown
Bellefonte
Clayton
(part of Clayton is in Kent County)
Delaware City
Edgemoor
Elsmere
Middletown
New Castle
Newark
Newport
Odessa
Smyrna
(part of Smyrna is in Kent County)
Townsend
Wilmington

county map



Website updates:

APRIL 2014
BIOS: John P. Allmond, John G. Baker, Thomas Francis Bayard, John Biggs, Richard Bassett, Gunning Bedford, Jr., James Booth, Jr., James Booth, Sr., James R. Black, Edward G. Bradford, Jr., Z. James Belt, James M. Broom, Richard H. Bayard, James Asheton Bayard, Thomas Francis Bayard, Edward G. Bradford, Levi C. Bird, Alexander B. Cooper, Thomas Clayton, Daniel Corbit, Thomas Clayton b. 1777, Joshua Clayton, Pierre Samuel DuPont DeNemours, Victor Dupont, Victor Marie DuPont, Eleuthere Irenee DuPont de Nemours, Alfred Victor DuPont, Henry DuPont, Henry Algernon Dupont, Alexis Irenee DuPont, Charles Irenee DuPont, Lammot DuPont, Eugene DuPont, Thomas Coleman DuPont, George C. Gordon, Edward Woodward Gilpin, Ignatius C. Grubb, Willard Hall, Anthony Higgins, William S. Hilles, Kensey Johns, Jr., Daniel H. Kent, Charles B. Lore
BUSINESSES: Joseph K. and William B. Adams; E. S. R. Butler; William Baxter; G. K. Baugh; George Baker; William Boddy; D. E. & J. C. Buckingham; Ball & Anderson; James Conner; James Christy; George S. Capelle; N. B. Danforth; Stephen Downey; Holstein Harvey; Healds’ Hygeian Home; Homer A. Herr; J. T. Heald; J. F. Hiller; A. L. Henderer; John W. Hopkins; Charles W. Horn; Samuel Harlan, Jr.; Warren Harper; R. Heisler; Albert Jacquot; Samuel Kein; G. W. Lodge; John Mealey; Samuel Murphey; James T. Mullin; Nathaniel Melchior; W. H. Morris; John H. Muehlhausen; F. B. McCann; McLear & Kendall; F. McMonigal; S. D. Paschall; Pusey Brothers; Thomas F. Plummer; H. F. Pickels; Mrs. S. R. Porter; J. M. Pusey; Philip G. Plunkett; Richard P. Pim; Slater Armour Cigar Store, Betts Machine Company, William Fields, J. E. Griffenberg, Harlan & Hollingsworth, I. Trimble Quigley, W. H. Robinson, Charles F. Smith, Orono Granite and Construction, B. J. Salvage, Y. M. C. A.
CHURCHES: St. Patrick's News
CRIME: Samuel H. Adams, murder victim-Morris Carberry, accused; Jail Revolt-1902; Joseph A. DeLucca and Joseph Vannucci
DIVORCES: James C. and Mary C. McComb, John Bancroft, Jr. and Madeline du Pont Bancroft
NEWS: Fire-Explosion, 17 Dead (1902)
SERVITUDE/SLAVERY: William Taylor
TOWNS: Wilmington City Paychecks Held Up (1902)

MARCH 2014
BUSINESSES: J. Paul Brown; A. A. Chapman; Benjamin S. Clark; H. B. Cobb; William B. Cole; B. W. Dickey; John P. Doughten; John R. Flinn; M. Garrett; John W. Griffith; William Gatta; E. C. G. Greenman; James P. Hayes; William Hare; V. E. Holmes; Benjamin Hopkins; Gibson S. Humphrey; A. B. Jones; Abram S. Jones; R. H. Jones; Joseph L. Jackson; Lewis Kaiser; John M. Kelley; L. C. Kent; William Lawton; Meyer Meyers; F. B. F. Miller; Edmund Mitchell; William T. Massey; New Castle Insurance; Zachariah Pickels; George W. Pierson; Henry Pike; Jacob Pusey; A. W. Quigg; Joseph C. Rowland; Robert L. Russell, Clinton A. Spencer; E. H. Singles; Charles Stewart; C. F. Thomas; Herbert K. Watson; David Woolman; William Williams; John H. Walraven; Hiram Yerger;
TOWNS: Towns of New Castle County & their business capacity.

FEBRUARY 2014
BUSINESSES: Delaware Hosiery Company; Harlan and Hollingsworth; Pullman Palace Car Company; William Morris; C. P. Johnson; Ferd Carson; C. F. Rudolph; Granville Worrell; T. W. Bye; Washington Jones & Co.; L. P. Buck & Co.; Nathan Lieberman; Alexander SaVille; Joseph Eising, Herman Lange; Herbert Lange; John S. McCall; W. M. Bush; James Brown; John A. Wilson; John G. Baker; Sarah A. Hilles; Enoch Moore, Jr.; W. C. Taylor; Henry Fullerton; H. R. Bringhurst; The Newark Ledger; George W. Gray; John W. Gray; Linton Smith; Edward C. Painter; L. R. Springer; E. N. Morley; S. I. Gause; George W. Stone; Wm. F. Crossley; John H. Moore; John Davis; Thomas S. Bellah; Winfield S. Quigley; Charles T. Dure; Wilmington Mills; James Morrow; Edgar A. Finley; Charles C. Garrett; Samuel H. Wilson; Wilmington Academy; James H. Crabb; George W. Bush; Walter D. Bush; Wilson Carswell; Lawrence Vandenbraak; H. F. Robelen; John Green

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