Denmark Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
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=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:  
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:  
  
 
*Name of the child  
 
*Name of the child  
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
 
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
  
 
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:  
 
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:  
  
 
*[[IGI]]  
 
*[[IGI]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]  
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
  
 
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].  
 
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].  
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== Record History  ==
 
== Record History  ==
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 2 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Scandinavian Vital Records Index: Denmark." This is an index of some births or christenings  throughout Denmark. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region. Some of this information is also found in the International Genealogical Index (IGI).  
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 2 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Scandinavian Vital Records Index: Denmark." This is an index of some births and baptisms throughout Denmark. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region. Some of this information is also found in the International Genealogical Index (IGI).  
  
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.&nbsp;
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
  
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
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[http://publicrecords.searchsystems.net/detail/link-102050.htm Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916]  
 
[http://publicrecords.searchsystems.net/detail/link-102050.htm Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916]  
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.&nbsp;
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Sources of Information For This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of Information For This Collection  ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections<br>  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections<br>  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.&nbsp; 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.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.&nbsp; 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 thatyou have searched is found in the Wiki Article:[[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].'''
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A suggested format for keeping track of records thatyou have searched is found in the Wiki Article:[[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
 
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
 
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
  
*"Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923." Database and images, FamilySearch ([http://www.familysearch,org www.familysearch,org]: accessed March 18, 2011). Entry for[https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/9CT8-FG1/p1 Anna Neilsdatter] baptized 6 June 1686; citing Church Records, FHL film 48667; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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"Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 18, 2011. Entry for[https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/9CT8-FG1/p1 Anna Neilsdatter] baptized 6 June 1686; citing Church Records, FHL film 48667; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:38, 13 April 2011

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1618 through 1923.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.

In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection

Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 2 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Scandinavian Vital Records Index: Denmark." This is an index of some births and baptisms throughout Denmark. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region. Some of this information is also found in the International Genealogical Index (IGI).

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Denmark.

Related Web Sites

Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Denmark Church Records

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Sources of Information For This Collection

"Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923" database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also 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 thatyou have searched is found in the Wiki Article:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:

"Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923." index, FamilySearch ([1]): accessed March 18, 2011. Entry forAnna Neilsdatter baptized 6 June 1686; citing Church Records, FHL film 48667; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.