Sakskøbing landsogn Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

Sakskøbing is a town and a former municipality in Guldborgsund municipality in Region Sjælland on the northeast coast of the island of Lolland in south Denmark. The former Sakskøbing municipality, included the small island of Vigsø.

Sakskøbing landsogn Parish
Stift (diocese) Lolland-Falsters Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Sakskøbing Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo
Herred (district) Add here
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/211
Gods (estate) Musse herreds provsti; Krenkerup gods; Berritsgård gods; Orebygaard gods; Byret; Nielstrup gods; Grimmelstrup gods; Hvededal gods; Christianssæde grebskabs vester distrikt; Baroniet Guldborgland; Musse Herredsret; Hardenberg-Reventlow grevskaber

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Baroniet Guldborgland, Berritsgaard,



Hestehave, Holckminde, Højkirke Høj,


Las, Lille Reersø, Lille Rørbæk,

Oreby, Orebygaard, Oreby Skovnakke, Orebygaard, Oreby Havn,

Reersø, Reersø Huse, Rodsnæs, Rodsnæ Avlsgaard, Roskildehave, Rørbæk, Rørbæk-Langet,

Sakskøbing, Skovsand, Skyttevænget, Stensore, Store Reersø, Strandhuse,


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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Majbølle, Radsted, Sakskøbing, Slemminge, Tårs, Våbensted

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 Personal Names.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
  • 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," Feb 2012.

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