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    Shannon’s puzzle

    Thanks to a grant from WNET in New York and the PBS program “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates,” we help a WHYY employee trace her family’s roots.

    More coverage:

    Finding your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    The National Archives at Philadelphia
    Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
    Delaware Genealogical Society

    Delaware Genealogical Society is also working with the Delaware Historical society to sponsor an African American genealogical workshop on Sept. 15, 2012. The workshop will be free and open to the public.

    Top Websites for Research:

    Ancestry.com
    FamilySearch.org
    Find A Grave
    Fold3.com (formerly Footnote.com) 

    Top Local Websites for Research:

    Delaware Probate Database
    Colonial Roots Surname Index (PDF) [List of surnames in published genealogies]
    Sussex County Genealogical Society
    Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society  

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