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How can I personalize a family memorial?
Many people would love to be able to personalize the graves of loved ones. Our wonderful technical staff has also allowed this magic to happen here at Billi...
Fri, 3 Apr, 2020 at 9:30 AM
What is a FamilySearch PID number? Why do you link records to FamilySearch?
*** Note attempting this make sure you have a FamilySearch account, and you are logged into it. Here is an article explaining how to do this if you don'...
Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 at 2:16 PM
What is a second pass transcription? Can you give us some facts about these ?
At BillionGraves we are striving for the most accurate records possible. Our transcribers are the best!  However, we all make mistakes at times that need a ...
Sat, 28 Mar, 2020 at 9:44 AM
How do I work on second pass transcriptions?
How do I work on second pass transcriptions? BillionGraves website: #1 Log in to BillionGraves. #2 Hover over Volunteer (main menu). #3 Click Transcrib...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 2:56 PM
Finding it hard to transcribe. Why? What are your solutions to this issue?
We have received many emails from concerned users about transcriptions and seeing the following in the transcription messages: This happens because...
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019 at 1:33 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 ...
Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 at 1:58 PM
Attention English Transcribers.... and English Photographers missing photos....
PLEASE DO NOT MARK NON-ENGLISH STONES AS UNREADABLE!!!!! Here are some stones marked unreadable by some of our transcribers: The stone here is ...
Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 at 12:35 AM
Would like to add the Christian Cemetery in Baripada, Odisha, India.
If anyone in Australia or India knows of the exact location of the Christian Cemetery in Baripada, we would like to add this to our collection.  Any help th...
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019 at 11:22 PM
Military Headstones: Nashville National Cemetery
Please read the following for transcribing military headstones: https://support.billiongraves.com/a/solutions/articles/35000129980-transcribe-military-heads...
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 at 4:29 PM
Carnegie Library Images- How to get started.
To transcribe records from this collection go to the Carnegie Library “Cemetery” page: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Carnegie-Public-Library/313438  ...
Thu, 2 May, 2019 at 3:04 PM