This entry is part of 3 in the seriesCemetery CrowdsourcingBy Miryelle Resek Participating in cemetery crowdsourcing may seem overwhelming; there are millions of graves and only one you. However, with everyone taking part in a small way, a major work can be accomplished.
Fifteen-year-old Hunter Boyer has chosen a unique Eagle Scout project to benefit the past, present and future on May 31, 2014 at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Boyer’s goal is to recruit enough volunteers to take photos of over 50,000 graves using the smartphone app BillionGraves. The BillionGraves Android […]
In conjunction with Memorial Day, FamilySearch.org announced today significant updates to its free Civil War historic record collections online. The new FamilySearch.org/civil-war landing page provides a quick overview of the vast array of historic records and aids for those researching casualties and veterans of the Civil War. Collections include: Collections include: Union and Confederate pension, […]
HAPPY MAY FAMILYSEARCH! We’ve made it to the most exciting month of the year. It’s warm outside, the trees are green, the flowers have bloomed, and BillionGraves has kicked off their favorite event of the year – The 3rd Annual Million More in May! The BillionGraves Million More in May Competition is a friendly event geared […]