Category Archives: BillionGraves

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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