Denmark, Haderslev, Deeds and Mortgages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Record Content
- 4 How to Use the Record
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 How You Can Contribute
- 8 Citations for This Collection
Title in the Language of the Record
Danmark, Haderslev, Skøde og Panteprotokoller
This collection contains deeds and mortgages for Haderslev County, Denmark for the years 1572 to 1928.
Deeds and mortgages are binding contracts (fæstebrev). These records along with some land books (jordebøger) are usually kept by the estate owner. See the following articles for additional information which may be helpful to you.
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Records usually contain the following information:
- Name of the property or estate owner
- Date of land transfer
- Name of person living on the estate
- Details of the transaction such as monies exchanged
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- The name of the estate owner or occupant
- Approximate date of the mortgage or deed
Search the Collection
To search the collection:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Archive"
⇒Select the "Series and title"
⇒Select the "Volume and year" which takes you to the images
Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. They maybe alphabetized by the first name or the last name. Find your ancestor’s name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as volume and year). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.
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 such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Danish. For help with reading the records see the following wiki articles:
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the names and nicknames.
- Search the records of nearby counties.
|Don't overlook FHL Keyword Denmark, Haderslev, Land and Property items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Denmark Archives and Libraries.|
Related Wiki Articles
How You Can Contribute
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Citations for This Collection
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
- "Denmark, Haderslev, Deeds and Mortgages, 1572-1928." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Landsarkivet for Norrejylland, Viborg, Denmark.
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