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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to land and property records on Wyoming county pages.

This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with copying and pasting in wikitext.

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Questions about editing this project?

You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing.
To Print:

  • Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
  • Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
  • Print.

Instructions

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

3. For each county, you will add information to the county page by editing in wikitext. Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.

  • If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

4. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Wikitext Editing Instructions

1. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

2. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password. Find the sign-in area in the top right-hand corner of the page.

3. Scroll to the heading Land and Property Records.

4. Open the Land and Property Records heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

5. Click on the word wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box.

6. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Land and Property Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard. This moves your cursor to a new line.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Land and Property Records:

{{WY Land Intro}}

8.If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template on a separate line before any additional text.

9. Save the page.

10. Save the page and exit. The task is complete.

Example of Completed Heading

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Example of a Completed Section

See Albany County, Wyoming Land and Property

Assignment Chart Instructions

If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice.
4. Not all counties are included in the chart below. If your county is not listed, this task is not needed for your county.
5. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
6. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Land Records".
7. Click on the box "Save Page".
8. You are now signed up to complete this task.
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If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Adams County for societies." Thank you!

Assignment Chart

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Albany MarkhamMJ 03:59, 18 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 03:59, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
Big Horn Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Campbell Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Carbon Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Converse Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Crook Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Fremont Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Goshen Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Hot Springs Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Johnson Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Laramie Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Natrona Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Niobrara Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Park Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Platte Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Sheridan Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Sublette Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Sweetwater Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Teton Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Uinta Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Washakie Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Weston Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 15:46, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
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