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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to county histories on North Dakota 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.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class. Questions about editing this project?

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:

{{ND County 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 Mahoning County, Ohio. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Ohio Local Histories.

Example of a Completed Section

See ApplingCounty, North Dakota Local History

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 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Barnes Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Benson Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Billings Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Bottineau Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Bowman Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Burke Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Burleigh Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Cass Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Cavalier Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Dickey Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Divide Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Dunn Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Eddy Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Emmons Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Foster Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Golden Valley Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Grand Forks Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Grant Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Griggs Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Hettinger Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Kidder Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
LaMoure Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Logan Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
McHenry Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
McIntosh Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
McKenzie Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
McLean Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Mercer Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Morton Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Mountrail Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Nelson Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Oliver Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Pembina Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Pierce Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Ramsey Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Ransom Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Renville Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Richland Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Rolette Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Sargent Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Sheridan Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Sioux Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Slope Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Stark Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Steele Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Stutsman Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Towner Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Traill Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Walsh Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Ward Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Wells Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Williams Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Jnsouth 01:50, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
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