Welcome to the Denmark Page!
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Denmark page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Danish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Denmark page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!
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|How to Find Information for Danish Ancestors|
7. Emigration information
Wiki articles describing online collections is found at:
- Denmark Civil Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Denmark, Estate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties. However, Roskilde is filed under København so we only list 23 counties below. The churches in Copenhagen City are listed under the city rather than the county.
The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.
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