BillionGraves GPS Headstones

What is the BillionGraves App Headstone Collection?

The BillionGraves App Headstone Collection contains photos of gravestones taken by volunteers with the BillionGraves app in cemeteries around the world. The names, dates, and other information have been transcribed and are searchable.

Each gravestone photo has been tagged with GPS coordinates and the locations are plotted on a cemetery map.

What genealogical data can I learn from the BillionGraves App Headstone Collection?

The BillionGraves App Headstone Collection records may include:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Age at Death
  • Spouse
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Names and relationships of family members
  • Clubs, hobbies, organizations, and interests
  • Religion
  • Burial Location and Cemetery
  • Military Information
  • Birthplace or Country of Origin

The BillionGraves App Headstone Collection also shows nearby gravestones. Since 70% of people are buried in family plots, this can reveal even more family relatives.

What years does it cover?

The BillionGraves App Headstone Collection spans from about 1600 to the current day.

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