Saturday, May 21, 2022

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- How Many Find A Grave Entries?

  It's Saturday Night - 

time for more Genealogy Fun! 

Your mission, should you decide to accept it (cue the Mission Impossible music here) is to:

1)  How many entries are there on Find A Grave for your exact current surname, and the birth surnames of your grandparents?  What about your spouse's grandparents birth surnames?

2)  Write about it in your own blog post, in a comment to this blog post, in a status or comment on Facebook, or in Google Plus Stream post.

Here's mine:

I used the Find A Grave search engine.  It only shows exact matches.  There are 20 names per page (and probably a 10,000 limit, and there may be name variations, or include the search surname within another surname).

*  Seaver:  5,581 names.

*  Richmond:  34,347 names

*  Carringer: 550 names

*  Auble:  802 names

*  Leland:  6,093 names

*  Brocke:  7,442 names

*  Schaffner:  3,846 names

*  McKnew:  154 names


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ByAPearl said...

Here is my post

Lisa S. Gorrell said...

Here's my post. I was surprised by which surname had the most.

Liz said...

Here's mine:

Fun! But it did show me that I have that much more research to do! LOL


Janice M. Sellers said...

Here's my post. I was a little surprised at how large some of the numbers were.

Linda Stufflebean said...

No surprises in my list:

Mike Provard said...

I don't have a blog, but here's my list:
Provard - 108
Tonkin - 5707
Roberts - 517143
Crittenden - 6724

Burger - 22863
Heck - 47188
Kormann - 445
Baier - 6242

No surprise on my Provard name. It's a rare one and I can trace every one of them back to the original Provard in Pennsylvania. My wife's names are all from Germany (her parents immigrated to the US in 1955), so the numbers are lower.