* Billion Graves Cemetery Maps and Gravesite Transcriptions (posted 20 October 2014)
* Technology Tuesday - Billion Graves Mobile App (posted 21 October 2014)
* Searching for Persons and Cemeteries on BillionGraves. (posed 22 October 2014)
* BillionGraves Plus Features (posted 23 October 2014)
While reviewing the website, I added notifications for some of my surnames - Seaver, Carringer, Auble, Vaux, Richmond, and several others.
I receive emails almost every day for one or more newly indexed record on BillionGraves. Here is one I recently received:
I clicked on the "View grave image" link and saw the web page for the memorial for Elnathan J. Vaux:
I can click on the photo and see a larger image. I can save the image to my computer so that I can read the inscription:
The inscription says:
Elnathan J. Vaux is buried in Holy Trinity Church, Blackdown, in Beaminster, Devon, England. There are no other Vaux persons indexed in this cemetery on BillionGraves.
Elnathan James Vaux (1875-1956) is my third cousin, three times removed. I did not have his death date or place and now I have it and have entered it into my RootsMagic database, with a source citation of:
BillionGraves, indexed database and digital image (http://www.billiongraves.com : accessed 22 November 2014), Elnathan J. Vaux gravestone, died 22 September 1956, aged 80, buried in Holy Trinity Church, Blackdown, Beaminster, Somerset, England.
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