Census Record 1925

 

The census record is from Sindal (Hjørring county) 5 November 1925 and describes the family of my - at that time 8 years old - mother, Olga Marie Andersen. It produces the following data:

  • Identification of my grandparents, two aunts and three uncles
  • Their dates and parishes of birth
  • Their gender, nationality, marital status and position in the family
  • My grandfather’s occupation
  • The family’s address (street name and number)

The available information from census records depends on the specific census. Generally, the information increases over time.

Church Record 1952 (Birth)

The church record is from Hjørring parish (Hjørring county) and describes my own christening. It produces the following data:

  • My name in full
  • The dates of my birth and christening
  • My parents’ address (street name and number)
  • The name of the priest that christened me
  • My parents’ dates and parishes of birth
  • My parent’s date and municipality of marrige
  • My father’s occupation
  • The names and address of the sponsors and the occupations of the men

The available information from birth records varies parishes and over time.

 

Church Record 1953 (Death)

The church record is from Kirke Hyllinge parish (Roskilde county) and documents the death of my grandfather, farmer Lars Kristian Jensen, who died 76 years old. It produces the following data:

  • The date and place of his death and burial
  • The date of the death certificate
  • The date of the probate certificate and the name of the authorities
  • The name of the priest that buried him
  • His occupation when he died
  • The date and parish of his birth
  • The maiden name of his wife, my grandmother, and the date of her death
  • Their last mutual address
  • The name and occupation of his father, my great grandfather
  • The maiden name of his mother, my great grandmother

The available information from death registrations varies significantly; especially across parishes.