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== Collection Time Period  ==
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|title=Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923
 
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This index covers events from 1618 through 1923.
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the IGI along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1618 to 1923. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
 
 
*Family Records
 
*Church Records
 
*Civil Registration
 
 
 
It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.
 
 
 
There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
 
 
 
*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
 
*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
 
*A county or state vital record registration
 
 
 
These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
 
  
*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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=== Citation For This Collection  ===
*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
 
  
The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
This index is not complete for any particular place or region
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{{Collection citation | text= "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
=== Record Content  ===
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<br> [[Denmark Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
*Name of the child
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
*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 ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
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.
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/denmark/ Denmark Genealogy Links]  
 
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*[http://denmark.worldvitalrecords.com/ Denmark Genealogy Search]  
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.
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*[http://www.progenealogists.com/denmark/ Genealogy Research in Denmark]
 
 
=== 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:
 
 
 
*[[IGI]]
 
*[[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].
 
 
 
== 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  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/denmark/ Denmark Genealogy Links]  
 
 
 
[http://denmark.worldvitalrecords.com/ Denmark Genealogy Search]  
 
 
 
[http://www.progenealogists.com/denmark/ Genealogy research in Denmark]  
 
 
 
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  ==
  
[[Denmark|Denmark]]  
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*[[Denmark]]
 
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*[[Denmark Civil Registration]]  
[[Denmark Church Records]]  
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*[[Denmark Birth, Marriage, and Death Search Strategies 1467 - Present]]
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*[[Denmark, Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Denmark Civil Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Denmark Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Denmark Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== 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.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should 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 that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
 
 
 
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
 
 
 
"Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 18, 2011. entry for Anna Neilsdatter, baptized 6 June 1686; citing Church Records, FHL film 48,667; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
 
 
 
== Sources of Information For This Collection  ==
 
  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
 
[[Category:Denmark|Baptisms]]
 
[[Category:Denmark|Baptisms]]

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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1618 to 1923. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation For This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should 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 that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.