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Jensen Nielsen Hansen Pedersen Andersen Christensen Larsen Sørensen Rasmussen Jørgensen Petersen Madsen Kristensen Olsen Thomsen Christiansen Poulsen Johansen Knudsen Mortensen Henriksen Jansen Eriksen Jespersen Mikkelsen ARE the most common -sen = son of surnames and can be tricky to manage.
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1840 Census Bedsted sogn Hassing herred Thisted amt all nice and ship shape now help with finding village stuff on the new server too a no tables version here Bedsted sogn FT-1860 small
In Autumn 2002 Statens Arkivers Filmningscenter was funded by Kulturministeriet to carry out this project.
Efter de foreløbige beregninger vil scanningen af de cirka 120.000 mikrokort vare fire år,
It is estimated that scanning 120 000 fiche will take about 4 years.
The format is TIFF (TIFF FAX GRP 4 - black and white) and I use this viewer - AlternaTIFF which is a web browser add-on (ActiveX control or plug-in)
Kirkebøger - church books or parish registers, will include ALL up to 1892 - see drop down menu for availability, expected completion in 2005
Census and parish register Folketælling - census 1801 1840 and 1860
Danish Archives FAQupdates and tidied Quite a day doing this site and listening to the radio
details here GENEALOGE
Yes , I got distracted from the indexing today. Every day I see between 200 and 400 messages from lists and usenet and emails and hang out in various groups where I learn as well as contribute. eg Google Search: dnkcen and archives Google Search: dnkcen
There are two current threads Google Groups: View Thread "Huguenot names in Scandinavia" with some dumb pseudo-etymology which anoyed me. and Google Groups: View Thread "Familienavne" which inspired me to put something together as I could remember seeing a page on reserved names to answer this question
1. Findes der på nettet en liste over beskyttede familienavne?
BUT I could not find it without going all over the shop and around the houses searching and searching because the user had written beskyttede familienavne instead of forbeholdte navne.
My Danish is good, for an englishmen, I am told but that is like a dog walking on two legs the amazement is not that it is done well but that it is done at all. So he caught me out by that incorrect terminology, RETSINFO is a wonderful site listing all danish laws and much in advance of anything on offer by the Westminster parliament website but you need the correct spelling and the right words to get in.
The final structure of the index is emerging; a RODEKONTOR was the word for a tax collector's office where you used to go once a month to pay your taxes. Randers, and all other Købstad (market towns) were divided up into tax districts called RODE. Likewise the census is in three DEL but the third street list is very big (200KB still)and now I found I missed a chunk out. OOPS So I may divide it up more, for example Udenfor Østerport outside the East Gate there are three windmills:- Christiansborg Mill Niels Møller with wife and three children and 14 staff, he farms as well, and Lod Møllen Peter Hansen his wife and 4 children has only six staff, and lastly Laug Møllen run by Frederich Christian Albrecht wife, no childen and five workers. December 18 2003 Found another mill Hvide Mølle White Mill widower Anders (and a dificult to read surname.) There are a lot of soldiers and the 5th Dragoon regiment has its depot and the conscripted village boys all have patronymic last names but the officers have surnames, there are permanent staff from Jutland and horse doctors form Copenhagen.
Neils Peter Schjønning is the son of a soldier whose single mother has found herself a Copenhagener, a master saddle maker, to marry Neils Peter's birth is listed as Andersen and I met some of his descendants this year and this single image solved the riddle of where that surname came from.
1860 census of the town of Randers
A useful page about using the Danish Census Images,
while it refers to Randers Købstad - or market town
you can learn how to access any folketælling or census images on-line, including 1801 and 1840 too,
by understanding the drop down menus and a couple of words of Danish,which I have translated for you.
THIS was my first effort at transcribing from images.
I chose Bedsted AKA Bested, because it was small and I had studied the village when researching the ancestors of a friend from New York.
Local knowledge can be critical in reading ms place names for example.
My extraction has been submitted to Dansk Data Arkiv, who adminster this site with census and much more,
but the site was down 0500 gmt 11 24 2003 which is not unusual at weekends and peak times :-))
This is the 1840 census for Bedsted
DOWNLOAD 473 KB FT-1840 Bedsted Hassing Thisted Danmark
BEDSTED 1st February 1840 Census
Bested Folketælling Bd. 108 s. 1- 14
Rentekammeret Tabelvæsen og Statistik 3534,108
Thisted amt I
Hassing Herred s. 1 - 198
is where I have lived for about twenty years in Copenhagen,
and I plan to transcribe all available census for the estate up to 1925.
the Digital Reference Library
with links to about 97 volumes so far
EASTER EGGS and other OT stuff NEW December 3 2003
Links for this Danish census site dnkcen
site news from here too
http://www.genealogi.co.uk my shingle
updated January 1 2004 Hugh Watkins AND FROZEN
January 1 2004 Rootsweb FAQ December 30 Randers map uploaded to the Map roomgwords randers denmark danmark census folketælling genealogy genealogi
December 29 big scan made in Brum
December 28 Bedsted tidied
December 24 new British archives FAQ
December 22 2 24 updated arkive FAQ, Randers indexes
December 16 17 18 name index first stage finished, Archive FAQ updated
December 12 13 14 should be writng Xmas cards but been writng h t m l
doing Randers name index ABC and U V W X Y Z Æ Ø Å - efternavn ,
then redoing street index in small chunks, lastly details of the big -sen names. ABOUT TWO to THREE weeks.
December 11 first ftp - background image from 1895 map of Denmark
KONGERIGET DANMARK The Kingdom of Denmark
December 9 wrote the Names FAQ - Hyppige spørgsmål
December 6 7 8 structure of surname and street indexes and made about 35 new pages made with several hundred links.About 800 to go.
December 4 Brumleby FT-1860 links completed, 1860 Census Randers indexing project
December 3 DAISY and a ship in the Easter Eggs
November 30 1840 census for Bedsted added
November 29 2003 the Digital reference Library added
November 27 links page added
November 23 and 24
moved Danish Archives FAQ to its final position and structured the site