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'''[[Denmark Genealogy|Denmark]]'''
 
'''[[Denmark Genealogy|Denmark]]'''
 
 
{{Denmark HR Infobox
 
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| CID = CID2015318
 
| CID = CID2015318
| title = Denmark, Estate records, 1436-1964
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| title = Denmark Estate Records, 1436-1964
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| location = Denmark
 
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| language = [[Danish Word List|Danish]]
 
| language = [[Danish Word List|Danish]]
 
| title_language =Danmark, Gods Protokoller
 
| title_language =Danmark, Gods Protokoller
| FS_URL_01 = [[Denmark Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_01 = [[GuidedResearch:Denmark|Denmark Guided Research]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Denmark Record Finder]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Denmark Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
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| RW_URL_01 = Brigham Young University [http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Scandinavia/Denmark.pdf Denmark Research] PDF file
 
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| custodian = [https://www.sa.dk/en/ The Danish National Archives]
 
| custodian = [https://www.sa.dk/en/ The Danish National Archives]
 
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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
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This collection contains records of [[Danish Gods|Danish estates]] ranging from the year 1436 and ending in 1964. Some estates cover multiple counties. Estate owners were granted broad powers by the government to act in several official functions. They maintained their own records of military conscription, probate, tax, and land usage.
This collection contains records of Danish estates ranging from the year 1436 and ending in 1964. Some estates cover multiple counties. Estate owners were granted broad powers by the government to act in several official functions. They maintained their own records of military conscription, probate, tax, and land usage.
 
  
 
This collection includes the following records:  
 
This collection includes the following records:  
 
 
*[[Denmark Court Records|Court]]
 
*[[Denmark Court Records|Court]]
 
*[[Danish Gods|Estate accounts]]
 
*[[Danish Gods|Estate accounts]]
*Land (copyhold and land usage)  
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*Land ([[Denmark: Copyhold / Copyholder|copyhold]] and land usage)  
 
*[[Denmark Military Records|Military conscription]]
 
*[[Denmark Military Records|Military conscription]]
 
*[[Denmark Probate Records|Probate]]
 
*[[Denmark Probate Records|Probate]]
 
*[[Denmark Taxation|Tax]]
 
*[[Denmark Taxation|Tax]]
===Reading These Records===
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=== Image Visibility ===
 
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{{Image Visibility}}
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=== Reading These Records ===  
 
These records are written in Danish and German. For help reading these records see the following:  
 
These records are written in Danish and German. For help reading these records see the following:  
 
 
*[[Denmark Handwriting]]
 
*[[Denmark Handwriting]]
 
*[[Danish Genealogical Word List]]
 
*[[Danish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[[Germany Handwriting]]
 
*[[Germany Handwriting]]
 
=== To Browse This Collection ===
 
=== To Browse This Collection ===
 
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{{Collection_Browse_Link |CID = 2015318 |title = Denmark Estate Records, 1436-1964}}
{{Collection_Browse_Link
 
|CID = 2015318
 
|title = Denmark Estate Records, 1436-1964}}
 
 
 
 
== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
 
The records usually contain the following information:  
 
The records usually contain the following information:  
 
 
*Name of the estate  
 
*Name of the estate  
 
*Date of event  
 
*Date of event  
 
*Name of persons involved (who may or may not be resident on the estate)
 
*Name of persons involved (who may or may not be resident on the estate)
 
 
===  Sample Image ===
 
===  Sample Image ===
 
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Denmark, Estate Records DGS 5686187 126 Estate Record.jpg|Probate of Maren Madsdatter, a servant on the estate
 
Image:Denmark, Estate Records DGS 5686187 126 Estate Record.jpg|Probate of Maren Madsdatter, a servant on the estate
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
 
 
*The name of the estate  
 
*The name of the estate  
 
*The county where the main building of the estate is located
 
*The county where the main building of the estate is located
 
 
The Wiki article [[Danish Gods]] explains more about Danish estate records.  
 
The Wiki article [[Danish Gods]] explains more about Danish estate records.  
 
=== View the Images ===
 
=== View the Images ===
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2015318|Browse Page|access=browse}}'''
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2015318|Browse Page|access=browse}}'''
 
 
# Select '''County'''
 
# Select '''County'''
 
# Select '''Estate'''
 
# Select '''Estate'''
 
# Select '''Record Type and Year Range''' to view the images
 
# Select '''Record Type and Year Range''' to view the images
 
 
Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. They maybe alphabetized by the first name or the last name. Find your ancestor’s name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.  
 
Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. They maybe alphabetized by the first name or the last name. Find your ancestor’s name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.  
{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2015318 Denmark, Estate Records, 1436-1964]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
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{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2015318 Denmark, Estate Records, 1436-1964]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
 
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
 
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Use the information to locate census, christenings, marriage and land records
 
*Use the information to locate census, christenings, marriage and land records
 
*Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the index entry record for future reference. See below for assistance in citing this collection  
 
*Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the index entry record for future reference. See below for assistance in citing this collection  
 
 
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Consult the [[Denmark Record Finder]] to find other records
 
*Consult the [[Denmark Record Finder]] to find other records
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
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=== Research Helps ===
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Denmark Genealogy|Denmark]].
 
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* [[GuidedResearch:Denmark|Denmark Guided Research]]
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* [[Denmark Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
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==Known Issues==
| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Denmark-Estate-Records-1436-1964-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Denmark-Estate-Records-1436-1964-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
 
 
 
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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"Denmark Estate records, 1436-1964." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : 14 June 2016. Landsarkivet for Nørrejylland, Viborg (Provincial Archives of Northern Jutland, Viborg).
 
 
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Denmark
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Location of Denmark
Record Description
Record Type Estate
Collection years: 1436-1964
Language: Danish
Title in the Language: Danmark, Gods Protokoller
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
The Danish National Archives


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains records of Danish estates ranging from the year 1436 and ending in 1964. Some estates cover multiple counties. Estate owners were granted broad powers by the government to act in several official functions. They maintained their own records of military conscription, probate, tax, and land usage.

This collection includes the following records:

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are written in Danish and German. For help reading these records see the following:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Denmark Estate Records, 1436-1964.

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

The records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the estate
  • Date of event
  • Name of persons involved (who may or may not be resident on the estate)

Sample Image[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • The name of the estate
  • The county where the main building of the estate is located

The Wiki article Danish Gods explains more about Danish estate records.

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select County
  2. Select Estate
  3. Select Record Type and Year Range to view the images

Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. They maybe alphabetized by the first name or the last name. Find your ancestor’s name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Use the information to locate census, christenings, marriage and land records
  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the index entry record for future reference. See below for assistance in citing this collection

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Consult the Denmark Record Finder to find other records
  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • Look for variant spellings of the names and nicknames
  • Search the records of nearby counties
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Denmark.

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Click here for a list of known issues with this collection.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records/Guidelines for Articles.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.