How many different religions were practiced in the colony of Delaware?
The first European settlers of Delaware were Scandinavian Lutherans and Dutch Reformed. Quakers and Baptists came later. As the colony became dominated by the British, the Church of England (Anglican) became more numerous prior to the American Revolution.
Delaware itself wasn't a colony. It was part of a much larger area colonized by the Dutch, Swedes, and Finns at different times. William Penn purchased what is now Delaware from the Duke of York. He annexed it to Pennsylvania and called it "the three lower counties". Penn was a Quaker, and tolerated all religions, so Delaware was a melting pot.
For a long time, Delaware the colony was part of Pennsylvania. It was owned and governed by William Penn, the Quaker owner of Pennsylvania. He had troubles governing both colonies, so he tried to merge them, but then settlers from both places denied him to do that and Delaware and Pennsylvania became different colonies. It depends on what time you are referring to, because at one time Delaware wasn't and was a separate colony. Delaware…