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Although Denmark is the world's oldest kingdom, the city of Copenhagen was not founded until 1167 a.d., and did not become the country's capitol until 1417 a.d.
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[[Image:View in Copenhagen.JPG|left|250px]] FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Copenhagen page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze the records of Copenhagen which are of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Copenhagen Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
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<br>FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Copenhagen page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze the records of Copenhagen which are of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Copenhagen Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
  
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Since 1661, a couple who wished to get married had to pay a marriage tax (kopulationsafgift). The tax was usually collected on a state wide basis, but starting in 1735, the Copenhagen city treasurer took over this responsibility for the city. The resulting record was the Marriage Record (Kopulationsprotokoller). In these records, it is...[[Copenhagen: Marriage Records|read more at Copenhagen Marriage Records]]
  
 
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Although Denmark is the world's oldest kingdom, the city of Copenhagen was not founded until 1167 a.d., and did not become the country's capitol until 1417 a.d.
      Welcome to Copenhagen!
View in Copenhagen.JPG


FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Copenhagen page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze the records of Copenhagen which are of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Copenhagen Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Getting Started

Jurisdictions

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Since 1661, a couple who wished to get married had to pay a marriage tax (kopulationsafgift). The tax was usually collected on a state wide basis, but starting in 1735, the Copenhagen city treasurer took over this responsibility for the city. The resulting record was the Marriage Record (Kopulationsprotokoller). In these records, it is...read more at Copenhagen Marriage Records

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