Frederiksberg Skt. Markus Parish, København, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

Skt. Markus parish was created from a portion of Frederiksberg parish on 22 October 1902.

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

Skt. Markus Parish (Frederiksberg)
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Sankt Markus Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 København
Herred (district) Add here
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
Gods (estate) Den kongelige Lands-over- samt Hof- og Stadsret i København; København Byting; Underadmiralitetsretten; Hofretten; Borgretten; Magistrats skiftekommission; Generalauditøren; Engelsholm gods; Vinderslevgård gods; Tjele gods; Landsretten; Landsretten; Overretten; København amtmand; Stadsretten

Street Names[edit | edit source]


Bille Brahes Vej, Bomhoffs Have, Bulowsvej

Carl Ploughs Vej

Danas Plads, Danasvej, Danmarksgade


Filippavej, Forchhammersvej, Forhåbningsholms Alle, Fuglevangsvej

Gammel Kongevej

Harsdorffsvej, H.C. Ørsteds Vej, Helenevej

J.M. Thieles Vej, Johnstrups Alle, Julius Thomsens Plads


Lindevej, Lykkeholms Alle


Niels Ebbesens Vej, Norsvej

Prinsesse Maries Alle

Rosenørns Alle

Sankt Knuds Vej, Sankt Markus Alle, Sankt Markus Plads, Schønbergsgade, Steenstrups Alle, Suomisvej, Svanholmsvej, Sveasvej, Svend Trøsts Vej

Thorvaldsensvej, Taarnborgvej


Vodroffslund, Vodroffs Tværgade, Vodroffsvej

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:
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)

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.

References[edit | edit source]