Denmark, Copenhagen City, Orphanage Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 
Denmark
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Location of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Map of Denmark, 1793-1970
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Location of Denmark
Record Description
Record Type Orphanage
Collection years: 1799-1864
Language: Danish
Title in the Language: Danmark, København, Almisseprotokol for plejebørn m.v. på landet
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Copenhagen City Recorder


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of records of persons receiving assistance from the city of Copenhagen for the years 1799 to 1964.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Danish. For help reading the records see Danish Genealogical Word List and Denmark Languages.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Person's name
  • Assistance dates
  • Age
  • Residence

  • Occupation
  • Type of assistance
  • Names of parents or children

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  • Approximate date of the event

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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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  • Analyze the entry to see if if provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
  • Try searching by surname only

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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