1.2 Million More in May!
The final results are in and the numbers speak for themselves! 668,233 photos were taken, 579,793 records were transcribed (with an additional 807,483 images waiting to be transcribed)! With over 22,500 new BillionGraves users! In total volunteers made over 1,248,026 contributions during the month of May!
What an incredible feat! Considering monthly record breaking rain and across the United States that is INCREDIBLE! THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR THOUSANDS OF VOLUNTEERS AROUND THE WORLD FOR YOUR COUNTLESS HOURS VOLUNTEERING! We couldn’t do it without you!
A special congratulations to: Carolyn and JoMore for uploading and transcribing more than 50,000 images/records and earning your very own iPad Mini!
Carolyn from Utah has uploaded an astounding 104,356 photos and 39,327 transcriptions to BillionGraves since she joined in 2011! Just for this challenge she uploaded headstones from 6 states. Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada. That’s a LOT of traveling!
JoMore from Wisconsin has uploaded an amazing 33,985 photos and 57,564 transcriptions to BillionGraves since she joined in 2014! All of his photos came from 17 different cemeteries around Wisconsin!
Thank you both for going the extra mile and achieving such an incredible goal!
Also a special thank you to the top 50 photographers and transcribers who made it onto our leaderboard!
Winners: An email will be sent to your BG email by June 5, 2015 with instructions to claim your prize. Please complete the attached forms for redemption of prizes.
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