Gesten Parish, Ribe, Denmark Genealogy

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Gesten Parish
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Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Koldinghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ribe
Herred (district) Anst
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1788 – 1793 Lægd number 44
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 82
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Place Names

Abildhøjgaard, Agersgaard,
Blokager, Bækholm,
Drostrup Aa, Drostrupkrog,
Gesten, Gesten Kær, Gestenlund, Gesten Skov, Gestenkær, Granhøjgaard,
Højgaard, Højmosegaard, Højrupgaard,
Krogslund, Kærholm,
Mariegaard, Mosehusene,
Ravnholt, Ravnholtgaard, Revsing, Revsinggaard, Revsing Plantage, Rodbjerggaard, Røj, Røjgaard, Røjskov, Røjvang,
Skovsminde, Smederøj, Stavshede, Stavshede Plantage, Stenagergaard, Stilund, Svejen, Søndergaard,
Toftegaard, Tranekærholm
Vester Gesten, Villesholm,
Øster Gesten, Øster Gestenskov,

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Krabsens Stednavnebase (
J.P. Trap, Danmark, Femte Udgave 1965 Ribe Amt.