Åby Parish, Ålborg, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

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Åby Parish (Jammerbugt Kommune)
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Aalborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Aaby Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ålborg
Herred (district) Kær
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 37
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 8
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/448 og 530
Gods (estate) Birkelse og Rævkjærgård godser;


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bakgaard, Birkelse, Birkelse Mølle, Bjerget, Blytækkergaarden, Brunmosegaard, Buskenggaard

Damfenner, Damgaard, Damgaardsminde, Dammosegaard, Dovenborg, Dyrehave

Endelsted, Engeland, Engelandshus, Enggaard, Erikkasminde, Erikshvile

Fristrup, Fruerhuset

Gammel Toftegaard, Grønbjerg, Grønvang

Havgaard Mølle, Havgaarde, Havgaardsmark, Hegnsgaard, Helledi Enge, Helledi Grøft, Hosbæk, Hoven, Hovens Kær, Hovens Vandløb, Hovgaarde, Høbækgaard, Høgholt, Højen, Højmosegaard

Johannesbjerg

Kjølvring, Kneppet, Knøsgaarde, Kongstedgaard, Korsgaard, Kraglund, Kærholm

Lergrav Huse

Mellem Hoven, Mosebo, Mosekærgaard, Mumgaarde, Mølbæk

Ny Bjerget, Ny Aastrup, Nørbjerg, Nørre Hoven

Petersminde, Porslund, Præstens Kær

Rendbæk, Rosenlund, Rævelund, Rævhede, Rævkærgaard, Røngaarde

Sandels Bjerg, Sandels Fenner, Sandelsgaard, Sandelsholm, Skalgaarde, Skeelslund, Skeelslund Skov, Skipper Clements Høj, Skiveren, Skovbakken, Skovengene, Skovenggaard, Skovlund, Smækken, Sovbak, Stormgaard

Teglladen, Thomasminde, Torngaarde, Tueeng, Tursilgaard

Vanggaard, Vedsted, Vedsted Kær, Vester Hoven, Vildmosen, Voldbro

Øster Hoven

Aaby, Aabybro, Aabybrogaard, Aabybrohus, Aaby Enge, Aaby Hede, Aaby Kær, Aaby Mark, Aaby Mose, Aastrup, Aastrupgaard, Aastrup Mark

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

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Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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 Genealogical Word List covers typical terms found in the records. Denmark Feast Day Calendars will help you translate dates written in feast day form. Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Denmark Personal Names.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
  • Knowing What to Look for Next:
To understand the best research strategies for these records, see Denmark Church Records Christenings Guide.


Collections[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]



Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Aalborg Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that 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, Aalborg" and then select your parish.


References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 3d ed. Vol. 4, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.