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Welcome to the Denmark page!  
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===== Welcome to the Denmark Page! =====
  
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Denmark page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Danish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Denmark page is a work in progress, your contributions and&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]]&nbsp;are essential!  
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Denmark page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Danish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Denmark page is a work in progress, your contributions and&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]]&nbsp;are essential!<br>
  
== Featured Content ==
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== What Are You Looking For? ==
  
Due to community feedback the Danish Word List is now available in a PDF format. This list was created by revising the Genealogical Word List for Denmark that is now out of print. Some words that did not seem relevant to Danish research were removed. Many words were added including many occupations. There are 1, 278 terms in this list. The PDF will be updated as the Word List is improved. See [[Image:Danish Genealogical Word List October 2010.pdf]]  
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'''1. '''[[Danish Research: Getting Started|'''Getting Started''']]'''<br>2.&nbsp;'''[[Denmark: Finding Birth Information|'''Birth Information''']]'''<br>3. '''[[Denmark: Finding Marriage Information|'''Marriage Information''']]'''<br>4. '''[[Denmark: Finding Death Information|'''Death Information''']]<br>5.&nbsp;Place of Origin in Denmark<br>6. Moving within Denmark
  
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7.&nbsp;Emigration information<br>8. Immigration information<br>9.&nbsp;Using witnesses to find the next generation<br>10.&nbsp;Families in Sønderjylland (Southern Denmark)<br>11.&nbsp;City People and Research<br>12. Miscellanious
  
Join a Community of Danish researchers! Ask questions, help others, and share your research successes on&nbsp;[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Denmark-Genealogy-Research-Community/177513258970923?ref=ts Facebook]&nbsp;and/or&nbsp;[[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]]. NEW!\
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*[[Denmark: Handwriting Examples|Handwriting Examples]]  
 
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*[[Danish Handwriting Guide|Handwriting Guide]]
 
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*[[Denmark: Military Levy Numbers (Lægdsnummer)|Military Levy Numbers (Lægdnummer)]]  
 
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
  
[[Denmark Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Denmark Civil Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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=== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/e/e0/Denmark_Counties_1793_-_1970.jpg The Counties of Denmark (1793 - 1970)]<br> ===
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== Jurisdictions ==
  
 
In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties. However, Roskilde is filed under København so we only list 23 counties below. The churches in Copenhagen City are listed under the city rather than the county.  
 
In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties. However, Roskilde is filed under København so we only list 23 counties below. The churches in Copenhagen City are listed under the city rather than the county.  
  
The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.<br>
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The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.  
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/e/e0/Denmark_Counties_1793_-_1970.jpg The Counties of Denmark (1793 - 1970)]
  
 
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*[[Adoption in Denmark|Adoption]]  
 
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**[[Denmark: Birth / Christening Records|Birth / Christening]]  
 
**[[Denmark: Birth / Christening Records|Birth / Christening]]  
 
**[[Denmark: Confirmation Records|Confirmation]]  
 
**[[Denmark: Confirmation Records|Confirmation]]  
 
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**[[Denmark: Engagement / Marriage Records|Engagement / Marriage]]  
 
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Welcome to the Denmark Page!

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

What Are You Looking For?

   How to Find Information for Danish Ancestors

1. Getting Started
2. 
Birth Information
3.
Marriage Information
4.
Death Information
5. Place of Origin in Denmark
6. Moving within Denmark

7. Emigration information
8. Immigration information
9. Using witnesses to find the next generation
10. Families in Sønderjylland (Southern Denmark)
11. City People and Research
12. Miscellanious


 Research Tools

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Jurisdictions

In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties. However, Roskilde is filed under København so we only list 23 counties below. The churches in Copenhagen City are listed under the city rather than the county.

The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.

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