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

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Sussex County Almshouse Birth and Death Records

Vital Information • 198 Records • Uploaded January 18, 2022

An almshouse provided charitable housing for the poor or landless of the county. These records are abstracted from Delaware Public Archives' "Sussex County Almshouse Births and Deaths." Data shows the births and deaths occurring within the almshouse, this abstract includes only records for people listed as Black.

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  • Surname Indexed
  • First Name Indexed
  • District Indexed
  • Birth or Death? Indexed
  • Date of Birth Indexed
  • Age Indexed
  • Gender Indexed
  • Race Indexed
  • Mother's Last Name Indexed
  • Mother's First Name Indexed
  • Mother's Race Indexed
  • Transcriber Notes Indexed
  • Series Number Indexed
  • Barcode Number
  • Folder Number
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