Denmark Genealogy

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===== Welcome to the Denmark Page!  =====
 
===== 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!.<br>  
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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>  
  
 
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*[[Nordic Given Names|Nordic Given Names List]]  
 
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*[[Denmark: Handwriting Examples|Handwriting Examples]]  
 
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*[[Danish Research Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Danish Research Websites|Websites]]  
*Word Lists, [[Danish Word List|Danish]] and [[Latin Genealogical Word List|Latin]]<br>
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Revision as of 17:41, 10 June 2013

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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


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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.

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

HjørringHjørringAalborgThistedViborgRandersRandersRingkøbingSkanderborgÅrhusRibeVejleTønderHaderslevÅbenråSønderborgOdenseSvendborgMariboHolbækSorøFrederiksborgPræstøKøbenhavnBornholmKøbenhavn CityDanish Amts 1793 to 1970 2x2.jpg


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