Denmark: Finding Death Information
Denmark Finding Marriage Information
Throughout history, one of the biggest changes a person experiences in their life is marriage. For many countries, marriage records are one of the first record types to be created, and are usually the oldest records.
Step 1: What do I know?
The first step in finding the marriage information of a couple is to determine what you already know. Before beginning research, ask yourself the following questions:
- Do I already have a marriage date and place? How accurate is that information?
- Are there any living relatives that would already have the information?
- Are there secondary sources (such as online Family Trees and Biographies) that would have the information? What have others found?
If you do find the couple's marriage information in your family records, or other easily available sources, make sure to document where you found that information. Also, make sure to determine whether the information found is merely family hearsay or if it came from original records.
|Compiled sources are a great place to start for finding a birth date.Biographies, Genealogies, and Periodicals are just a few of the compiled sources available. Although these records are secondary, they are usually well documented. The information in these sources should be sourced well enough that you could find the original record if you wanted to.|
Step 2: Work with what you know
Step 3: What records can I search to find marriage information?
If you still cannot find the marriage try the following records. These records may not give an actual marriage date or place, but they can give clues.
Step 4: What's next?
After you have determined the marriage information of the ancestor, you can begin to search for other records.
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