Komdrup Parish, Ålborg, Denmark

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Denmark
Ålborg
Komdrup

History

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Komdrup Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Add here
Pastorat (chapelry) Add here
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ålborg
Herred (district) Hellum
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 99
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 57
Gods (estate) Add here


Place Names

Baggesdam, Brandhede Grøft, Holmen, Hovgaard, Højgaard, Komdrup, Komdrup Holm, Krogsgaard, Refsnæs, Refsnæs Skov, Solvang, Treskelgaard, Vandløbsgrøft, Vesterkærgaard, Østergaard

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Danish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records

  • Free Online Database:
The vast majority of research you do in Denmark will be in church parish registers, which are held in the Danish State Archives available online at ARKIVALIERONLINE. Select your county and parish from the drop-down lists.
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Denmark Parish Register Headings provides translated examples of parish headings. You will be able to interpret much of what is in the records using these headings. Danish Word List covers typical terms found in the records. Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Denmark will help you translate dates written in feast day form. Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Denmark Names, Personal.
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Collections

The parish registers from 1703-1915 for baptisms, marriages, burials and miscellaneous other records (such as moving registers) are indexed at http://komdrup.dk/Menneskene/KB-Komdrup/index.htm

The gravestones for Komdrup have been transcribed and photographed, with all the information online. http://komdrup.dk/GRAVSTEN/index.htm

Besides the census records indexed at the Danish Demographic Database, the following website has the census indexed for most years from 1787-1925. http://komdrup.dk/Menneskene/FT-Komdrup/index.htm

  • Lægdsruller, Danish Military Levying Rolls, is a census of men eligible to join military (1789-1932)
What's on Lægdsruller and Søruller
Danish Military Levying Rolls (Lægdsruller)

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Family History Library Records

Click Denmark, Aalborg Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you. Click on "Places within Denmark, Aalborg" and then select your parish.

References

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 3d ed. Vol. 4, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.