Ølgod Parish, Ribe, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Ølgod is a former municipality in Varde municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark.
On January 1, 2007 Ølgod municipality ceased to exist as the result of The Municipality Reform of 2007 when it was merged with Blaabjerg, Blåvandshuk, Helle, and Varde municipalities to form a new Varde municipality.

Ølgod Parish
Stift (diocese) Ribe Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Ølgod-Strellev
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Lundenæs
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ribe
Herred (district) Øster Horne
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 7-8
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 65-66
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 4/63-64
Gods (estate) Ribe hospital gods; Nørholm gods; Fårupgård gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Agersnap, Agersnap Bæk, Agersnapgaard, Ansager Banke,

Bejsnap, Bejsnapgaard, Birkekær, Bjerggaarde, Bøllund,


Foersumho, Forsumhogaard, Frifelt, Frifeltgaard, Frydendal, Frøsig, Frøsigholm,

Gammelgaard, Grønfelt, Grønlundgaarde,

Harkes, Havlund, Hedeager, Hedehusene, Hejbøl, Hjedding, Hjullund, Hungerbjerg, Hungerbjerg Mark, Højlund,

Kirkebjerg, Kirkebymark, Krageris, Krusbjerg,

Lindbjerg, Lindbjerggaard, Lindbjerg Mark, Lynggaard,

Marthasminde, Medum, Mejlvang,


Sandagergaard, Sig, Skave, Skærbæk Mølle, Stejlund, Stensgaard, Store Hejbøl,

Tarp, Tinghøje, Torlund, Torlundgaard, Tranekær,

Vallund, Vallund Hede, Vester List, Vestkær, Vognslund,

Ølgod, Ølgod Kommunes Plantage, Ølgod Plantage, Østbæk, Øster List, Østerbæk,

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 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:
  • 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, Ribe 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, Ribe" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

Krabsens Stednavnebase (http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/)   J.P. Trap, Danmark, Femte Udgave 1965 Ribe Amt.