Horbelev Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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

Horbelev Church


History[edit | edit source]

Horbelev was originally its own chapelry. Then by decree dated 17 April 1688 was decided that Horbelev would form a new chapelry with Falkerslev parish. This change went into effect 23 November 1695.

Horbelev Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Fyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)
Provsti Falster Sønderherred (Early-1806, 1903-1971), Maribo amt (1806-1829), Falster (1829-1903), Falster nørre (1971-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Horbelev (Early-1695), Horbelev-Falkerslev (1695-Present)
Amtstue Nykøbing (1660-1718, 1767-1874), Nykøbing og Ålholm, og Maribo Kloster (1719-1766), Maribo (1874-1971)
Len -1662 Nykøbing
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Nykøbing (1660-1803)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo (1803-1970), Storstrøm (1970-Present)
Herred (district) S. H. Falster
Kommune (municipality) Horbelev-Falkerslev (1842-1905), Horbelev (1905-1970), Stubbekøbing (1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 17
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 17
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/187
Gods (estate) Falsters domænesgods med Fejø birk; Falsters rytterdistrikt; Nykøbing rytterdistrikt; Korselitse gods; Skørringe gods


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bregninge, Bønned-Bønnet, Bønnet Skov, Bønnet Slot, Bønnedmose,

Eriksdal,

Halskov, Halskovgaard, Herslebslund, Horbelev,

Keldstrup, Kleppehuse,

Maglemose, Meelse-Melse,

Nørre Mellemskov, Nørre Schweizertrappe, Nørre Taastrup,

Ovenby,

Pomlenakke, Præstebjerg Rev,

Skjoltrup, Strandhuse, Særslev , Søle, Sønder Grimmelstrup, Sønder Schweizertrappe

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Falkerslev, Horreby, Karleby, Maglebrænde, Åstrup

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 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.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
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  • 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 Librarythat 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/> Feb 2012

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