23 Feb 2019



A RootsTech Kick-Off 

The BillionGraves team is excited for RootsTech, the annual genealogy and technology conference in Salt Lake City, Utah that is happening THIS WEEKEND—(March 21-23)! To kick off the week, Myrt (a.k.a. Pat) from DearMyrtle.com broadcasted her weekly “Mondays with Myrt” show from the Family History…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! With the holiday on my mind, I decided to look up all the cemeteries named for St. Patrick, and what did I find? OVER 55 CEMETERIES in the United States alone! Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery — Ridgway, Illinois Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery — Sherman, Wisconsin Saint…


Week 2: We Need More Images! 

The brackets are tight as our uploaders and transcribers compete night and day for our awesome prizes! Keep watching the March BillionGraves Madness page to see where you stand! As the weekend approaches, our transcribers are getting more and more anxious to keep getting those…


Finding Spanish Records from Your Couch 

As BillionGraves is growing rapidly, we are excited to increase our Spanish records not only in Spain but in Latin America as well. One of our biggest Spanish-speaking supporters is Sonia Meza. She is a fantastic genealogist and has a highly successful blog: Red De…


Week 1: March BillionGraves Madness 

Check out the top uploaders and transcribers at the end of the first full week of March BillionGraves Madness! Where do you stand? We’ve had a fantastic week with thousands of uploads and record-breaking transcriptions! Thank you for your contributions, the competition is tight! We…

Announcements, Events

March BillionGraves Madness! 

It’s that time of year again–when college basketball teams from all over the United States hope for a place in the NCAA’s March Madness tournament. Well…you may not follow U.S. college basketball, so we’ve decided to host our own competition! PRIZES: The “Top” winner in each…