Denmark, Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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|Frederiksberg, Copenhagen County, Denmark|
|Flag of Denmark|
|Location of Frederiksberg, Copenhagen County, Denmark|
|Map of Denmark, 1793-1970|
|Record Type||Civil Registration|
|Title in the Language:||Danmark, København, Frederiksberg, Borgerlige vielser|
|Frederiksberg City Archive|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
The collection consists of civil registration records of births and deaths for Denmark, Copenhagen, Frederiksberg.
What Can These Records Tell Me?
Civil registration records usually contain the following information:
- Name of the primary individual
- Event date
- Event place
- Names of witnesses or informants
How Do I Search the Collection?
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- Name of your ancestor
- Identifying information such as their age, event date, residence, or names of other family members.
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:
⇒Select the appropriate "Series and Title"
⇒Select the appropriate "Volume and Year" which takes you to the images.
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
What Do I Do Next?
Compare the information in the results to what you already know to determine if you found the correct person.
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example, use the place, address or residence to locate church records.
I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What?
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
- Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
- Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may listed in these records.
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Denmark.
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
A citation will be available when the collection is published.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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