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Description

The purpose of this task is to add an introduction to county histories on Indiana county pages.

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

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

Adding the Intro Template

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 History.

4. Open the History 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 subheading Local History and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{IN History}}

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. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added county history intro".

10. Click on the box "Save Page". The task is complete.

11. Follow the directions in the Assignment Chart section below to report your completed task.

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

Example of Completed Heading

Local histories are available for Monroe County, Indiana. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Indiana Local Histories.

Example of a Completed Section

See Monroe County, Indiana Local History

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 Monroe County for adding county Histories".
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 Monroe County for County Histories."
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams Done Done
Allen Done Done
Bartholomew Done Done
Benton Done Done
Blackford Done Done
Boone Done Done
Brown Done Done
Carroll Done Done
Cass Done Done
Clark Done Done
Clay Done Done
Clinton Done Done
Crawford Done Done
Daviess Done Done
DeKalb Done Done
Dearborn Done Done
Decatur Done Done
Delaware Done Done
Dubois Done Done
Elkhart Done Done
Fayette Done Done
Floyd Done Done
Fountain Done Done
Franklin Done Done
Fulton Done Done
Gibson Done Done
Grant Done Done
Greene
Hamilton
Hancock
Harrison
Hendricks
Henry
Howard
Huntington
Jackson
Jasper
Jay
Jefferson
Jennings
Johnson
Knox
Kosciusko
La Grange
La Porte
Lake
Lawrence
Madison
Marion
Marshall
Martin
Miami
Montgomery
Morgan
Newton
Noble
Ohio
Orange
Owen
Parke
Perry
Pike
Porter
Pulaski
Putnam
Randolph
Ripley
Rush
Scott
Shelby
Spencer
St. Joseph
Starke
Steuben
Sullivan
Switzerland
Tippecanoe
Tipton
Union
Vanderburgh
Vermillion
Vigo
Wabash
Warren
Warrick
Washington
Wayne
Wells
White
Whitley


End Template

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams Done Done
Allen Done Done
Bartholomew Done Done
Benton Done Done
Blackford Done Done
Boone Done Done
Brown Done Done
Carroll Done Done
Cass Done Done
Clark Done Done
Clay Done Done
Clinton Done Done
Crawford Done Done
Daviess Done Done
DeKalb Done Done
Dearborn Done Done
Decatur Done Done
Delaware Done Done
Dubois Done Done
Elkhart Done Done
Fayette Done Done
Floyd Done Done
Fountain Done Done
Franklin Done Done
Fulton Done Done
Gibson Done Done
Grant Done Done
Greene
Hamilton
Hancock
Harrison
Hendricks
Henry
Howard
Huntington
Jackson
Jasper
Jay
Jefferson
Jennings
Johnson
Knox
Kosciusko
La Grange
La Porte
Lake
Lawrence
Madison
Marion
Marshall
Martin
Miami
Montgomery
Morgan
Newton
Noble
Ohio
Orange
Owen
Parke
Perry
Pike
Porter
Pulaski
Putnam
Randolph
Ripley
Rush
Scott
Shelby
Spencer
St. Joseph
Starke
Steuben
Sullivan
Switzerland
Tippecanoe
Tipton
Union
Vanderburgh
Vermillion
Vigo
Wabash
Warren
Warrick
Washington
Wayne
Wells
White
Whitley

End Template

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams
Allen
Bartholomew
Benton
Blackford
Boone
Brown
Carroll
Cass
Clark
Clay
Clinton
Crawford
Daviess
DeKalb
Dearborn
Decatur
Delaware
Dubois
Elkhart
Fayette
Floyd
Fountain
Franklin
Fulton
Gibson
Grant
Greene
Hamilton
Hancock
Harrison
Hendricks
Henry
Howard
Huntington
Jackson
Jasper
Jay
Jefferson
Jennings
Johnson
Knox
Kosciusko
La Grange
La Porte
Lake
Lawrence
Madison
Marion
Marshall
Martin
Miami
Montgomery
Morgan
Newton
Noble
Ohio
Orange
Owen
Parke
Perry
Pike
Porter
Pulaski
Putnam
Randolph
Ripley
Rush
Scott
Shelby
Spencer
St. Joseph
Starke
Steuben
Sullivan
Switzerland
Tippecanoe
Tipton
Union
Vanderburgh
Vermillion
Vigo
Wabash
Warren
Warrick
Washington
Wayne
Wells
White
Whitley


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