Kettrup Parish, Thisted, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

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Kettrup Parish
Stift (diocese) Aalborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Kettrup-Gøttrup Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Ålborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Thisted
Herred (district) Vester Han
Kommune (municipality) Kettrup-Gøttrup
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 4
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 3
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/543
Gods (estate) Øster Han herreds provsti;
Vester Han herreds provsti;
Ågård gods;
Kokkedal gods;
Oxholm gods;
Lundbæk gods;
Pandum gods;
Chr. Christensens gods;
Bratskov gods;
Kettrup-Gøttrup mensalgods;
Øster Han Herredsret;
Vester Han Herredsret

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bjerge Å, Damsgaard, Dejrhøj, Dejrhøjgaard, Dronningholm, Drøstrup, Drøstruplund, Elmelund, Favskær, Flynderhøj, Gravensgaard, Husby, Husby Hole, Husby Møllegaard, Hvidshøjgaard, Keldgaard, Kettrup, Kettrup Kær, Kettrup Mark, Kettrup Søndergaard, Kettrup Vestergaard, Kettrup Østergaard, Kettrupgaard, Klovenhøj, Knorborg, Kongenshøje, Korsholm, Korsholmgaard, Kragholm, Kvindbjerg, Kærgaard, Lejrhøje, Lejrmarken, Mølgaard, Møllebakke, Mølleå, Norre Nørgaard, Overgaard, Riisagergaard, Rosvang, Sankt Jørgensbjerg, Siggaard, Skerping, Skerpinggaard, Skivergrøft, Skårhøj, Storvang, Studsgaard, Sønder Norre, Sønderhave, Tornlykke, Trustrup, Trustrupgaard, Vester Keldgaards Mark, Vestergaard  Ågaard,  Ågaard Skovhuse,  Ågaardsmark , Ørebro,  Ørslevgaard,  Øslev,  Øslev Mark,  Øster Drøstrup,  Øster Kjeldgaard,  Østergaard

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Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records[edit | edit source]

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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 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.
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Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Lægdsruller, Danish Military Levying Rolls, is a census of men eligible to join military (1789-1932)
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Danish Military Levying Rolls (Lægdsruller)

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Thisted 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, Thisted" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase.",
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.5, Thisted Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1924