Græshave Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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

Græshave Church

History[edit | edit source]

From 1802-1814 marriage records exist but not engagement records.

Græshave Parish
Stift (diocese) Fyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)
Provsti Lolland Sønderherred (Pre-1662-1812, 1824-2006), Maribo Amt (1812-1824), Lolland Vestre (2007-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Gloslunde-Græshave (Early-Post-1891), Gloslunde-Græshave-Dannemare (Post-1891-Post-2000, Gloslunde-Græshave-Dannemare-Tillitse (Post-2000-Present)
Amtstue Halsted Kloster (1660-1696, 1707-1801), Halsted Kloster, Ålholm, og Maribo Kloster (1696-1706), Maribo (1801-1971)
Len -1662 Halsted Kloster
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Halsted Kloster (1660-1661), Ålholm og Halsted Kloster (1661-1685), Ålholm, Halsted Kloster, og Maribo Kloster (1685-1803)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo (1803-1970), Storstrøm (1970-Present)
Herred (district) Lollands Sønder
Kommune (municipality) Gloslunde-Græshave (1842-1970), Rudbjerg (1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 16
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 84
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/263
Gods (estate) Øllingsøgård gods; Rudbjerggård gods; Fredsholm gods; Bådesgård gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Baadesgaard, Baadesgaards Kohave,

Gabrielsminde, Græshave,


Kohave Huse, Kristinefeld, Kristinefelt,

Ny Straageby, Skovbygaarde,

Øllingesøgaard, Øllingsøgaard Øster,


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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Arninge, Dannemare, Gloslunde, Gurreby, Landet, Tillitse

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:
FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting:
Gothic Script and examples (Danish)
Gothic script help links (Danish)
  • 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 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, Maribo" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." 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.