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GeneaNet: Have You Uploaded a Picture of the Tombstone of Your Ancestors?

Posted by admin on Jul 31, 2013

Do you know that GeneaNet offers you to upload and share your pictures of headstones?

On GeneaNet, you can:

– Upload several pictures of the same headstone, for example a general view and some closer views to read the inscription.
– Index the name and date of the persons who appear on it.
– Attach a picture of headstone to any individual in your GeneaNet family tree even if it’s not your own picture.
– Search the GeneaNet database for pictures of headstones by name, first name, date and place.

Upload a Picture of Headstone

Select the ‘Archive & Pictures > Headstones & Memorials’ item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen.

Click the ‘Upload & Share your Headstones & Memorials’ button at the top right of the screen.

Then, enter a description and a place for the headstone, add the full name and date of the persons who appear on the headstone (‘Listed Persons’), and select your image file (you can also batch upload multiple pictures (max. 20) of the same headstone).

Search a Picture of Headstone

To search for pictures of headstones in the GeneaNet database, click ‘Pictures’ in the ‘Search’ tab at the top of the screen, then click the ‘Headstones & Memorials’ box as shown below.

You can search for pictures of headstones by name, first name, date and place.

You can download the original image file, zoom in and out, and attach the picture to any individual in your GeneaNet family tree even if it’s not your own picture.

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