Avnede Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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Guide to Avnede, Maribo, Denmark ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Avnede Church

History[edit | edit source]

In a letter dated 17 April 1688 it was decided that Torpe hamlet in Skovlænge parish should be transferred to Avnede parish, but this wasn't done until 11 June 1692.

Avnede Parish
Stift (diocese) Fyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)
Provsti Lollands Sønderherreds (Early-1806, 1921-1947), Maribo amts (1806-1829), Lollands Vestre (1829-1921), Lollands Nørreherreds (1947-1971), Lollands Søndre (1971-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Halsted-Avnede (Early-Present)
Amtstue Halsted Klosters (1660-1696, 1707-1801), Halsted Kloster, Ålholm, og Maribo Klosters (1696-1706), Maribo (1802-1971)
Len -1662 Halsteds Kloster
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Halsteds Klosters (1660-1661), Ålholm og Halsted Klosters (1661-1685), Ålholm, Halsted Klosters, og Maribo Klosters (1685-1803)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo (1803-1970), Storstrøms (1970-Present)
Herred (district) Lollands Sønder
Kommune (municipality) Halsted-Avnede (1842-1966), Højreby (1966-1970), Højreby og Nakskov (1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 27
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 95
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/268
Gods (estate) Gammelgård gods; Øllingsøgård gods; Søllestedgård gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Avnede, Avnedegaard,



Halsted Aa,


Lammehave, Lille Avnede, Lønstrup,


Store Avnede,


Ullerslev, Ullerslevgaard

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Arninge, Gurreby, Halsted, Nakskov, Skovlænge

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:
FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish 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, Maribo 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, Maribo" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." Krabsens Stednavnebase Jan 2012

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4d ed. Vol. 4, Maribo, Odense, og Svenborg Amt. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1923.