Mariakirkens Parish København, København, Denmark

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

History[edit | edit source]

Maria parish was established on 13 May 1908 from a portion of Skt. Matthæus parish.

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Place Names[edit | edit source]

Abel Cathrines Gade

Banegaardspladsen, Bernstorffsgade



Gammel Kongevej, Gasværksvej

Halmtorvet, Helgolandsgade

Ingerslevsgade, Istegade

Kalvebod Brygge, Kvægtorvsgade, Kødbyen

Lille Colbjørnsensgade, Lille Istegade

Maria Kirkeplads

Reventlowsgade, Reverdilsgade

Sankt Jørgens Alle, Skelbækgade, Sommerstedgade, Stampesgade, Stenosgade, Sønder Boulevard

Tietgensgade, Trommesalen

Ved Godsbanegaarden, Vesterbrogade, Viktoriagade

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

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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:
  • 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 Library, that 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.

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