Humble Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

(Write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Humble, skattemandtal 1698

Humble Parish
Stift (diocese) Fyens Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Humble Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Tranekær
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Svendborg
Herred (district) Langelands Sønder
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 13
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 85
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 3/91
Gods (estate) Møllegård gods; Ahlefeldt gods; Skovsgård gods; Hjortholm gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bedehaver, Blandebjerg, Bogetofte, Bogø, Bogøgaard, Brandsby, Brandsby Huse, Bukø,



Hagenby, Hannebjerg Huse, Harnbjerg, Havbølle, Havbølle Mose, Helsned, Helsned Møllevænge, Hesselbjerg, Hesselbjerg Kohave, Humble, Humble Kohave, Humble Aalemose, Hverkenby,

Kappelsbjerg, Kohave, Kong Humbles Grav, Korsehoved, Kædeby, Kædebybro, Kædeby Has, Kædeby Haver, Køllenor,


Marstal Bugt, Møllevænge,


Paaø, Paaø Huse,

Ramshøj, Renehuse, Ristinge, Ristinge Hale, Ristinge Nor, Ristinge Strand,

Sandby, Skovhave, Skovsgaard, Storeholm,


Vejsnæs Bugt, Vestergaard, Vester Havbølle,

Øster Havbølle

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Fodslette (to the east), Lindelse (to the northeast), Tryggelev (to the south)

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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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, Svendborg 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, Svendborg" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <> Apr 2012

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