23 Jun 2024

Tag: transcriptions

Release Notes

Calling All Transcribers 

Did you notice the rewards program for transcribers on the BillionGraves website? Go check it out if you haven’t! In addition to the rewards you can earn by uploading pictures of your local cemetery, you can also earn rewards by transcribing images for our database….


1940 Census 

The 1940 Census is out! Not only can you view the records for free (unlike previous census images), but you can download your research right from the site. An index for the 1940 census does not yet exist, but FamilySearch is providing a way for…


A Word about Transcriptions 

Many people are interested in completing transcriptions for the photos they upload—did you know you can do that? Here’s how: From your dashboard on BillionGraves.com, click on Images Uploaded to view all of the images you’ve taken and uploaded to the site.


Getting Started with BillionGraves 

[en] The Challenge BillionGraves has a goal to record one billion headstones across the world. Recording headstones with their specific GPS location will allow people researching their family history to access headstone information from anywhere in the world. Using your GPS enabled smartphone, you can…


Image Review Process 

We love and appreciate all the hard work and time you put in to gathering headstone images. Your work is helping family history enthusiasts everywhere. Because we want to make sure all of the images on BillionGraves are useable, we have always had a system…