Øde Førslev Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Øde Førslev has christenings, marriages, and burial records beginning in 1630. This is 15 years before they were legally required in 1645.

Øde Førslev Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), Roskilde (1922-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Øde Førslev (Early-Post-2000), Øde Førslev-Teestrup-Bråby (Post-2000-Present)
Len -1662 Add here
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Korsør
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø
Herred (district) Ringsted
Kommune (municipality) Øde Førslev
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 14
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 77
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/290
Gods (estate) Gisselfeld kloster gods; Bregentved gods; Giesegård gods; Ottestrup gods; Universitetets gods; Eskilstrup gods


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Enghave, Eskilstrup Mølle, Førslev, Førslev Enghave, Førslev Tuerum, Hesselbjerg, Hestehave, Levetofte, Nordskov, Præstemark, Simmendrup, Tuerum, Øde Førslev, Øllemose

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

  • Surrounding Parishes


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 Names, Personal.
  • 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, Sorø 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, Sorø" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/,
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921