How do I merge duplicate gravestone images?
If you come across two photos of the same gravestone, you can merge them. Here's how: #1 On the Life Information Page, make the vital information (...
Wed, 10 Jun, 2020 at 6:15 AM
Second-Pass Transcriptions
BillionGraves is striving to have the most accurate records possible. Our transcribers are the best! However, we all make mistakes at times that need a litt...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 4:37 PM
How do I edit image linking?
Linking Images with the BillionGraves App If a gravestone has data on more than one side (for example, parents on one side and children on the other sid...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 7:12 PM
Transcribing Images with Green Pins
What is a Green Pin or Green Dot? A green pin or dot on a BillionGraves map indicates that a photo has been taken of a gravestone at that location and t...
Wed, 10 Jun, 2020 at 7:20 AM
Transcribe Military Headstones
#1 Follow the directions for transcribing headstones as found HERE. #2 Click on Add Military Info. #3 Type in what is seen on the stone.  #4 Add...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 8:59 PM
DO NOT transcribe entirely in caps please!
We would really prefer that stones should not be completely transcribed in all caps. Genealogy standards apply here, please! We are a cutting-edge genealogy...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 6:41 PM
Please do not mark non-English gravestones as unreadable.
PLEASE DO NOT MARK NON-ENGLISH GRAVESTONES AS UNREADABLE!!!!! Here are some gravestones marked unreadable by transcribers: The gravestone above...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 7:10 PM
How can I merge records during transcription?
#1 As you are transcribing, watch for matches at the left hand side of the screen.  #2 Look to see if the names, dates and headstones match.  #3 If the re...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:09 PM
Military Headstones: Nashville National Cemetery
Please read the following for transcribing military headstones:
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 at 4:29 PM
To Red-Flag or Not To Red-Flag? That is the question.
We have told users when there are not any photos left to transcribe to look for green pins in a cemetery. Green pins indicate that those photos were marked ...
Mon, 14 Mar, 2022 at 3:39 PM