Transcribe

How do I transcribe headstone images?
BillionGraves Website: #1 Log in to BillionGraves. #2 Hover over Volunteer on the main menu. #3 Click Transcribe. #4 Fill out the form. #5  More than o...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 3:52 PM
Transcription Guide
*** Please note*** Only transcribe information written on the stone unless you have sources!*** In order to understand where to begin, we will start wit...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 6:28 PM
How do I transcribe a memorial with multiple names?
Note: This is best done with multiple photos being taken of the same monument since only about 25 people can be saved on one transcription at a time.  F...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 1:47 PM
How can I rate an image while transcribing? What are red flags?
A headstone image becomes a record after it is approved through the rating process. Red flags are a way to rate images. Here is what they are for and how to...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Transcribe photos you have taken yourself
What is transcribing? What is transcribing? It is recording the names, dates, and other information from each gravestone image onto a form on the Billio...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 2:47 PM
Linking BillionGraves Records to FamilySearch Records
FamilySearch is a world-wide tree that is free to the public and contains many rich records, that can't be found elsewhere. We love linking BillionGrav...
Wed, 10 Jun, 2020 at 11:39 AM
Can I add records using a spreadsheet?
Yes. This advanced featured is available from the BillionGraves website. You must export your spreadsheet as a CSV (Common Separated Values) file, before im...
Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 at 1:31 PM
How do I add military information?
To Add Military Information on the Transcription Page: #1 Click on Advanced Mode  #2 Click Add Military Info #3 Add the transcription from the gravest...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 8:33 PM
How do I delete a record or image?
You can delete images that you have uploaded yourself if they have not been transcribed yet. But you cannot delete a record. You can, however, request that ...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 3:37 PM
How To Transcribe Difficult Gravestones
This headstone from Rose Hill Cemetery in Creighton, Knox, Nebraska, is difficult to read since the inscription is worn and faded. However, the date is fair...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 4:04 PM