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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to land and property records on Louisiana 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:

{{LA Land}}

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 Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana 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 Acadia Parish, Louisiana 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
Acadia MarkhamMJ 04:04, 31 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 04:04, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Allen Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Ascension Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Assumption Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Avoyelles Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Beauregard Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Bienville Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Bossier Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Caddo Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Calcasieu Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Caldwell Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Cameron Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Catahoula Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Claiborne Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Concordia Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
DeSoto Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
East Baton Rouge Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
East Carroll Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
East Feliciana Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Evangeline Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Grant Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Iberia Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Iberville Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Davis Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Lafayette Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Lafourche Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
LaSalle Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Livingston Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Madison Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Morehouse Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Natchitoches Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Orleans Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Ouachita Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Plaquemines Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Pointe Coupee Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Rapides Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Red River Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Richland Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Sabine Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Bernard Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Charles Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Helena Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. James Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. John the Baptist Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Landry Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Martin Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Mary Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Tammany Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Tangipahoa Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Tensas Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Terrebonne Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Union Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Vermillion Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Vernon Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Washington Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Webster Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
West Baton Rouge Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
West Carroll Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
West Feliciana Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
Winn Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 02:08, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
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