Danish Professional Genealogist

I am a professional researcher with extensive experience in finding genealogical information from various archives in Denmark. I have researched my own family tree for more than twenty years and I have been a professional for seven years.

Man In Uniform

The Danish National Archives Reopen!

To celebrate the reopening of the Danish National Archives, I offer a 10% discount on all packages.
Terms and conditions apply.

Extensive experience

I have extensive experience with Danish sources regarding emigration from Denmark to the USA.

Old handwriting

I am very competent in deciphering old texts, even gothic handwriting from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Precise sources

I always provide precise source references and detailed research notes so the reasoning behind each conclusion is clear.

  • “Her approach is very meticulous and thoughtful and she always provides complete documentation.”
    — B. Sorensen, California, United States
  • “Lene truly has a gift for researching genealogy. But the real gift is the final ancestry document or report. Professional quality in every aspect. ”
    — Nissen, The United States
  • “Without Lene Dræby Kottal’s wealth of in-depth knowledge about Danish records and her expertise in finding the ones relevant to my ancestors, I would never have been able to trace my Danish origins”
    — Timothy Scanlan, Naples, Florida, United States

Genealogy Blog

A blog about genealogy in Denmark