graveyards

Tombstone of Christian and Fredericka Busse.

A Primer on Cemetery Research to Find Ancestors

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           Cemetery research absolutely is one of the most valuable tools for genealogy research. Although I’m pretty much housebound and don’t get out much now, there was a time when I did venture out and do research in places such as cemeteries. As a matter of fact, I previously wrote about one experience at an old …

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Billion Graves introduces FamilySearch Tree Connect.

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            I just received a news release from BillionGraves.com about Family Search Tree Connect. Thanks to this new service, all of your graveyard and gravestone images can now be uploaded straight to FamilySearch.org as quickly as clicking a button. Click the “Tools” tab on the BillionGraves site. Select “FamilySearch” from the dropdown menu. Connect family …

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BillionGraves.com – Their Name Is Their Goal

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           I stumbled upon the website for BillionGraves and I’m pleasantly surprised with what I found. This website promotes an organized, cooperative effort to photograph, GPS tag, upload, and transcribe headstones from cemeteries around the world. The starting point for anyone wanting to contribute is to register with their site and download their free app from …

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