In the same issue of “Family Tree Magazine” listed above, David Fryxell, author of “Capital Danes,” discusses how surnames came about in that country. Valuable Danish records have been digitized and put online at FamilySearch.org, and on other websites. See his website is vikinggenealogy.com.
Cities had more than one newspaper. Check both
Cities today often have only one remaining newspaper. But, in the past, cities had two or more. Don’t forget to check each of them as not everything was covered equally in both. All newspapers may not have been digitized, so check your local historical society or archives.
Contact Kenneth H. Thomas Jr., P. O. Box 901, Decatur, GA 30031 or gagensociety.org.