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  Sussex - History
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Parents > United States > Delaware > DE Counties > Sussex  
Websitehttp://www.sussexcounty.net/
Established September 12, 1673
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP October 02, 2013 10:01pm
DescriptionTen largest churches in Sussex County, Delaware
United Methodist 20,444
Catholic 12,164
Black Baptist 5,750
Church of God (Cleveland, TN) 3,226
Episcopal 2,119
Presbyterian Church (USA) 1,575
Wesleyan 1,414
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ 858
Southern Baptist Convention 785
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 702
(The American Religious Data Archive, 2000)

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September 02, 1775 -


SUSSEX gained from KENT; boundary was completed westward to the Maryland line. (Del., Laws of the State, vol. 1, ch. 229, sec. 4/pp. 569-570)

November 29, 1704 - September 02, 1775


By 29 November 1704, SUSSEX was separated from Pennsylvania when Delaware became a distinct colony. (Penn, 4:309; Rodney, 239)

May 28, 1687 - November 29, 1704


SUSSEX lost to KENT. (Scharf, 2:1030)

November 13, 1685 - May 28, 1687


SUSSEX by default implicitly gained remaining territory north of Maryland when King James II decided the area of Delaware did not belong to Maryland; boundary settled in 1760. (Lunt, 47; Report on the Resurvey, 145; Van Zandt, 81)

December 25, 1682 - November 13, 1685


DEALE renamed SUSSEX; SUSSEX gained from KENT. (Turner, 82)

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