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Description

The purpose of this task is to add a template for other repositories for newspaper records. Add links to WorldCat, and Family History Library Catalog (FHLC).

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

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Printing instructions

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 For Doing Task

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. 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. Click on the Newspaper section in the Contents.

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

6. Click on the word Wikitext in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

7. Put your cursor under the subheading Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts Newspaper Section of the county page. Hit the enter key to put in a space and then copy and paste the following template:

{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Anderson}}

8. In the template, replace the county Anderson with the name of the county you are working on.

9. Hit Enter on your keyboard.

10 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding TX Newspaper Record repositories template.

11. Save Page.

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

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

Example of a Completed Heading

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as WikiProject Texas Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories newspapers in online catalogs like:

Example of a Completed Section

See Anderson County, Texas Newspaper Records

Sign Up for a County or Mark as Completed

Remember that NOT all counties have records included in this task. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

To sign up:

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. Not all counties have records included in this task. Choose from the counties listed in the table below.
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 Cemetery Records Other Respositories template".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.
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To mark as completed:

  • 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 Cemetery Records Other Repositories."


County Assignment Charts

Counties A-B

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Anderson Janicelwhite 19:04, 28 March 2013 (UTC)

Andrews

Angelina

Aransas

Archer

Armstrong

Atascosa

Austin

Bailey

Bandera

Bastrop

Baylor

Bee

Bell

Bexar

Blanco

Borden

Bosque

Bowie

Brazoria

Brazos

Brewster

Briscoe

Brooks

Brown

Burleson

Burnet

Counties C-D

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Caldwell

Calhoun

Callahan

Cameron

Camp

Carson

Cass

Castro

Chambers

Cherokee

Childress

Clay

Cochran

Coke

Coleman

Collin

Collingsworth

Colorado

Comal

Comanche

Concho

Cooke

Coryell

Cottle

Crane

Crockett

Crosby

Culberson

Dallam

Dallas

Dawson

De Witt

Deaf Smith

Delta

Denton

Dickens

Dimmit

Donley

Duval

Counties E-G

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Eastland

Ector

Edwards

El Paso

Ellis

Erath

Falls

Fannin

Fayette

Fisher

Floyd

Foard

Fort Bend

Franklin

Freestone

Frio

Gaines

Galveston

Garza

Gillespie

Glasscock

Goliad

Gonzales

Gray

Grayson

Gregg

Grimes

Guadalupe

Counties H

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Hale

Hall

Hamilton

Hansford

Hardeman

Hardin

Harris

Harrison

Hartley

Haskell

Hays

Hemphill

Henderson

Hidalgo

Hill

Hockley

Hood

Hopkins

Houston

Howard

Hudspeth

Hunt

Hutchinson

Counties I-K

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Irion

Jack

Jackson

Jasper

Jeff Davis

Jefferson

Jim Hogg

Jim Wells

Johnson

Jones

Karnes

Kaufman

Kendall

Kenedy

Kent

Kerr

Kimble

King

Kinney

Kleberg

Knox

Counties L-M

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
La Salle

Lamar

Lamb

Lampasas

Lavaca

Lee

Leon

Liberty

Limestone

Lipscomb

Live Oak

Llano

Loving

Lubbock

Lynn

Madison

Marion

Martin

Mason

Matagorda

Maverick

McCulloch

McLennan

McMullen

Medina

Menard

Midland

Milam

Mills

Mitchell

Montague

Montgomery

Moore

Morris

Motley

Counties N-R

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Nacogdoches

Navarro

Newton

Nolan

Nueces

Ochiltree

Oldham

Orange

Palo Pinto

Panola

Parker

Parmer

Pecos

Polk

Potter

Presidio

Rains

Randall

Reagan

Real

Red River

Reeves

Refugio

Roberts

Robertson

Rockwall

Runnels

Rusk

Counties S-V

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Sabine

San Augustine

San Jacinto

San Patricio

San Saba

Schleicher

Scurry

Shackelford

Shelby

Sherman

Smith

Somervell

Starr

Stephens

Sterling

Stonewall

Sutton

Swisher

Tarrant

Taylor

Terrell

Terry

Throckmorton

Titus

Tom Green

Travis

Trinity

Tyler

Upshur

Upton

Uvalde

Val Verde

Van Zandt

Victoria

Counties W-Z

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Walker

Waller

Ward

Washington

Webb

Wharton

Wheeler

Wichita

Wilbarger

Willacy

Williamson

Wilson

Winkler

Wise

Wood

Yoakum

Young

Zapata

Zavala


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