Vital and Census Records
Danish Genealogy: Birth and Baptism Record Pitfall
Danish church records have a certain structure, but sometimes the information is arranged differently in some records. That can lead to mistakes in the research. To help you steer clear of those mistakes, I want to highlight the most common pitfall when reading a Danish birth and baptism record.
Baptism Record for an Illegitimate Child Born in 1781 in Ubberud, Denmark
A large part of genealogy is to document relationships, particularly parent-child relationships. We want to identify the right parents, and that requires correlation of the information about the persons.
Denmark Censuses: Same Search but Different Results from Different Indexes
Most genealogists probably know that we can get different results when searching for the same person in different indexes of the same records. What does that mean to our research?
Migration Records Kept by the Church of Denmark
By examining migration records you can follow your Danish ancestor's movements from parish to parish.
Searching the FamilySearch Index of Denmark Censuses
Sometimes indexes do not provide the results we are looking for, but that does not necessarily mean that the ancestor is not in the index.
Biographies in a Danish 18th Century Church Book
The parish clerk for Egtved Parish, Denmark, wrote short biographies of deceased parishioners in the church book from 1767-1789.
Link-Lives: A New Database for Denmark Genealogy
New free database for Denmark Genealogy with "life-courses and family relations of almost everyone [!!!] who lived in Denmark from 1787 until ... 1968."
Quasimodo Geniti means First Sunday after Easter
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Opholdsbog means Residence Book - Danish Genealogy Words
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Mandtal means Census - Learn Danish Genealogy Words
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Kommunion means the Holy Communion - Danish Genealogy Words
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