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Title in the Language of the Record
Danmark, Gods Protokoller
This collection contains records of Danish estates ranging from the year 1436 and ending in 1951. Some estates cover multiple counties.
This collection includes the following records:
- Estate accounts
- Land (copyhold and land usage)
- Military conscription
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
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Records may contain the following information:
- Name of Grantor
- Date of transaction
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- The name of the estate
- The county where the main building of the estate is located
The Wiki article Danish Gods explains more about Danish estate records.
Search the Collection
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "County"
⇒Select the "Estate"
⇒Select the "Record Type and Year Range" which takes you to the images
Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. They maybe alphabetized by the first name or the last name. Find your ancestor’s name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
Using the Information
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
For help reading these records see the Wiki article Danish Word List
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the names and nicknames.
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
- Search the records of nearby counties.
Known Issues with This Collection
For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to email@example.com. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Denmark, Estate Records, 1436-1964
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- "Denmark, Estate records, 1436-1964." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
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