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Simmelkær was separeted from Ørre in 1893.  
Simmelkær was separated from Ørre in 1893.  
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| 1870 – Udskrivningskred / Lægd  number = 5/47
| 1870 – Udskrivningskred / Lægd  number = 5/47
| Gods = Add here
| Gods = Add here
=== Place Names:  ===
=== Place Names:  ===

Latest revision as of 18:07, 1 March 2020

History:[edit | edit source]

Simmelkær was separated from Ørre in 1893.

(Write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Simmelkær Parish
Stift (diocese) Viborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Sunds-Haderup-Feldborg-Grove-Simmelkær-Ilskov Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Lundenæs
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ringkøbing
Herred (district) Hammerum
Kommune (municipality) Simmelkær
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 45
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 35
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/47
Gods (estate) Add here

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Ankersholt, Ansbjerg, Axelhus,

Bakhuse, Bavnehøj, Bredvig Gaarde, Brændgaard,


Flask, Flaskehals, Foldager, Fælledhuse,

Herningsholm Å, Hulbæk,

Kellerup Huse, Krog, Kæltringhuset,

Langfrom, Løvenå,

Made, Mølvad,

Neder Simmelkær, Nybro, Nybro Mølle, Nygaard,

Over Simmelkær, Ovstrup, Ovstrup Hede,

Romvig Gårde,  Røjen Bæk,

Sammelsted, Sandgård, Sneptrupgaard, Sneptruphuse, Sortebjerg, Storåen, Sunds Nørreå,

Talund, Tosmose, 


Vedsted, Vesterager,

Ørre, Ørre Gaarde, Ørre Mølle, Ørre Plantage, Ørregaard Voldsted, Ørrevad, Østergaard

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

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 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
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)

  • Probate Records

Hammerum-herred, Probate Indexes

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Digital

  • Printed

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

References:[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.8, Ringkøbing Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1928