Category Archives: BillionGraves

Happy Father’s Day 2019

Happy Father’s Day 2019. I will be visiting my Dad’s grave online on BillionGraves and Find-A-Grave as he is buried 800+ miles away. I will also visit my grandfathers’ graves on both sites. Please don’t take your father for granted, … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 June 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 June 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-10-june–2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Spain, Bolivia, South Africa, Mexico, Russia, Peru, Sweden, and the United States, including Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Dakota, Texas, … Continue reading

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May 2019 Contest Winners – BillionGraves

Congratulations to the May 2019 Contest Winners for BillionGraves – https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/06/05/may-contest-winners/. Congratulations to all the Million More in May contest winners! You have made a million (and more!) people happy as they are able to find their ancestor’s burial locations … Continue reading

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Father’s Day at Home and in the Cemetery – BillionGraves

I saw this on BillionGraves yesterday – Father’s Day at Home and in the Cemetery: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/06/04/10-life-lessons-from-fathers/. Sonora Smart Dodd had a great idea. It was such a good idea that we are still doing it more than 100 years later. In … Continue reading

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New Records on FamilySearch from May 2019

I saw this earlier this evening on FamilySearch – New Records on FamilySearch from May 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/record-update-may-2019/. FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in May of 2019 with almost 14 million new indexed family history records from all over the … Continue reading

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Double Prize Contest! – BillionGraves June 2019 Contest

I saw this posted last night – Double Prize Contest! – BillionGraves June 2019 Contest: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/05/31/double-prize-contest/. Get twice the rewards with BillionGraves’ Double Prize Contest! You could win a travel backpack or a phone power bank . . . OR … Continue reading

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BillionGraves May 2019 Contest Ends Tonight

Updated May 31, 2019;  Contest over – roughly 670,576 images uploaded and 715, 342 records transcribed – https://billiongraves.com/pages/help/leaderboard.php?month=201905. Just a reminder – Billiongraves May 2019 Contest – BillionGraves 8th Annual Million More in May Competition Ends Tonight 11:59 P. M. GMT, … Continue reading

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Osawatomie State Hospital Asylum Bridge & Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays May 28, 2019

As I was searching for Osawatomie for https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/05/28/pronounce-this-kansas-names-youtube-video, I came across this YouTube video – Osawatomie State Hospital Asylum Bridge & Cemetery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPZTOzZld5o (about 6:02 minutes long). The cemetery is briefly mentioned in the beginning of the video and a lot … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Plus Memorial Day Sale $22/Year

I am a fan of BillionGraves Plus (BG+). I find it’s worth the money, plus you can earn free months by transcribing images or uploading images using the BillionGraves app. About half of the time, I earn free months by … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019

I saw this this afternoon on BillionGraves – 10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/05/21/10-ways-to-honor-your-ancestors-at-the-cemetery-on-memorial-day/. For those not familiar, Memorial Day is a U. S. holiday celebrated … Continue reading

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