Transcribing Photos on BillionGraves

Whether you want to social distance outside or stay in at your computer, there are lots of fun ways for all ages to volunteer with billiongraves!

Which Historic Events Shaped the Lives of Your Ancestors?

What Shaped Your Ancestor? Music, cost of living, inventions, movies, books, world events

Have you ever wondered what historic events and inventions happened during the lives of your ancestors? Good news! I have three ways to easily see an overview of what happened during the life or your ancestor. This is a very fun way to see exactly what your ancestor may have been excited to go watch, read, or otherwise talk about.

How to use Ancestor Event Notifications

Ancestor birthday and anniversary text notifications from FamilySearch

Genealogy can be a fun way to start conversations that help you connect with your family! Learn three ways ancestor event notifications can lead to new family history discoveries and help you connect with living relatives. Build your family tree with these three quick and easy activities!

Compare A Face

Do you look like your ancestors? Check out this fun app that will show you exactly how much you look like each of your ancestors.

Recording Stories

There is something magical about hearing someone tell a story! Learn how to capture your family memories through audio recordings with this quick and easy video tutorial.

Ancestor Photo Cards

Ancestor Photo Cards displayed with text for Pinterest Pin

Ancestor cards make a great game and double as a fun photo album. Learn how to make your own set with this tutorial- it’s super easy and you can do it right on your phone!

How to Record Phone Calls

Favorite app for recording phone calls

Want an easy way to record your conversations when interviewing family members over the phone? Read on for my favorite app and tips for a good recording.