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  1. Barekman, June Beverly, 1915-
    Passenger list of the steamship "Guiding Star" from Copenhagen, Denmark, to New York City, June 29, 1869 /
    Abstracted by June B. Barekman and Ruth Barekman for the Bar(r)ackman-Bar(r)ickman-Barkman-Barekman Family Association. - Chicago, 1970. - 33, 4 l.
    E184.S18B26
    77-18469

    More than eight hundred names, giving age, sex, occupation and country of origin. A large minority of persons listed are from Denmark; most others are from Sweden.

  2. The Church records of Denmark / the Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. - Rev. ed. - Salt Lake City, Utah : The Department, 1978. - 7 p : 1 map. -

    (Series D / Genealogical Dept. of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints ; no. 6)
    CS903.C48 1978
    81-166930

    Shows the way through the geographical and chronological complexities of parish records.

  3. Nationalmuseet (Denmark)
    Danmarks kirker. - Kþbenhavn : G.E.C. Gad, 1933-<1991> [v. 1 in 1945] - v. : ill., plans.
    NA5711.N38 1933

    Issued in parts; beginning in 1979?, parts are issued in hard cover.

    By Victor Hermansen et al.

    Vol. published by: Nationalmuseets forlag.
    Vols. XX-XXIII accompanied by: Sonderjylland-tilfojelser og rettelser, kunsthistorisk oversigt, registre.

    Summary: Summaries in English and German.
    Includes bibliographical references.

    Incomplete contents: I. Kobenhavn .--II.
    Frederiksborg amt --IV. Holb‘k amt .--V.
    Soro amt.--VI. Pr‘sto amt.--VII. Bornholm.--VIII. Maribo amt.
    --XVI. rhus amt . --XIX. Ribe amt .--XX. Sonderjylland. Haderslev amt. --XXII.
    Sonderjylland. benr† amt. --XXIII. Sonderjylland. Sonderborg
    amt.
    36-5424

    Thirty-three volumes describing the churches of Denmark. Sections average 100 pages per church, and each section
    provides photographs of the buildings, close-ups of architectural features, floor plans, a list of pastors who
    served at each, and a detailed inventory of the contents of the archives of each church.

  4. Hornby, Rikard.
    Danske navne; tr‘k af navngivningens historie. - Kobenhavn :
    Udvalget for folkeoplysnings fremme; i kommission hos G. E. C.
    Gad, 1951. - 182 p.

    CS2375.D3H6
    52-26066

    Etymological dictionary of Danish surnames and history of the origins of Nordic names from the proto-Norse (urnordisk) to the present day.

  5. The Probate records of Denmark / the Genealogical Department
    of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. - Salt
    Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. : The Department, 1977. - 12 p. -

    (Series D / the Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints ; no. 9)
    CS903.P76 1977
    82-239307

    Explains the relevant court system, holdings of individual courts, time periods covered; lists in detail the information
    contained in each kind of record, location of these records in various parts of Denmark, and the regional handbooks.

  6. Historical background affecting genealogical research in
    Denmark / the Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus
    Christ of Latter-Day Saints. - Rev. - Salt Lake City, Utah,
    U.S.A. : The Department, 1975. - [7] p : 2 col. maps. -

    (Series D / the Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus
    Christ of Latter-Day Saints ; no. 10)
    CS903.H57 1975
    82-239189

    Chronological list of events significant for researchers, including dates when each type of record keeping began in
    each part of Denmark. Two colored historical maps are included depicting Danish counties before and after 1793, and
    these are particularly important because the first Danish census of genealogical value was compiled in 1787.

  7. Searching for your Danish ancestors : a guide to Danish
    genealogical research in the United States and Denmark. - [St.
    Paul, Minn.] (1101 Fort Rd., St. Paul) : Danish Genealogy
    Group of the Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1989. - 29
    p : ill., maps.
    CS902.S43 1989

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-28)
    90-107379

    Provides essential information that anyone doing Danish research must know. Recounts pertinent aspects of the
    country's history, provides a glossery of terms used in documents, a chart showing the gothic hand-written alphabet,
    and includes information about church, census, military, probate and emigration records, as well as additional
    resources in America and Denmark, along with advice on hiring a researcher in Denmark.

  8. Thomsen, Finn A.
    The beginner's guide to Danish genealogical research /
    compiled by Finn A. Thomsen. - Bountiful, Utah : Thomsen's
    Genealogical Center, 1984. - 24 p : ill.
    CS902.T45 1984

    Bibliography: p. 20-21.
    88-148735

    Essential information for the beginner. Lists given names for men and for women, along with a vocabulary of key words, a
    list of maps, counties, incorporated cities, handbooks, gazetteers, archives and societies.

    Sample relationship chart.

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