Tombstone project

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Part of CompGen -
(Association for Computer Genealogy eV)

editorial staff Herbert Juling
Registration For employees only, otherwise public project
On-line 2007 (currently active)

Grave stone project is a public, non-commercial project, which in 2007 by a small group of volunteer ancestors and family researchers was established as an informative source side to life. It has set itself the goal of saving the written family data of the deceased stored on gravestones by taking photos. This makes sense, since most of the gravestones from grave sites whose idle periods have expired (in Christian cemeteries usually after 25 years) can be cleared away and cannot be preserved as original stones .

Personal records of tombstones and tombstone photos from more than 6,400 cemeteries can be viewed free of charge. The public hands-on project is part of the CompGen - Verein für Computergenealogie .

Scope (as of July 2020)


The gravestone project is a recognized citizen science project .

See also

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Individual evidence

  1. Digital documentation of gravestones