Hans Egede Parish, København, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

The parish was originally called Davids Østre parish.

The following is a chronological list of changes to the parish:

  • 8 Feb 1923 - Davids Østre parish split from Davids parish. The church was called Davids kirke.
  • 1 June 1930 - Davids kirke dedicated and name of parish changed to Hans Egedes parish
  • 1931 - parts of Rosenvængets parish given to Hans Egedes.

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

Hans Egede Parish
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Hans Egedes Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Copenhagen City
Herred (district) Add here
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
Gods (estate) Add here

Street Names[edit | edit source]

Aarhusgade, Aarhus Plads

Gammel Kalkbrænderi Vej

Herninggade, Hjørringgade, Holstebrogade, Hovgaardsgade

Jens Munks Gade

Kalkbrænderihavnsgade, Korsørgade

Lindenovsgade, Løgstørgade

Marstalsgade, Middelfartgade

Nordre Frihavnsgade


Silkeborggade, Spangbergsgade, Strandboulevarden, Sundkrogsgade

Vardegade, Viborggade, Vordingborggade


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 Personal Names.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
  • FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting:
  • 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, København 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, København" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]