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{{Infobox Danish Parishes
{{Infobox Danish Parishes
| title = Fanefjord Parish
| title = Fanefjord Parish
| Stift = Add here
| Stift = Roskilde Stift
| Pastorat = Add here
| Pastorat = Fanefjord-Bogø Pastorat
| Amt 1662 - 1793 = Møns
| Amt 1662 - 1793 = Møns
| Amt 1794 - 1970 = Præstø
| Amt 1794 - 1970 = Præstø
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| 1788 – 1793 Lægd number = 4
| 1788 – 1793 Lægd number = 4
| 1794 – 1869 Lægd number = 81
| 1794 – 1869 Lægd number = 81
| 1870 – Udskrivningskred /
Lægd number = Add here
| Retskreds = Add here
| Skifteretten = Add here
| Gods = Add here
| Gods = Add here

Revision as of 10:44, 11 July 2017

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

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.)

Fanefjord Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Fanefjord-Bogø Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Møns
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Præstø
Herred (district) Mønbo
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 4
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 81
Gods (estate) Add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Askeby, Askeby Kobbel, Borgsted, Damme Kobbel, Damme Store, Damme Lille, Dammehave, Fanefjord, Fanefjord Kirke, Grønsalen, Grønsund Færgegaard, Hovmarken, Haarbølle, Haabølle Hestehave, Haarbølle Kobbel, Haarbøllebro, Klekkendehøj, Klemmen, Kokseby, Lerbæk, Lille Damme, Maderne, Madses Klint, Maalerøj, Møllebjerg, Pindholm, Præstebjerg, Skovhaver, Slotshaven, Store Damme, Tostenæs Kobbel, Vindebæk, Vindebæk Kobbel, Vollerup, Vollerup Græsgang, Vollerup Kobbel, 

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Præstø amt: Bogø, Damsholte, Kalvehave

Maribo amt: Stubbekøbing, 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 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.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting: Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records Lesson 1: Scandinavian Gothic Letters, Lesson 2: Names, Words, and Dates, and Lesson 3: Handwritten Records
  • 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]

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Præstø Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you. Click on "Places within Denmark, Præstø" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/

-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø, Præstø, og Bornholms Amt, København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921