Ansager Parish, Ribe, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Ansager Parish
Stift (diocese) Ribe Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Ansager-Skovlund Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Lundenæs
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ribe
Herred (district) Øster Horne
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 5
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 63
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 4/62
Gods (estate) Øster Horne herreds provsti; Ribe hospital gods; Nørholm gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Aaling, Ansager, Ansager Plantage,

Ballebækgaard, Breumgaard,

Gejlgaard, Grønmose,

Hestkær, Holtgaard,

Knudsminde, Krogager, Krongaard, Kvie, Kvie Hede, Kvie Sø, Kærbæk, Kølbakke, Kølbanken, Kølskevad,

Lavborg, Lindegaard, Lund, Lærkeholt, Lærkehøjgaard,

Mølbygaard, Mølgaard, Mølgaard Mark,

Nygaard, Nørrebo, Nørrehede,



Sandagergaard, Skodborg Høj, Skovlund, Stenderup, Stora Krogager, Svanekærgaard, Søndermark,

Tiphede, Tiphedegaard, Toftegaard, Tyndkær,

Udegaard, Ulknud, Ulknudegaard,


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.
Additionally the following records for this parish have been transcribed and are available for free at
Christenings, 1709-1814. Confirmations, 1736-1814. Marriages, 1709-1814. Burials, 1709-1814.
Introductions, 1709-1814 Departure Lists, 1815-1875. Entrance Lists, 1815-1875.
  • 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:
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  • 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 (
J.P. Trap, Danmark, Femte Udgave 1965 Ribe Amt.