New Collections: Delaware, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and D.C.

by Amy Johnson Crow

Posted on November 12, 2013

What do Delaware, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and the District of Columbia have in common? Besides all of them having the letter "A" in their names, they all have new record collections on Archives.com! (And you didn't think they had anything in common... ) Let's take a look at these seven new collections.

Delaware, Early Marriage Records covers 1744-1912. The earliest records come from a variety of sources compiled by the Delaware Public Archives. Information varies by record, but may include the names of the bride and groom, ages, birth dates, and marriage date. Images are included and may contain additional information.

Rhode Island, Birth Records includes 1636-1930. When available, the records provide the child's name, parents' names, and birth date. Not all counties are covered for all years.

Rhode Island, Marriage Index includes 1851-1920. When available, the records provide the names of the bride and groom and the date of marriage. Not all counties are covered for all years.

Rhode Island, Death Records covers 1630-1930. When available, the records provide the person's name, relatives' names, death date, age, and comments. Not all counties are covered for all years.

South Dakota, Marriage Index covers the years 1905-1949. Information varies by record, but could include the names of the bride and groom; marriage date and place; registration number; certificate number; age; and residence. An image of the index is included; the image may contain additional information.

South Dakota, Death Index includes 1905-1955. Information in the index includes the person's name, date of death, county of death, and certificate number. An image of the index is also included.

District of Columbia, Early Marriage Index includes 1801 to 1825. Information includes the names of the bride and groom, marriage date, and location.

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