Ancestry.com. Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800. Georgetown, DE: Public Archives Commission, 1964.
Created from New Castle County in Delaware, Sussex County is the southernmost county in the state. This database is a collection of some probate records and will abstracts from the county between 1680 and 1800. Arranged in chronological order, the records provide the individual's name, date of will, names of heirs, executor, and witnesses. It can also reveal the probate date and reference information including will book title, volume, and page number. Containing the names of over 10,000 persons, this database can be helpful to researchers of early Delaware ancestors.