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Military Flag Holders at the Cemetery – BillionGraves August 6, 2019

I saw this in an e-mail yesterday from BillionGraves – Military Flag Holders at the Cemetery: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/08/06/military-flag-markers-in-the-cemetery/. I will give a couple of words of caution – there are places that sell military flag holders or what appear to be … Continue reading

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New Records on FamilySearch from July 2019

I saw this earlier this evening on FamilySearch – New Records on FamilySearch from July 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/new-records-july-2019/. FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in July of 2019 with over 7 million new indexed family history records from all over the … Continue reading

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Announcing July’s Leaderboard Contest Winners! BillionGraves August 3, 2019

I saw this earlier today on BillionGraves – Announcing July’s Leaderboard Contest Winners! BillionGraves August 3, 2019: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/08/03/announcing-julys-leaderboard-contest-winners/. Boom-ba-da-boom! Drumroll, please! Announcing BillionGraves July’s Leaderboard Contest winners! Congratulations to the top 15 uploaders and the top 15 transcribers during the … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Summer Surfing Contest! August 2019

I forgot to check BillionGraves yesterday to see if there was a new contest for August. Turns out there is – BillionGraves Summer Surfing Contest!: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/08/01/billiongraves-summer-surfing-contest/. It’s mentioned below, but the contest ends – All photos and transcriptions must be … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 July 2019

I saw this last night on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 July 2019:https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-29-july-2019/ FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, England, Peru, Spain, and the United States, including AK, AZ, CA, CO, GA, … Continue reading

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10 Cemeteries to See Before You Die – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays July 23, 2019

Updated July 24, 2019: made it a Tombstone Tuesdays post and added Tag for the week once I realized it wasn’t titled as such. I saw this on BillionGraves earlier today – 10 Cemeteries to See Before You Die: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/07/23/10-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die/Continue reading

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The Problem with Cemeteries and GPS When Multiple Cemeteries Are Adjacent – July 12, 2019

When I first had the thought to do this post, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Then I had an Aha (or Eureka effect) moment. My eyes saw it, but missed it. However, my brain put 2 … Continue reading

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June 2019 Double Prize Contest Winners! – BillionGraves

I am somehow missed this as it was posted almost a week ago – June Double Prize Contest Winners! – BillionGraves: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/07/05/june-double-prize-contest-winners/. Congratulations to the winners. Congratulations to June’s top BillionGraves photographer and transcriber Double Prize Contest winners! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Egyptian Gravestone Symbols – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays July 9, 2019

I saw this on BillionGraves earlier this afternoon – Egyptian Gravestone Symbols: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/07/09/egyptian-gravestone-symbols/. Have you ever come across Egyptian gravestone symbols in the cemetery – perhaps even on your own ancestor’s gravestone – and wondered why they were there and … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 8 July 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 8 July, 2019:https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-8-july–2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Australia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, France, Italy, South Africa, Sweden, and the United … Continue reading

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