The ladies on the staff of Rootsweb are behaving like chickens in a hen house - maintaining a pecking order at all costs LOL
I changed my mind about giving up some of my boards
but I find they are shutting me out anyway
one more Links and Announcemants to be rescued
Welcome to the Poulsen Message Board.
Administrator's Contact Information:
Name: Hugh Watkins
E-mail:in the side bar
In all Danish -sen name genealogy you have
to be clear that these are patronymics
and were used anywhere whenever
someone called Poul had a son.
Like my WATKINS from Wales - they are
and are 99.9% unrelated see my FAQ
Danish personal names and naming
Danish Archives FAQ
the way forward in Danish genealogy is
by parish and occupation.
To this day Civil Registration is done
by the local church offices and
- unlike the UK
there are no national indexes.
The Central Office of Civil Registration
is not available to genealogists for
another 50 years or so (Google CPR number)
The need for a strong defence force means
that there are very good records going
back to the 1780ies but these are not
on line or even filmed lægd ruller
The project of indexing of
folketælling = census is going well
- coverage and county maps -
and soon images of all
church books and census
will be on line, if unindexed,
to about 1891.
In 1923 police records, card indexes
of residents, were turned into the
Folkeregister for each kommune
= town or administrative unit,
often containing several parishes today.
Googling some of these terms with
place names, will find pages
about these administrative practices.
I am making another FAQ:-
Danish family history with Hugh
"How to find your Danish roots,
or your cousins abroad"
Is your data on the web where
Danish researchers might find it ?