Welcome to the Denmark Page!
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers.
Through the Denmark page, there are many tools that can help you learn how to find, use, and analyze Danish records of genealogical value. This portal page includes some very helpful sections. In the What Are You Looking For section, you can learn the basic strategies used for finding ancestors. The Research Tools section contains many valuable links, conversion charts and other such tools that make research easier. Finally, the Jurisdictions section can help you locate an ancestors
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|
Wiki articles describing online collections is found at:
- Denmark Civil Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Denmark, Estate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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.
You can help build the Danish content on the FamilySearch Wiki by participating with a FamilySearch Wikiproject.
|Click on the following link for a list of projects you can help with! The more people that help, the easier Danish research will become for everyone!|
Here's a quick reference to specific activities:
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here: