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Title in the Language of the Collection
Danmark, København, Alderdomsforsørgelsesprotokol
The collection consists of pension records for the city of Copenhagen for the years 1891 to 1923.
The information varies by record. You may find any of the following:
- Name of pensioner
- Pension dates
- Birth date
- Type of pension or reason for pension
- Amount of pension
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- Name of your ancestor
- Identifying information such as their birth date, pension date or residence
Search the Collection
To search the collection:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Archive"
⇒Select the appropriate "Series and Title"
⇒Select the appropriate "Volume and Year" which takes you to the images.
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example, use the place, address or residence listed to locate church records.
These records are in Danish. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
- Look for an index. There may be indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
- Search the records of nearby localities.
|Don't overlook FHL Keyword Denmark, Copenhagen items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Copenhagen.|
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Citations for This Collection
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
- "Denmark, Copenhagen City, Pension Records, 1891-1923." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing City Recorder, Københavns Stadsarkiv, Copenhagen, Denmark
|The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.|
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