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Guide to '''Vestenskov, Maribo, Denmark ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.  [[Image:Vestenskov kirke (Lolland).jpg|thumb|right|350px|<center>Vestenskov Church</center>]]
=== History ===
(Write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> <br>
{{Infobox Danish Parishes
| title = Add hereVestenskov Parish| Stift = Add hereFyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)| Provsti = Lollands Sønder Herred (Pre-1662-1812, 1824-2006), Maribo Amts (1812-1824), Lolland Vestre (2007-Present)| Pastorat = Add hereVestenskov-[[Kappel Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy|Kappel]] (Early-Post-1891), Kappel, Kappel-Vestenskov-[[Arninge Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy|Arninge]]-[[Tillitse Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy|Tilitse]] (1990-Post-2000), Kappel-Vestenskov-Arninge (Post-2000-Present)| Len -1662 = Halsteds Kloster| Amt 1662 - 1793 = Add hereHalsteds Kloster
| Amt 1794 - 1970 = Maribo
| Herred = Add hereLollands Sønder| Kommune = Add hereRudbjerg (1970-2007), Lolland (2007-Present)| 1788 – 1793 Lægd number = Add here11| 1794 – 1869 Lægd number = Add here79| 1870 – Udskrivningskred / Lægd number = Add here| Retskreds = Nakskov Købstad| Skifteretten = Add here2/254| Gods = Add hereGammelgård gods; Øllingsøgård gods; Rudbjerggård gods; Fredsholm gods; Christianssæde grebskabs vester distrikt
=== Place Names ===
Barneholm, Bartoftegaard, Bogø Inddæmning, Bondeholm, Brydebølle, <br><br>Fredsholm, Fæland, <br><br>Halmtoftegård, Haugaard, Havrevænge, Hundshoved, Hvidstensmark, <br><br>Katteballe, Krange, Kaareholm, <br><br>Lille Vejlø, Læsø, <br><br>Næsby, Næsby Birk, Næsby Strand, Næsbygaard, <br><br>Raarup, <br><br>Savnsø, Savnsøgaard, Savnsø Vig, Skovby, Smalby, Smalby Huse, Smedeholm, Stensø, Store Vejlø, Svanekær, <br><br>Traadingø, <br><br>Vestenskov, Vester Skovby Øster Bondeholm <br><br>
To see what kind of place it is you will need a [[Denmark Gazetteers|Danish Gazetteer]]. <br>
Svendborg amt: [[Bøstrup Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Bøstrup]], [[Fodslette Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Fodslette]], [[Fuglsbølle Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Fuglsbølle]], [[Hov Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Hov]], [[Lindelse Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Lindelse]], [[Longelse Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Longelse]]. [[Magleby Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Magleby]], [[Snøde Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Snøde]], [[Tranekær Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Tranekær]], [[Tryggelev Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Tryggelev]], [[Tullebølle Parish, Svendborg, Denmark Genealogy|Tullebølle]]<br>
==Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records==
*'''Help Reading Old Handwriting: '''
::FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting: *[ Reading handwriting Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records Lesson 1Handwriting]:: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters'''], *[ Scandinavian Handwriting, part 3] -No part 2-names-words-and-dates/257 Lesson 2available::''' Names, Words, and Dates'''], and *[httpshttp://familysearchwww.gotisk.orgdk/learningcenterindex.php/lesson/readinggotiske-scandinaviantekster-gothictil-handwritten-records-lesson-3-handwritten-records/256 Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records'''tydning Gothic Script and examples (Danish)]<br>::*[ Gothic script help links (Danish)]
*'''Knowing What to Look for Next''':
**[ Censuses - Getting Started]
**[[Denmark Census]]
**[ Census digitization/index availability] - chart showing progress in census digitizing and indexing per location.
*'''Court Records'''
**[ Danish Chancellery - Getting Started!]
=== Related Sources ===
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===Family History Library Records ===
Click [ Denmark, Maribo Records] for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan 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'''Family History Center'''] near you. <br>'''Click on "Places within Denmark, Maribo" and then select your parish.'''

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