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GENEALOGYGENEALOGY

This section aims at helping you pursue your research into your ancestors. While the Evangelical Lutheran Church is responsible for maintaining the records of when life begins and when it ends, a growing number of records are accessible online.

Where to find informationWhere to find information

The Danish State Archives have both online services and Reading Rooms in Copenhagen. >>>

How to find informationHow to find information

Parish Registers and Population Censuses have been digitized and are accessible for free. >>>

What basic information is neededWhat basic information is needed

To search for a person in the archives, some basic information is required. This is due to the nature of the records. >>>

Good to knowGood to know

Danish names, old handwriting and genealogy terminology can turn out to be a challenge in searching the records. >>>