Category Archives: Cemetery

Various Changes to Find-A-Grave’s Latest Update

While a number of bloggers and other reviewers have posted about some of the major changes to Find-A-Grave’s recent update,¬† I stumbled across a couple of things that haven’t been mentioned too often. First, Find-A-Grave now limits you to one … Continue reading

Posted in BillionGraves, Facebook, Find A Grave | Leave a comment

My 300th Blog Post – Sort of

Disclaimer: None of the information in this blog post (or any other blog post I make) is intended to be taken as legal advice nor should it be construed to be legal advice. I am not a lawyer and if … Continue reading

Posted in BillionGraves, Blog Specific, Cemetery, Copyright, Find A Grave, Kansas, Mississippi | Leave a comment

V.A. Grave Locator Website

If you are not familiar with the V. A. Grave Locator site, it’s worth checking out. There are a couple of restrictions on who can be found. The database of burial information is updated each day. Search for burial locations … Continue reading

Posted in Arlington National Cemetery, BillionGraves, Cemetery, Find A Grave | Leave a comment

Several Nifty Find-A-Grave Tools

There are/were several¬†nifty Find-A-Grave tools. Since the latest update not too long ago, some of the tools may disappear or become non-functional. For now, replace www. with old. in the URL if the tool doesn’t show up on the new … Continue reading

Posted in BillionGraves, Cemetery, Find A Grave, Mental Health | Leave a comment

Find-A-Grave Beta Available

Update: New site is now on the main site with access to the old site can still temporarily be found at old.findagrave.com (no word on exactly when the old site will be taken down, but it’s been up for a … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery, Find A Grave, Genealogy | Leave a comment

BillionGraves Million More In May Contest

In its sixth annual Million Contest, BillionGraves has some awesome prizes. Worth noting the tiers do not stack so if you achieve Tier 3 in one category and Tier 2 in the other, you only get the Tier 3 prize. … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, BG, BillionGraves, FamilyTree DNA, FTDNA, GPS Origins, MyHeritage DNA | Leave a comment

Why Not To Rely on Obits, Death Certificates, and Cemetery Records When Adding Memorials to Find-A-Grave

Apologies for the long blog post title, but there is a reason for it. Find-A-Grave has one major rule when it comes to adding memorials. The surname has to match the surname on the headstone. The first name, middle name, … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestry.com, BillionGraves, Cemetery, Find A Grave, Genealogy, Maple Grove Cemetery, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment