Falkerslev Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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

Falkerslev Church

History[edit | edit source]

In 1650 Falkerslev was given Horreby parish as an annex. Then by decree dated 17 April 1688 it was decided that Horreby would become an annex of Karelby and Falkerslev would become an annex of Horebelev. This change went into effect on 23 November 1695.

Falkerslev Parish
Stift (diocese) Fyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)
Provsti Falster Sønderherreds (Early-1806, 1903-1971), Maribo amts (1806-1829), Falsters (1829-1903), Falsters nørre provsti (1971-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Falkerslev (Early-1650), Falerslev-Horreby (1650-1695), Horbelev-Falkerslev (1695-Present)
Amtstue Nykøbing (1660-1718), Nykøbing, Ålholm, og Maribo Klosters (1719-1766, 1767-1874), Maribo (1874-1971)
Len -1662 Nykøbing
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Nykøbing (1660-1803)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo (1803-1970), Storstrøms (1970-Present)
Herred (district) S. H. Falster
Kommune (municipality) Horbelev-Falkerslev (1842-1905), Falkerslev (1905-1970), Stubbekøbing (1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 18
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 18
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/186
Gods (estate) Falsters domænesgods med Fejø birk; Falsters rytterdistrikt; Nykøbing amt; Skørringe gods;

Place Names[edit | edit source]




Skørringe, Skørringegaard, Skørringe Huse, Skørringe Østerskov Torkildstrup Hus, Truelstrup

Virket, Virket Sø, Voldsted

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Eskilstrup, Horbelev, Horreby, Maglebrænde, Nørre Ørslev, Tingsted, Torkilstrup

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:
Gothic Script and examples (Danish)
Gothic script help links (Danish)
  • 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." <http://www.krabsen.dk/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.