First and Second Pass Transcriptions- How To's

Transcription Guide- First Pass
Photos taken with the BillionGraves app need to be transcribed so they can become searchable for public view.   To begin transcribing, go to billiongrav...
Sat, 4 May, 2024 at 11:49 PM
Transcription Guide - Second Pass
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...
Sat, 17 Feb, 2024 at 11:02 PM
How Do I Transcribe A Prefix?
The prefix box, when chosen, will display at the top of the transcription form.   A prefix is an individual's title and it appears before thei...
Tue, 26 Mar, 2024 at 9:57 PM
How Do I Transcribe A Given Name?
  The "Given Names" box is the first box on the right-hand side of the transcription field. Given names include first names and middl...
Thu, 8 Feb, 2024 at 1:10 PM
How Do I Transcribe A Family Name?
The "Family Names" box is the second box on the right-hand side of the transcription field. Family names are also known as “last names”...
Thu, 8 Feb, 2024 at 1:15 PM
How Do I Transcribe The Day Of Birth Or Death?
The "Birth or Death Date" box is the second set of boxes in the third and fourth fields on the right-hand side of the transcription form. ...
Thu, 8 Feb, 2024 at 1:16 PM
How Do I Transcribe A Birth Or Death Month?
The "Birth or Death Month" box is the first set of boxes in the third and fourth fields on the right-hand side of the transcription form.   ...
Thu, 8 Feb, 2024 at 1:17 PM
How Do I Transcribe Year of Birth Or Death?
The "Birth or Death Year" boxes are the third set of boxes in the third and fourth fields on the right-hand side of the transcription form. ...
Thu, 8 Feb, 2024 at 1:18 PM
How Do I Transcribe a Suffix?
The suffix box, when chosen, will appear under the "Family Names" box.  A suffix comes after an individual’s full name and provides additi...
Tue, 26 Mar, 2024 at 9:59 PM
How Do I Transcribe A Maiden Name?
The "maiden name" box can be added to the transcription form by clicking on the form settings button and choosing "maiden name" to add t...
Tue, 26 Mar, 2024 at 10:05 PM