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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to vital records on California county pages.

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

Questions about editing this project?

Instructions

1. 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.

2. In the table of Contents, click the type of record you will work on.

3. In the table of tasks for that record type, click the assignment you will do.

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

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

Wikitext Editing Instructions

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

2. Scroll to the heading Vital Records.

3. Open the Vital Records heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

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

5. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Vital Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

6. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Vital Records:

{{CA Vital Intro}}

7. Save Page.

8. Click on the blue links you just added.

a. California Vital Records
b. [Your county name] Probate Court (twice)
c. California Department of Health
d. California Historical Society
e. [Your county name] Clerk of Courts

9. If any of these links do not work, please contact FamilySearch at the number listed in Description above.

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

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

Example of Completed Heading

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia.

Example of a Completed Section

See Alameda County, California Vital Records

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 Family History Center".
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
Alameda MarkhamMJ 23:31, 27 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 23:31, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Alpine Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Amador Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Butte Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Calaveras Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Colusa Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Contra Costa Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Del Norte Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
El Dorado Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Fresno Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Glenn Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Humboldt Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Imperial Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Inyo Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Kern Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Kings Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Lassen Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Los Angeles Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Madera Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Marin Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Mariposa Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Mendocino Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Merced Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Modoc Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Mono Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Monterey Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Napa Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Nevada Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Orange Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Placer Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Plumas Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Riverside Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Sacramento Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Benito Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Bernardino Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Diego Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Francisco Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Joaquin Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Luis Obispo Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
San Mateo Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Santa Barbara Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Santa Clara Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Santa Cruz Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Shasta Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Sierra Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Siskiyou Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Solano Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Sonoma Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Stanislaus Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Sutter Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Tehama Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Trinity Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Tulare Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Tuolumne Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Ventura Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Yolo Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Yuba Ericcharlesperazzo 00:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:46, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
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