Filters limit and/or broaden your search to within specific parameters.
#1 Filter by Collection: Narrows search to a specific data collection, such as Veterans.
#2 Plus/Minus filter: Broadens search to within so many years of the dates provided.
#3 Exact Match filter: Search will match terms exactly (case sensitive).
#4 Phonetic filter: Broadens search by using first and last name consonants. For example, Dan (first name) would produce records for Dennis, Don, Dean, Dagny, and so forth.
If you want to find a specific type of record you can filter using one of these record collections.
BillionGraves Record Collections:
Headstone (GPS). Photos uploaded with the BG app.
Headstone (supporting). Headstone photos without GPS coordinates.
Veterans: Records with military information.
Burial Records: Records with cemetery information.
Death Certificates: Records containing death and burial information.
Historic Records: Records that contain names and important dates (e.g., birth and death).
Memorial Records: Records created to preserve the memory of a deceased person.
Obituaries: Records that contain funeral and internment information.
Social Security Death Index: USA records that contain death dates.
Other: Any other record containing information about a deceased person.