Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

Source Information

Abstract of Find A Grave Profiles

Cemetery • 4,963 Records • Uploaded June 7, 2022 • Data Website: www.findagrave.com

These records, abstracted from the world's largest gravesite database, Find a Grave, include the names, birthdates, death dates, and burial locations of people interred at known African-American burial sites in the Delmarva region (namely the counties of Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties in Maryland; Sussex County, Delaware; and Accomack County, Virginia). Dates range from the late 1800s to the 1970s. Grave inscriptions, additional information, and links to the original Find a Grave profiles are included. These records were extracted from Find a Grave by Donna Messick.

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  • State Indexed
  • County Indexed
  • Name Indexed
  • Birth Date
  • Death Date
  • Burial Location Indexed
  • Inscription and Other Information Indexed
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