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<h2> <b>Pages and Projects That Need Your Help</b>  </h2>
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<h3> Beginner Projects  </h3>
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<dl><dd>Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
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<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li><a href="Help:Categorization">Adding Categories</a>
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</li><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup">Repair Broken Links</a>
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</li><li>Add information to your county and/or city pages.
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</li><li>Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
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</li><li>Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
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</li><li>Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.
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</li></ul>
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<h3> Stub Pages  </h3>
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<dl><dd>A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article <a _fcknotitle="true" href="FamilySearch Wiki:Stub">FamilySearch Wiki:Stub</a>. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li><a href="Adair, Iowa">Adair, Iowa</a>
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</li><li><a href="Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa">Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa</a>
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</li><li><a href="Adel, Iowa">Adel, Iowa</a>
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</li><li><a href="Anthon, Iowa">Anthon, Iowa</a>
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</li><li><a href="Arbor Hill, Iowa">Arbor Hill, Iowa</a>
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</li></ul>
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<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li>For additional Iowa stub pages see <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Iowa_stubs">List of Iowa Stub Pages</a>
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<h3> Wanted Pages  </h3>
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<dl><dd>A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: <a href="http://bcove.me/m9ttknth">Creating a Wiki Article</a> <a href="http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html">Searching for and Creating Articles</a>.
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<dl><dd>Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
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<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li>
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</li><li>Look through the <a href="Special:WantedPages">list of wanted pages</a>
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</li></ul>
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</dd></dl>
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</dd></dl>
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<h3> Maintaining Existing Pages  </h3>
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<dl><dd><dl><dd>Check and fix broken links
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<ul><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling">Patrolling</a>
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</li><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages">Patrolling New Pages</a>
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</li><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes">Patrolling Recent Changes</a>
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</li><li><a href="Categorization">Add Catagories to pages</a>
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</li><li><a href="Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki">How to Make Your First Edit</a>
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</li></ul>
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</dd></dl>
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<h3> Specific Needs for Your Area  </h3>
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<dl><dd><ul><li>1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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</li><li>2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the <a href="mailto:support@familysearch.org">Support Team</a>
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</li></ul>
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</dd></dl>
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<h3> Other Help Wanted Projects  </h3>
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<dl><dd>If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki">Wiki Help Wanted</a> page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
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</dd></dl>
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== '''Pages and Projects That Need Your Help'''  ==
  
<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Iowa">Iowa</a> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:States_of_the_United_States">States_of_the_United_States</a>
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=== Beginner Projects  ===
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:Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
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<br>
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::*&lt;a href="Help:Categorization"&gt;Adding Categories&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup"&gt;Repair Broken Links&lt;/a&gt;
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::*Add information to your county and/or city pages.
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::*Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
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::*Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
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::*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.
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<br>
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<br>
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=== Stub Pages  ===
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:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article &lt;a _fcknotitle="true" href="FamilySearch Wiki:Stub"&gt;FamilySearch Wiki:Stub&lt;/a&gt;. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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::*&lt;a href="Adair, Iowa"&gt;Adair, Iowa&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa"&gt;Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="Adel, Iowa"&gt;Adel, Iowa&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="Anthon, Iowa"&gt;Anthon, Iowa&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="Arbor Hill, Iowa"&gt;Arbor Hill, Iowa&lt;/a&gt;
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::*For additional Iowa stub pages see &lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Iowa_stubs"&gt;List of Iowa Stub Pages&lt;/a&gt;
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=== Wanted Pages  ===
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:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: &lt;a href="http://bcove.me/m9ttknth"&gt;Creating a Wiki Article&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href="http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html"&gt;Searching for and Creating Articles&lt;/a&gt;.
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:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
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::*[[Iowa Voting Registers|Iowa Voting Registers]]
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::*[[Iowa State Archives|Iowa State Archives]]
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::*[[Library of Iowa|Library of Iowa]]
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::*Look through the &lt;a href="Special:WantedPages"&gt;list of wanted pages&lt;/a&gt;
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=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
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::Check and fix broken links
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<br>
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::*&lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling"&gt;Patrolling&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages"&gt;Patrolling New Pages&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes"&gt;Patrolling Recent Changes&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="Categorization"&gt;Add Catagories to pages&lt;/a&gt;
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::*&lt;a href="Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki"&gt;How to Make Your First Edit&lt;/a&gt;
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<br>
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<br>
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=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
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:*1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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:*2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the &lt;a href="mailto:support@familysearch.org"&gt;Support Team&lt;/a&gt;
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<br>
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<br>
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=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
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:If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a &lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki"&gt;Wiki Help Wanted&lt;/a&gt; page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
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<br> &lt;a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Iowa"&gt;Iowa&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:States_of_the_United_States"&gt;States_of_the_United_States&lt;/a&gt;

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Contents

Pages and Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.


  • <a href="Help:Categorization">Adding Categories</a>
  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup">Repair Broken Links</a>
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.



Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article <a _fcknotitle="true" href="FamilySearch Wiki:Stub">FamilySearch Wiki:Stub</a>. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:


  • <a href="Adair, Iowa">Adair, Iowa</a>
  • <a href="Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa">Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa</a>
  • <a href="Adel, Iowa">Adel, Iowa</a>
  • <a href="Anthon, Iowa">Anthon, Iowa</a>
  • <a href="Arbor Hill, Iowa">Arbor Hill, Iowa</a>






Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: <a href="http://bcove.me/m9ttknth">Creating a Wiki Article</a> <a href="http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html">Searching for and Creating Articles</a>.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:



  • Look through the <a href="Special:WantedPages">list of wanted pages</a>



Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links


  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling">Patrolling</a>
  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages">Patrolling New Pages</a>
  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes">Patrolling Recent Changes</a>
  • <a href="Categorization">Add Catagories to pages</a>
  • <a href="Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki">How to Make Your First Edit</a>



Specific Needs for Your Area

  • 1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  • 2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the <a href="mailto:support@familysearch.org">Support Team</a>



Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki">Wiki Help Wanted</a> page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.



<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Iowa">Iowa</a> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:States_of_the_United_States">States_of_the_United_States</a>