I used the new Find A Grave mobile app! This is an eagerly awaited, highly useful tool. The website and app are both free.
I have not posted much on cemeteries lately because of the perpetual blanket of snow on the ground. Most of the snow has melted now.
You can use the app to locate a cemetery using the map feature. You can also add new graves and add information to existing entries, including GPS coordinates.
|Pick a location and see all the cemeteries nearby|
|Find A Grave mobile app|
Click on a tombstone on the map to see the name of the cemetery,
number of memorials, and number of pending photo requests
I visited Mount Hebron Cemetery in Montclair, New Jersey. I found a new occupant and used the app to see if a memorial had been added. It had not. So I went ahead and created a new memorial right there in the cemetery using the app.
I added the name, birth and death dates, and a photo- at which point the phone became stuck on the upload.
Then it started to rain.
I snapped a picture of the surrounding area, which is a good idea to make it easier to locate the grave for anyone's future visit.
At home, on a wi-fi signal, I tried uploading the photo again and received a Successful message.