Search/Person

This folder will explain all the steps needed to find a person using the search page.

How do I search for a person or individuals grave?
First you will need to Log in. Note: For help with Log In please see "How do I Log In? Next navigate to Search BillionGraves in the to...
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017 at 4:35 PM
What are the required fields I should fill out using People Search?
You will need a Family name (Last Name) to perform a search.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 4:22 PM
What do I do if I don't have all the information asked on People Search?
All you need is a Family Name. The rest of the information is optional.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017 at 1:47 PM
What should I do if the Search is showing no results?
If search is showing no results this means that you may be searching to narrowly. Try broadening your search by removing dates and locations. If you...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 12:19 PM
How do I refine my search?
The left hand section after you have searched a name is for refining your search. This area is where you can edit fields that will allow you to broaden or n...
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017 at 1:53 PM
What do the search filters mean?
The search filters are exact match and phonetic match. Exact Match use the exact information typed in the fields to perform your search. Phonetic M...
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 3:33 PM
What does it mean to Filter By Collection?
Filter by collection sorts through the different record types found on BillionGraves: Headstone(GPS): These are BillionGraves records uploaded from the...
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 3:38 PM
What do I do if I search for a person and the page keeps loading?
When a page times out this is usually do to bad internet connection and a simple refresh or ctrl+r or cmd+r (mac) can solve the issue. Check your brows...
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 3:40 PM
How come some records have no headstone image or GPS?
These are considered supporting records and are very valuable! They help find the information necessary to get a (GPS) photo.
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 9:41 PM