FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records

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25. Copy and paste the each of the following three records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the <nowiki>===== Death =====</nowiki> and under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>, then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:  
 
25. Copy and paste the each of the following three records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the <nowiki>===== Death =====</nowiki> and under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>, then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:  
  
:*'''1854–1997''' - {{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.
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:*1720-1988, New Jersey Deaths and Burials. Name index to death and burial records from the state of New Jersey. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 1,122,330 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  
:*'''1908–1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates.
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:*'''1908–1932, 1938–1944, and 1958–2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Index of deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. Index provided by Ancestry.com.
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<br> 26. IF you are working in '''Stark County''' - also add this under the Death Section in Chronological order, and under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>:
 
 
:*'''1890–2002''' - {{RecordSearch|1922540|Ohio, Stark County Coroner's Records, 1890-2002}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Images of Coroner's Inquest books, reports, and case files from the courthouse in Canton, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available.
 
  
 
<br> 27. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
 
<br> 27. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
  
28. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records Collection  
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26. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records Collection  
  
29. Click on the Save Page button.  
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27. Click on the Save Page button.  
  
 
*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Description|Description]].
 
*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Description|Description]].
  
<br> 30. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.<br>  
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<br> 28. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.<br>  
  
 
Thank you!
 
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WikiProject New Jersey Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project New Jersey Tasks - FamilySearch Vital Records

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to add any historical vital records for Ohio counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext.

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class.

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. Only counties with vital records on Ancestry are included in the assignment chart.

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

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

4. 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.

5. Click on the Vitals Records section in the Contents. This will take you to where the Birth, Marriage and Death Sections of the page are located.

6. Go to the Birth section heading within Vital Records.

7. On the right side of the heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

8. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

9. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under that section heading, there is a heading that looks like this: ==== Birth==== and a heading that looks like this: ''Online Birth Indexes and Records''. Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order with the existing records under this heading. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

  • 1660-1980, New Jersey, Births and Christenings – free. This is an incomplete index of extractions of original records and of patron-submitted records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. Information may have been previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

10. Hit enter on your keyboard.

11. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection

12. Click on the Save Page button.

13. Now go to the Marriage section heading within Vital Records.

14. On the right side of the heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

15. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

16. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Marriage section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the ===== Marriage ===== ,and so it is under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Marriage Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

  • 1678-1985, New Jersey, Marriages – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of New Jersey. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.
  • 1682-1956, New Jersey, County Marriages – free; Index. Name index of county marriage records for New Jersey. Currently this collection is 100% complete. Due to contract restrictions some images from the following counties may not be available for view: Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Middlesex, Monmouth, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Union, and Warren.

19. Hit enter on your keyboard.

20. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection

21. Click on the Save Page button.

22. Now go to the Death section heading within Vital Records.

23. On the right side of the heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

24. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

25. Copy and paste the each of the following three records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the ===== Death ===== and under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Death Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

  • 1720-1988, New Jersey Deaths and Burials. Name index to death and burial records from the state of New Jersey. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 1,122,330 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.



27. Hit enter on your keyboard.

26. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records Collection

27. Click on the Save Page button.

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


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

Thank you!

Section Example

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1821–1962 - Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. This index is an electronic index for the years 1821 to 1962. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.


Marriages
  • 1800–1958 - Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.


Deaths
  • 1854–1997 - Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.

Assignment Chart

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. 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.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding FamilySearch Vital Records".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. 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!
County Name/ Date Accepted Date Completed
Atlantic

Bergen
Burlington
Camden
Cape May
Cumberland
Essex
Gloucester
Hudson
Hunterdon
Mercer
Middlesex
Monmouth
Morris
Ocean
Passic
Salem     
Somerset
Sussex
Union
Warren