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How do I transcribe headstone images?
BillionGraves website: #1 Log in to BillionGraves. #2 Hover over Volunteer (main menu). #3 Click Transcribe. #4 Fill out form. #5  More than one indivi...
Fri, 8 Feb, 2019 at 3:42 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 w...
Fri, 4 Jan, 2019 at 2:10 PM
How can I rate an image while transcribing? What are red flags? How do I use them?
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...
Wed, 15 May, 2019 at 10:18 AM
Transcribe photos you have taken yourself
In order to transcribe your own photos you must indicate that you want to transcribe your own photos BEFORE you upload them.  A pop up will come up in your ...
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019 at 12:06 PM
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 stone i...
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 at 11:58 AM
How do I transcribe a memorial with multiple names?
Note: This is best done with multiple photos being taken of the same monument. As only around 25 people can be saved on one transcription at a time.  Fr...
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019 at 3:10 PM
How do I delete a record or image?
You cannot delete a record. You can delete images uploaded by you if they have not been transcribed. To remove a record: #1 Include the record’s URL in...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 1:26 PM
How do I edit a record’s cemetery location?
#1 Log in to BillionGraves. #2 Click Search BillionGraves  to find an existing record. #3 Click Life Information (left hand column). #4 Click the pencil ...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 1:27 PM
How To Transcribe Difficult Stones
This stone is difficult to read since the inscription is faded. However the date is fairly easy to read. The stone comes from Rose Hill Cemetery in Creighto...
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019 at 8:49 AM