Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Dipping Into Denmark Church Records: 1842 Birth of Kirstine Sørensen

My grandsons have Danish ancestry through their father.  His grandparents came from Denmark in 1906 and settled in Chicago.

FamilySearch has a nice list of 28 Denmark record collections, and many of them are indexed and have record images.  I am using t
he "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941" collection for these records.

Today, I'm looking for the birth record of Kirstine Sørensen who was born 26 April 1842 in Gram, Haderslev, Denmark.  Here is the birth record summary image:

And the actual record image is:

The birth record is the 9th record down the page, and numbered #13.  Here is the record:

The birth date is in the second column, the name of the child is in the 3rd column, the baptism date is in the 4th column, the parents names are in the 5th column, and the sponsors are in the 6th column.    Kirstine Sørensen was born 26 April 1842, baptized 10 July 1842, to parents Hans Sørensen and Elske Chatrine Bennetsen.  The record is from Gram, Haderslev, Denmark.

The source citation for this birth record is:

"Danmark Kirkebøger, 1484-1941", database with images,   FamilySearch   ( : 16 June 2020), Kirstine Sørensen, 1842.

Kirstine Sørensen (1842-1911) is my grandsons' 3rd great-grandmother.  She married Hans Lauritzen Hede (1838-1910) in 1863.

Note that these records are also on ($$) and ($$).

Previous blog posts for my grandsons' ancestors include:

*  Dipping Into Denmark Church Records: 1880 Birth of Jens/Hans Lauritzen Hede (posted 10 June 2020)
*  Dipping Into Denmark Church Records: 1863 Marriage of Hans Lauritzen Hede and Kirstine Sørensen (posted 17 June 2020)
Dipping Into Denmark Church Records: 1838 Birth of Hans Lauritzen Hede (posted 25 June 2020)


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Grandpa Landmeier said...

You are giving me the courage to help my wife with her family since her parents came from Denmark in about 1928. Thanks a bunch!! Just kidding, it might be fun.

Randy Seaver said...

Go for it, Grandpa! The church records are generally before 1910. I've been lucky so far!