Fuglebjerg Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

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Fuglebjerg Church

History[edit | edit source]

Fuglebjerg is a town in Næstved municipality on Zealand in Region Sjælland in Denmark. and until 1 January 2007, Fuglebjerg was also a municipality in Vestsjælland County on the west the island of Zealand in south Denmark.
Fuglebjerg municipality ceased to exist as the result of The Municipality Reform of 2007. It was merged with existing Fladså, Næstved, Holmegaard, and Suså municipalities to form the new Næstved municipality. [1]

Fuglebjerg Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), Roskilde (1922-Present)
Provsti Øster Flakkebjerg (Early-1808), Sorø amts (1808-1828), Vester- og Øster Flakkebjerg herreders (1828-1972), Skælskør (1972-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Krummerup-Fuglebjerg (Early-1972), Fuglebjerg-Tystrup-Haldagerlille (1972-Present)
Amtstue Antvorskov (1660-1668), Antvorskov og Korsør (1668-1863), Slagelse (1863-1973)
Len -1662 Korsør
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Antvorskov og Korsør (1660-1798)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø (1798-1970), Vestsjællands (1970-Present)
Herred (district) Øster Flakkebjerg
Kommune (municipality) Fuglebjerg-Krummerup (1842-1926), Fuglebjerg (1926-1966, 1966-1970, 1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 17
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 80
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/289
Gods (estate) Gunderslevholm gods; Førslevgård gods; Fuglebjerggaard gods

Place Names:[edit | edit source]


Fuglebjerg (Fuglebjærg), Fuglebjerggaard, Fuglebjerglund,

Kastrup, Kastrup Overdrev

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.
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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 Names, Personal.
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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, Sorø 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, Sorø" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921