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No name but can read dates

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If there is a stone (very hard to read and worn). I can read the years but not the name. Should I transcribe it?
asked 5 days ago in Vital Information by tuckersmom BG Rookie (840 points)

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I do transcribe these, and just put "Unknown Unknown" in for the name. or your can do  ----- ----- for the name fields. That way if someone is studying that cemetery and come to that grave they may be able to figure out who is in the grave and add that information later from some documented source.

If the stone is just a poor photo I skip them.

answered 5 days ago by dswright BG Master (31,520 points)