Adult dating in denmark wisconsin
Two fundamental facts should not be forgotten: first, that the handwriting commonly used in Denmark until about 1900 was the socalled 'German hand'; consequently you must expect to find this handwriting in all the old documents; second, that as late as 1850 the majority of the rural population did not use a permanent family name; instead the sons availed themselves of their father's given name plus '-sen' (Engl. You may be certain that Peter Olsen's father had the given name Ole, but you have no means of knowing whether his surname was Hansen, Petersen, Jorgensen. As the number of names in actual use was comparatively small, there exists a danger of mistaking identities.Another difficulty may arise from the fact that many names underwent changes after emigration; thus Jorgensen and Johansen and Jensen might all have been changed into Johnson.
As part of our overall municipal service, we frequently review both the quality as well as the appropriateness of our municipal services to ensure that they meet many of the needs of the Village.The current Village Board of Trustees includes: Village President Gregory Mleziva861 Daybreak Court863-50154/2017-2 yr.term Trustees Paul Hargarten821 Daybreak Court367-20484/2017-2 yr.Each year, many people of Danish descent visit the "old country" and they often use the trip find out more about where their family lived before they emigrated to the United States.
Some just want to see the part of Denmark their ancestors came from but others may wish to undertake more serious genealogic research.
However dubious family traditions may be, the old stories could contain the elements that would complete the picture; if any such story can be corroborated by written testimony, much has already been achieved.