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Description

The purpose of this task is to locate pertinent church, tax and newspaper records on USGenWeb and add the information and links to the Ohio County pages on the FamilySearch Wiki.

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  • Click on a tab at the top of the brower and then navigate back to the FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio.

Or you may wish to print the 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.

General 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.

Specific Instructions for USGenWeb Church, Tax and Newspaper Records

1. You will be adding information to the county page by editing in wiki text. *If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

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

3. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password (https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page)

4. Scroll to the heading, Church Records. The following instructions will be repeated for both Tax and Newspaper Records also.

5. Click on the following USGenWeb link to go to USGenWeb Archives.

6. Once at the website click on the county you have chosen to work on. A list of categories for that county will appear.

7. Church, tax, newspaper and obituaries are the categories to look for. Click on each category to learn if there are records available and might be of value to add to the FamilySearch Wiki.

8. Go back to the window you have open for the FamilySearch county wiki page and click the edit box, which is to the right of the heading, Church, Tax, Newspaper Records or Obituaries, depending on which category you are working. Then click on the word, wikitext, which will bring you to the wiki text field.

9. You will now enter the information into the FamilySearch county wiki page, under the appropriate heading. In all cases, determine if there is a fairly large general database which could be recorded separately.

The format is:

  • (a) : (colon)
  • (b) * (star)



11. In the "Summary" box at the bottom of the page add the words, "Added Church, Tax and Newspaper" and then click the Save page button.

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 Preble County for adding USGenWeb Church, Tax and Newspaper 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 Preble County for USGenWeb Church, Tax and Newspaper Records." Thank you!
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams Lynrasmussen 16:39, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 17July 2013
Allen Lynrasmussen 16:39, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 17 July 2013
Ashland Lynrasmussen 16:39, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 18 July 2013
Ashtabula Lynrasmussen 17:19, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 18 July 2013
Athens Lynrasmussen 17:57, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 18 July 2013
Auglaize Lynrasmussen 19:25, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 18 July 2013
Belmont Lynrasmussen 19:39, 18 July 2013 (UTC) 19 July 2013
Brown Lynrasmussen 19:07, 19 July 2013 (UTC) 19 July 2013
Butler Lynrasmussen 20:03, 19 July 2013 (UTC) 25 July 2013
Carroll Lynrasmussen 19:15, 25 July 2013 (UTC) 25 July 2013
Champaign Lynrasmussen 19:35, 25 July 2013 (UTC) 25 July 2013
Clark Lynrasmussen 16:39, 1 August 2013 (UTC) 1 Aut 2013
Clermont Lynrasmussen 17:10, 1 August 2013 (UTC) 1 Aug 2013
Clinton Lynrasmussen 17:31, 1 August 2013 (UTC) 7 Aug 2013
Columbiana Lynrasmussen 18:48, 7 August 2013 (UTC) 8 aug 2013
Coshocton Lynrasmussen 18:15, 8 August 2013 (UTC) 8 Aug 2013
Crawford Lynrasmussen 18:44, 8 August 2013 (UTC) 8 Aug 2013
Cuyahoga Lynrasmussen 19:09, 8 August 2013 (UTC) 9 Aug 2013
Darke Lynrasmussen 18:33, 9 August 2013 (UTC) 9 Aug 2013
Defiance Lynrasmussen 19:19, 9 August 2013 (UTC) 14 August 2013
Delaware Lynrasmussen 22:13, 14 August 2013 (UTC) 14 August 2013
Erie Lynrasmussen 22:13, 14 August 2013 (UTC) 14 August 2013
Fairfield Lynrasmussen 22:34, 14 August 2013 (UTC) 14 August 2013
Fayette Lynrasmussen 16:08, 15 August 2013 (UTC) 15 August 2013
Franklin Lynrasmussen 16:43, 15 August 2013 (UTC) 15 August 2013
Fulton Lynrasmussen 17:15, 15 August 2013 (UTC) 15 August 2013
Gallia Lynrasmussen 17:50, 15 August 2013 (UTC) 15 August 2013
Geauga Lynrasmussen 19:22, 15 August 2013 (UTC) 15 August 2013
Greene Lynrasmussen 19:22, 15 August 2013 (UTC) 16 August 2013
Guernsey Lynrasmussen 17:37, 16 August 2013 (UTC) 16 August 2013
Hancock Lynrasmussen 18:18, 16 August 2013 (UTC) 16 August 2013
Hardin Lynrasmussen 18:44, 16 August 2013 (UTC) 16 August 2013
Harrison Lynrasmussen 19:00, 16 August 2013 (UTC) 16 August 2013
Henry Lynrasmussen 19:08, 16 August 2013 (UTC) 16 August 2013
Highland Lynrasmussen 16:43, 21 August 2013 (UTC) 21 August 2013
Hocking Lynrasmussen 16:43, 21 August 2013 (UTC) 21 August 2013
Holmes Lynrasmussen 19:26, 22 August 2013 (UTC) 22 August 2013
Huron Lynrasmussen 19:26, 22 August 2013 (UTC) 23 August 2013
Jackson Lynrasmussen 19:18, 23 August 2013 (UTC) 27 August 2013
Jefferson Lynrasmussen 15:47, 27 August 2013 (UTC) 27 August 2013
Knox Lynrasmussen 17:07, 4 September 2013 (UTC) 4 September 2013
Lake Lynrasmussen 17:07, 4 September 2013 (UTC) 5 September 2013
Lawrence Lynrasmussen 15:57, 5 September 2013 (UTC) 5 September 2013
Licking

Lynrasmussen 19:47, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Logan
Lorain
Lucas
Madison
Marion
Medina
Meigs
Mercer
Miami
Monroe
Montgomery
Morgan
Morrow
Muskingum
Noble
Ottawa
Paulding
Perry
Pickaway
Pike
Portage
Preble
Putnam
Richland
Ross
Sandusky
Scioto
Seneca
Shelby
Stark
Summit
Trumbull
Tuscarawas
Union
Van Wert
Vinton
Warren
Washington
Wayne
Williams
Wood
Wyandot

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