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Description

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

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

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
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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 Vital Records.

4. 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.

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 Vital Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{WA vital intro}}

8. Save the page.

9. Click on the blue links you just added.

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

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

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


Example of a Completed Section

See Asotin County, Washington Vital Records

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. 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 Asotin 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 Asotin County for societies."

Assignment Chart

County  Name/Date Accepted Date Completed
Adams MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)
MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)
Asotin   MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)  MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)
Benton  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Chelan  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Clallam  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Columbia  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Cowlitz  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Douglas  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Ferry  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Garfield  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Grays Harbor  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Island  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
King  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Kitsap  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Kittitas  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Klickitat  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Okanogan  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pacific  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pend Oreille  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pierce  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
San Juan  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Skagit  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Skamania  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Snohomish  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Spokane  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Stevens  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Thurston  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Wahkiakum  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Walla Walla  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Whatcom  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Whitman  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Yakima  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)  Kcourtenaya 01:48, 24 July 2013 (UTC)


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