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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to vital records on Mississippi 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.

3. 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:

{{MS Vital Intro}}

7. Save the page.

8. Click on the blue links you just added.

a. Mississippi Vital Records
b. [Your county name] Probate Court (twice)
c. Mississippi Department of Health
d. Mississippi 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. See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Example of a Completed Section

See Adams County, Mississippi 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
Adams Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Alcorn Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Amite Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Attala Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Benton Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Bolivar Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Carroll Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Chickasaw Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Choctaw Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Claiborne Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Clarke Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Coahoma Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Copiah Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Covington Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
DeSoto Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Forrest Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
George Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Greene Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Grenada Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Hancock Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Harrison Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Hinds Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Holmes Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Humphreys Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Issaquena Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Itawamba Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jasper Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Davis Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Kemper Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lafayette Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lamar Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lauderdale Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Leake Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lee Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Leflore Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Madison Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Marion Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Monroe Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Neshoba Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Newton Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Noxubee Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Oktibbeha Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Panola Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Pearl River Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Perry Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Pike Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Pontotoc Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Prentiss Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Quitman Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Rankin Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Scott Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Sharkey Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Simpson Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Smith Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Stone Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Sunflower Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Tallahatchie Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Tate Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Tippah Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Tishomingo Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Tunica Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Walthall Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Warren Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Wayne Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Webster Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Wilkinson Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Winston Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Yalobusha Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Yazoo Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:45, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
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