Denmark, Probate Indexes (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

This collection is an index to probates for the counties of Denmark. This index may not be complete.

Citation for This Collection

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Landsarkivet for Norrejylland. Denmark Probate Index, 1674-1851. Provincial Archives of Northern Jutland, Viborg, Denmark.

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Record Content

Denmark Probate Index (08-0502) DGS 5686183 8.jpg

Key genealogical facts found in the probate indexes may include the following information:

  • Full name of deceased
  • Name of estate
  • Name of parish
  • Spouse's given name
  • Spouse's surname
  • Last residence of deceased
  • Date of probate record
  • Names of children/cousins/various family members.

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch ( accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.