The Records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, Wilmington, Del., from 1697 to 1773

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Historical Society of Delaware, 1890 - Church records - 772 pages
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It is so wonderful to have these records on-line where so many people can access them. I have verified 2 marriages out of the 1700's from this book..and its searchable too!!!

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