Hørning Parish, Skanderborg, Denmark Genealogy

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Denmark
Skanderborg County
Hørning

Guide to Hørning, Skanderborg, Denmark ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

History

Until 1 January 2007 Hørning municipality was a municipality in Aarhus County on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark and the main town and site of its municipal council was the town of Hørning.
Hørning municipality ceased to exist as the result of The Municipality Reform of 2007 when it was merged with existing Galten, Ry, and Skanderborg municipalities to form the new Skanderborg municipality. The new municipality belongs to Mid-Jutland Region.
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Hørning Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Århus Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Hørning-Blegind-Adslev Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Skanderborg
Herred (district) Hjelmslev
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 4/197
Gods (estate) Hjelmslev Herredsret; Gjern Herredsret


Place Names

Agerskov,

Beringbro, Bjertrup, Bodilsmølle,

Dørup, Dørupsmølle,

Fregerslev,

Hørning,

Marielyst, Møgelhøj,

Sandagerskær, Skovsgaarde, Søgde.


To see what kind of place it is you will need a Danish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records

  • Free Online Database:
The vast majority of research you do in Denmark will be in church parish registers, which are held in the Danish State Archives available online at ARKIVALIERONLINE. Select your county and parish from the drop-down lists.
  • Help Reading Danish Records:
Denmark Parish Register Headings provides translated examples of parish headings. You will be able to interpret much of what is in the records using these headings. Danish Word List covers typical terms found in the records. Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Denmark will help you translate dates written in feast day form. Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Denmark Names, Personal.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting: Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records Lesson 1: Scandinavian Gothic Letters, Lesson 2: Names, Words, and Dates, and Lesson 3: Handwritten Records
Gothic Script and examples (Danish)
Gothic script help links (Danish)
  • Knowing What to Look for Next:
To understand the best research strategies for these records, see Denmark Church Records Christenings Guide.


Collections

  • Lægdsruller, Danish Military Levying Rolls, is a census of men eligible to join military (1789-1932)
What's on Lægdsruller and Søruller
Danish Military Levying Rolls (Lægdsruller)

Related Sources

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Family History Library Records

Click Denmark, Skanderborg Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Librarythat may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Denmark, Skanderborg" and then select your parish.

References

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Jan 2012.

- Trap, J.P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 5te ed. Vol. 8, Skanderborg Amt. København: G.E.C. Gads Forlag, 1964.