Denmark, København, København, Death Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Denmark
Copenhagen County
Copenhagen City


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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Copenhagen City, Copenhagen County, Denmark
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Record Description
Record Type Death Registers
Collection years: 1923-1939
Language: Danish
Title in the Language: Danmark, København, København, Dødprotokoller, 1923-1939
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Copenhagen City Recorder


What is in This Collection?

The collection consists of registers of deaths for the city of Copenhagen for the years 1923 to 1939.

Collection Content

The information varies by record. You may find any of the following:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date and time of death
  • Burial date and day of the week
  • Residence
  • Burial place
  • Title or occupation
  • Age
  • Cause of death
  • Itemized burial expenses

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know

  • Name of deceased
  • Identifying information such as death date and residence

To search the collection:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Archive"
⇒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.

Language Help

These records are in Danish. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:

What Do I Do Next?

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 age to calculate an approximate year of birth.
  • Use the death date and residence to search for church records.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Denmark, København, København, Death Registers, 1923-1939." Images. FamilySearch.http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing City Recorder, Københavns Stadsarkiv, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Image Citation:

The image citation will be available once the collection is published.