|„Fædrenes Kirke“ Fædrenes tro, hvor I bo,|
|er slægtens dyreste eje.|
|For den Danske Kirke i Vancouver, B.C.|
If you have lost contact with friends or family that have immigrated to British Columbia, Canada, the Danish Lutheran Church of Vancouver is happy to help you re-establish contact.
First you may want to search the telephone book. Even if there are columns of the name you are looking for in a Danish phone book, there may be only a few in a Canadian phone book. For example, there are two Mogens Hansens in the phone book for Greater Vancouver.
Canadian phone books do not use the letters æ, ø, and å; if necessary, replace æ by ae, ø by o or oe, and å by a or aa.
Try to search for just the family name since some Danes do not use their Danish given name, for example Jørgen may call himself Jack.
If you have a specific year and specific names, we can check in our Church Registry if your family members or friends were baptised, confirmed, or married in our church, or if they were buried from our church. Our records go back to around 1937.
Note that we cannot give private information like this to third party unless the relevant persons have been dead for at least 20 years.
If the phone book doesn’t help, your best bet is to advertise in our newsletter. For example an ad like this:
Please send your ad to . We charge $20 for such an ad.
If an ad in Kirkebladet does not give any new leads, the next step would be to contact
|The Danish Lutheran Church of Vancouver, B.C.|