Category Archives: BillionGraves

Blog Post Number 400

Initially started this blog post so it would be #400 (currently it will probably show up as a bit later if anybody is keeping track). This achievement happened faster than I anticipated as my blog posting has been more frequent … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Million More in May Update

I looked at the May 2018 stats for BillionGraves (BG) a few minutes ago and they are showing 560,759 (was 442,672 when I started the blog post in late May) images uploaded and 822,911 (was 612, 586 when I started … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Updates Its Privacy Policy

Something that’s become common to my e-mail Inbox lately is a growing number of updated Privacy Policy notices due to the EU’s new GDPR privacy policy that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. If you aren’t familiar with the … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Million in May 2018 Madness

Update June 2, 2018: May 2018 BillionGraves (BG) Results: Images Uploaded: 560,759; Records Transcribed: 822,911 Images: 21 accounts uploaded 5,000 or more images with three accounts uploading 51,000+ images WernerF (51,607), SteveN (51,560), and Kevin (51,482); Records Transcribed: 35 accounts transcribed … Continue reading

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Additional Changes to Find-A-Grave

Noticed a few new things on Find-A-Grave recently. When I went to the site a few days,  I had to change my password as it didn’t meet the 8 character minimum. In the past, they allowed you to have a … Continue reading

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Fake Headstones on Find-A-Grave

For various reasons, people are creating fake headstones to add to Find-A-Grave. It could be for an unmarked grave or to be able to add their own memorial to the site. In the second case, you are only allowed to … Continue reading

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Paul Kring Update

As reported in this blog post, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2014/07/01/52-ancestor-week-25-charles-and-paul-arthur-kring-of-fort-scott-kansas/, I was able to determine more about Paul Kring who is buried in Fort Scott, Kansas and how he connects to my tree. It took a while because the cemetery didn’t keep records … Continue reading

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