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GEDCOM Genealogy address validation and geocoding using geonames.org data

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# GeoFinder GeoFinder reads the place names in a GEDCOM or Gramps XML genealogy file, validates and corrects them and adds their latitude and longitude. For unrecognized places, it supports wildcard searches and phonetic searches from the 20M entry geoname.org database.

<a name=”features”></a> ## Features * Rich place name database from geonames.org optimized for Genealogy including cemeteries, historic locations, and religious locations. * Designed for correcting large GEDCOM files * Automatic matching wherever possible adds missing information such as missing state/province or county. * Cleans up and standardizes placenames * Output is to a new GEDCOM file * Adds latitude/longitude * Wildcard search * Phonetic search * Highlights locations in the US and Canada where the event date is before European settlement

[See User Guide Wiki for details](https://github.com/corb555/GeoFinder/wiki/User-Guide)

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