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Borough of Wilmington Probate Inventories (Partial List)

1798 Federal Direct Tax

Aire & Dublin Township, Bedford Co., PA (Excel format )
Compiled: Faculty and Students of CHAD, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Annapolis, MD (Excel format)
Compiled and Edited: Andrea N. Stevens, Ursuline Academy (Wilmington, DE)
Carlisle, PA (Excel format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Conestoga Township, Lancaster Co, PA (Excel Format)
Compiled:
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Coventry Township, Chester Co, PA (Excel format )
Compiled: Cynthia Falk, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Elizabeth Township, Lancaster Co, PA (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Hanover Township, Morris Co, NJ (Excel format )
Compiled: Faculty and Students of CHAD, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Heidleberg Township, PA (Excel format )
Compiled: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Hempfield, Lancaster Co, PA (DBF format )
Compiled: Gabrielle Lanier, University of Delaware, CHAD
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
High Street Ward, Philadelphia (DBF format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Lampeter Township, Lancaster Co, PA ( Excel format
Compiled: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lancaster, Lancaster Co, PA (DBF format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Lower Alloways Creek Township, Salem Co. NJ (Excel format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman & Gabrielle Lanier, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Mannheim Township, Lancaster Co. PA (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Northern Liberties Ward - East, Philadelphia (DBF format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Northern Liberties Ward - West, Philadelphia (DBF format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Southwark East Ward, Philadelphia (DBF format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Southwark West Ward, Philadelphia (Complete A & B List) (DBF format )
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
South Ward, Philadelphia ( (Excel format )
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Tredyffrn & East Whiteland Township, Chester Co, PA (Excel format )
Compiled: Gabrielle Lanier, Nancy Van Dolsen
and Rebecca Sheppard, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Walnut Street Ward, Philadelphia(DBF format )
Compiled: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Warwick Township, Lancaster Co, PA (Excel format )
Compiled: Gabrielle Lanier, University of Delaware, CHAD
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware

Delaware Orphan's Court Extracts

New Castle County, 1770-1830 (PDF Format)
New Castle County, 1770-1830 (MS Word Format)
Compiled/Edited: Rebecca J. Siders &
Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
New Castle County, 1770-1830 (MS DOS text Format)
Reformatted by:Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
 
Kent County (PDF Format)
Kent County (MS Word Format)
Compiled/Edited Rebecca J. Siders, Susan M. Chase &
Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Kent County (MS DOS text Format)
Reformatted by:Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
 
Sussex County (PDF Format)
Sussex County (MS Word Format)
Compiled/Edited Rebecca J. Siders, Susan M. Chase &
Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Sussex County (MS DOS text Format)
Reformatted by:Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware

Federal Census - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA (Northern District) 1790 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Matt Ainslie, University of Delaware
High Street Ward (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lower Delaware Ward (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
North Ward (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
North Mulberry Ward (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
South Mulberry Ward (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Upper Delaware Ward (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware

Datasets for Newark, Delaware

Federal Census - Newark, DE 1800 (Excel format), (HTML Format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Federal Census - Newark, DE 1810 (Excel format) (HTML Format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Federal Census - Newark, DE 1820 (Excel format) (HTML Format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Federal Census - Newark, DE 1860 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Federal Census - Newark, DE 1870 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Federal Census - Newark, DE 1880 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1900 Quality Hill Section (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1900 Complete Listing (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1910 Complete Listing (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1920 Complete Listing (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1930 - District 99 (West end of town)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1930 - District 100 (East end of town)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Street Directory - Newark, DE 1885 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Internal Revenue Assessment - Newark, DE 1862 (HTML format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Internal Revenue Assessment - Newark, DE 1863 (HTML format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Internal Revenue Assessment - Newark, DE 1864 (HTML format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Internal Revenue Assessment - Newark, DE 1865 (HTML format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Internal Revenue Assessment - Newark, DE 1866 (HTML format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware

Street Directories

Delaware City, DE 1885 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Middletown, DE 1885 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Newport, DE 1885 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
New Castle (City), DE 1885 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Odessa, DE 1885 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Columbia, SC 1859 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Harrisburg, PA 1842 (H. Napey's) (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Harrisburg, PA 1843 (J.A. Spofford's) (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Harrisburg, PA 1845 (Spofford & Napey) (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lexington, KY 1806 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lexington, KY 1818 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lancaster, PA 1843 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lancaster, PA 1857 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Philadelphia, PA 1785 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Matt Ainslie, University of Delaware
Macpherson's Philadelphia, PA 1785 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Matt Ainslie, University of Delaware
Biddle's Philadelphia, PA 1791 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Matt Ainslie, University of Delaware
Pittsburgh, PA 1815 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Pittsburgh, PA 1819 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Pittsburgh, PA 1826 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1814 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1845 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1853 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1857 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1859/60 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1862 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1865-66 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Wilmington, DE 1866-67 (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware

Other Files of Interest

Lancaster, PA 1800 Tax List (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lancaster, PA 1815 Federal Tax List (dbf format)
Compiled/Edited: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lancaster, PA 1815 Local Tax List (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Lauren Groff, University of Delaware
Lancaster, PA 1825 Tax List (Excel format)
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware
Lexington, KY 1818 Tax List(dbf format)
Compiled/Edited: Bernard L. Herman, University of Delaware
Sussex County, Delaware Coroners Court Proceedings, April 22, 1861 - Hester Ann M.B. Cattell
Compiled/Edited: Richard E. Stevens, University of Delaware

If you have any questions or comments about these datasets or other datasets I have compiled please email me at rstevens@math.udel.edu

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© 2004, Richard E. Stevens
Last Updated: October 1, 2009