Åbenrå County, Denmark Genealogy
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Guide to Åbenrå ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
Aabenraa County (Danish: Åbenrå Amt, former spelling: Aabenraa Amt) is a former province in Denmark, located on the east-central region of Southern Jutland. Aabenraa County was established in 1920 following the reunification of Denmark and South Jutland following the Schleswig Plebiscites. It was dissolved in 1970 when it merged with three other counties to form South Jutland County. Aabenraa County corresponded geographically to the former Prussian Kreis Apenrade combined with the larger part of Bov Parish and Frøslev municipality (Handewitt / Hanved Parish). Both were transferred from Kreis Flensburg with the establishment of the current Danish-German border. Aabenraa County and Sønderborg County merged in 1932, forming Aabenraa-Sønderborg County.
How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Information
Instructions for finding records are found on the individual parish pages, linked to the clickable map and parish list below. .
- 1860 - Denmark Census, 1860 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1870 - Denmark Census, 1870 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1880 - Denmark Census, 1880 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1890 - Denmark Census, 1890 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1901 - Denmark Census, 1901 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1906 - Denmark Census, 1906 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1916 - Denmark Census, 1916 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1921 - Denmark Census, 1921 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1925 - Denmark Census, 1925 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1930 - Denmark Census, 1930 at FamilySearch — index and images
- Sønder Rangstrup