Ejdrup Parish, Ålborg, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Ejdrup Parish
Stift (diocese) Aalborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Sebber-Bislev-Ejdrup Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ålborg
Herred (district) Års
Kommune (municipality) Aalborg Kommune (after 2007)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 71
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 84
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/366
Gods (estate) Torstedlund gods; Albæk gods; Halkær gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bakkegaard, Birkegaard, Birkehus, Bjerghede, Bramsdalgaard Dalgaard, Dyrhøj

Ejdrup, Ejdrup Hede, Ejdrupgaard, Elbækgaard

Halkær, Halkær Skov, Halkær Skovgaard, Halsmandsbro


Kjelddalgaarde, Koppes Mølle, Koppes Vandmølle, Kærsgaard

Langager Høje, Louisendal

Nøragergaard, Nørre Mosegaard, Nørreris

Petersminde, Pletdal Gaarde

Savhøje, Skørbæk, Skørbæk Hede, Skørbæk Hedehuse, Skørbæk Mark, Søgaard, Sønder Mosegaard, Sønder Risegaard

Trenddal, Trælborggaard, Trælborgvad

Vadskærgaard, Vesterhøjgaard

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]

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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.
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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.
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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, Aalborg 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, Aalborg" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 3d ed. Vol. 4, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.