Welcome to my Darling Family Genealogy and History site. I hope you will find many things here which will aid in your research. Even if you're not sure if you're related to a Darling you may find some information which will help you, especially if you're researching ancestry in the New England states from about 1600 thru 1880 or so. If you should find that we are related in some way, please drop me an e-mail and let me know! However, my own genealogical journey has ended I am no longer active in updating this portion of my website. Please do not email me looking for more information on any given line. This portion of the site represents the sum total of my work.
Sections & Files for the surname DARLING
DARLING Vital Records arranged by State currently there are 43 states, Washington DC and some Canadian information here. Information is arranged by State and includes birth, marriage, death, and census records. State and city directories and other helpful DARLING tid-bits of information. All files are in .txt, .doc or .jpg format for easy transfer to your own computer.
Darling War Records contains many interesting and useful files for Darling's who served in the Revolutionary War, Civil War, War of 1812, World War I and a few more interesting files.
Town Histories & Published Genealogies for the surname DARLING. Includes a downloadable copy of The Darling Family In America as well excerpts from several New England town histories and sources.
TAG The American Genealogical-Biographical Indexes for the surname DARLING. This link will take you from this site to my mirror site.
Origin & History of the surname Darling Interesting bit of heraldry and ancestral information.
George Darling and his wife Katherine These are my ancestors. George was born between 1615-1620 in Scotland and died 1693 Salem, MA. I have put together an interesting and informative historical accounting of his life and times.
John Darling b. abt. 1633 d. 1713 Salem, MA. This line is unrelated to my own Darling line. John's wife was Mary Bishop. On this page you can read an historical accounting of his life and the diary of his great-grandson John Darling may be accessed here.
The DARLING Databases. Currently there are some 8000 people represented within these three databases. The first and largest database is for the Descendants of George Darling. This database also contains information on several Related Lines
The second database is a sort of catch-all for information that I've run across and which has been donated to this web site. It contains information for Descendants of Denice Darling and Hannah Francis, John Darling & Mary Bishop for the most part. However, there is also some information regarding Richard Darling and Abigail Messenger as well as John Darling and Elizabeth Downham. All lines begin around 1630 or so in New England, Massachusetts mainly.The Third Database is mainly for those with Witch Trial Ancestry. Please see below for more information on this NEW section!
Related Lines & Other Surnames & The Witch Trials
This is the Big Catch All Page. In my research I have been able to fill in some of my family lines back to the early 1600's and some even earlier. For those of you who aren't necessarily researching the surname Darling but are looking into ancestry in the New England states, New York as well, you may wish to check out the Related Lines. ancestry and descendancy charts. This portion of the site has been updated to include genealogy reports for the surnames; BEEBE, BLOOD (3 lines), BRYANT (2 lines), KING (2 lines) GILSON, GOWING, PERKINS, ROGERS, TOWNE, WARD, WILLARD(2 lines), WHITTIER, and WOOD. If any of these lines are of interest to you, after reading over the genealogy reports I suggest you check out The Descendants of George Darling database for notes and source files on the individuals which interest you.Along with descendancy charts for those listed above you will find a bunch of files and information for different surnames that I've been researching throughout the years. You will find interesting tid bits of information on the Salem Witch Trials (several of my lines had something to do with the Witch Trials).
Also includes such useful source information as;
NEW!!!! Witch Trials Lines Once just a database on this site it has grown to encompass its own section. It is small but useful for anyone who believes they have Witch Trial Ancestry. Most information does concentrate on the Salem Witch Trials but other areas are also represented. THIS SECTION GLADLY ACCEPTS SUBMISSIONS! Please consider submitting your own line for this part of the site. If you're a DARLING you'll be able to easily trace your witch trial lines through this section of the site which includes a searchable database, .jpg files, transcripts and more.All files & information on the Genealogy Section of this site are completely free and available for download to your own computer. In fact, I encourage that practice on this page. Print out or download anything and everything that is of interest to your own genealogy work so that you can sort through all of it to make connections.
If you would like to contact me please feel free to e-mail me.
This Guest Book has become a valuable resource for DARLING researchers. Over the years many people have left information here on lines they are researching, it has become a sort of odd message board. Please look through the guest book, you might find something interesting there and don't forget to leave a message letting me know you were here!