| ...Welcome to Your Family Connection's Danish information page. You
will find a description of our research services
and of our book entitled "Beginning Danish
Research", written for those who prefer to try Danish research
for themselves. We have also provided a listing of important
addresses for anyone interested in Danish research or travel. Queries
regarding Danish Ancestors can be posted on the Federation of East European
Family History Societies page through Your Family Connection. Click
here for more details.|
...With fifteen years experience in Danish records searching, including on-site research in Danish archives, churches, cemeteries and libraries, we are well acquainted with the patronymic naming patterns, language, Gothic handwriting, records and resources needed to construct your Danish Family History. Basic information needed to begin research includes a name, date of an event (birth, marriage, death) and the place in Denmark where the event occurred.
...We also provide
a consultation service to evaluate previous or on-going Danish research
and make suggestions for future work.
|Write me at:||Your Family Connection|
4653 Avenida Rio Del Oro
Yorba Linda, CA 92886-3013
|...Foreign research can
be intimidating. Our book, Beginning Danish Research, can get you started
and teach you how to successfully find your way through the United States
and Danish records. The book was written because there was no one source
that gave a comprehensive overview of Danish records and how to use them.|
Nancy Ellen Carlberg and Norma S. Keating
(Anaheim, CA: Carlberg Press, 1992). Soft cover, spiral bound, 276 pages.
| ...Written to fill
the need for a comprehensive how-to resource for Danish research, this book
contains a through coverage of Danish records for both beginners and more
experienced researchers. The reader is taken step-by-step, using a sample
family, and shown what can be done using sources in the United States and
sources available only in Denmark. The authors give you clear, concise explainations
of the records and how to gain access to them.|
...Topics addressed in the book include home sources, contacting relatives, using U.S. resources, using Danish records available in the United States, using records available only in Denmark and traveling to Denmark. The large appendix contains extensive Danish wordlists, name lists, a variety of genealogy charts and organizational helps, important addresses and hints for reading Gothic print. The book has a bibliography and is fully indexed.
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|...Norma Storrs Keating
is the co-ordinator for the Denmark Research List, DKRL, at the Federation
of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) website. The DKRL is
especially for those Danish ancestors who came from southern Denmark in
the area commonly know as Schlesvig-Holstein. Other queries my be posted,
...If you wish to post a query, you may send it to Norma either by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by snail mail: 4653 Avenida Rio Del Oro, Yorba Linda, CA USA 92886-3013.
Please observe the following suggestions for effective DKRL messages:
1. Capitalize all surnames: eg SORENSEN, Niels
2. State your problem succinctly. What are you looking for?
3. Do not abbreviate. We have space to spell it out.
4. Remember this message is read world wide - make it easy for others to understand.
5. Avoid cryptic messages - use words and sentences that clarify.
6. Include all relevant data, such as surnames and important dates of your search.
7. List all places that are important to your search if you know them.
8. Include all surnames you are searching or have information on or that you want to share with others.
9. Avoid forms and tables. Use text to say it. More browsers can read it this way.
10. Remember, all unique words of your message will be indexed by the FEEFHS search engine.
11. Provide a postal mailing address if you do not have an e-mail address.
12. Please advise Norma when your e-mail or postal address changes.
13. Review your message periodically. Revise, extend or refine it as needed.
14. Encourage others to post a query on the DKRL or other FEEFHS research list.
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