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Description

The purpose of this task is to add any historical vital records for New Jersey counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.

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

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

4. 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.

5. Click on the Vitals Records section in the Contents. This will take you to where the Birth, Marriage and Death Sections of the page are located.

6. Go to the Birth section heading within Vital Records.

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

8. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

9. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Under that section heading, there is a heading that looks like this: ==== Birth==== and a heading that looks like this: ''Online Birth Indexes and Records''. Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order with the existing records under this heading. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

:*'''1821–1962''' - {{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This is an incomplete index of extractions of original records and of patron-submitted records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. Information may have been previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

:*'''1856–1909''' - {{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. The collection includes a name index and images of county birth records in Ohio. The time period and type of record varies by county.


10. Hit enter on your keyboard.

11. IF you are working in Cuyahoga County - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records'' and put in order with the other dated records already there:

:*'''1880–1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1908531|Ohio, Cuyahoga County Records, 1880-1950}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth affidavits, delayed births and corrections, and voter registration from the Cuyahoga County courthouse in Cleveland. This collection is being published as images become available.

12. IF you are working in Jefferson County - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records''

and put in order with the other dated records already there:

:*'''1797–1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1935519|Ohio, Jefferson County Court Records, 1797-1940}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth and probate records from Jefferson County, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available. An index is being created in cooperation with the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society and will be published as it becomes available. Contact the county courthouse to get the case number for a deceased person.

13. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection

14. Click on the Save Page button.

15. Now go to the Marriage section heading within Vital Records.

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

17. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

18. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Marriage section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the ===== Marriage ===== ,and so it is under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Marriage Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

:*'''1789–1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index and images of county marriage records acquired from local courthouses.

:*'''1800–1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.


19. Hit enter on your keyboard.

20. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection

21. Click on the Save Page button.

22. Now go to the Death section heading within Vital Records.

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

24. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

25. Copy and paste the each of the following three records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the ===== Death ===== and under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Death Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

:*'''1854–1997''' - {{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.

:*'''1908–1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates.

:*'''1908–1932, 1938–1944, and 1958–2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Index of deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. Index provided by Ancestry.com.


26. IF you are working in Stark County - also add this under the Death Section in Chronological order, and under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Death Indexes and Records'':

:*'''1890–2002''' - {{RecordSearch|1922540|Ohio, Stark County Coroner's Records, 1890-2002}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Images of Coroner's Inquest books, reports, and case files from the courthouse in Canton, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available.


27. Hit enter on your keyboard.

28. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records Collection

29. Click on the Save Page button.

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


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

 Thank you!

Section Example

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1821–1962 - Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. This index is an electronic index for the years 1821 to 1962. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.


Marriages
  • 1800–1958 - Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.


Deaths
  • 1854–1997 - Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.

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 Adams County for adding FamilySearch Vital 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 Adams County for societies." Thank you!
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 02:20, 30 March 2013 (UTC)
Allen Mcbridelw 17:41, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Mcbridelw 17:41, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Ashland Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Ashtabula Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Athens Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Auglaize Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Belmont Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Brown Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Butler Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Carroll Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Champaign Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Clark Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Clermont Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Clinton Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Columbiana Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Coshocton Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Crawford Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Cuyahoga Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Darke Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Defiance Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Delaware Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Erie Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Fairfield Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Fayette Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Fulton Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Gallia Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Geauga Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Greene Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Guernsey Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Hancock Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Hardin Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Harrison Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Henry Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Highland Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Hocking Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Holmes Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Huron Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Knox Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Lake Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Licking Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Logan Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Lorain Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Lucas Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Madison Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Marion Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Medina Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Meigs Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Mercer Mcbridelw 17:39, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Mcbridelw 17:39, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Miami Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Monroe Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Morgan Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Morrow Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Muskingum Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Noble Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Ottawa Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Paulding Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Perry Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Pickaway Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Pike Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Portage Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Preble Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Putnam Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Richland Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Ross Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Sandusky Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Scioto Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Seneca Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Shelby Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Stark Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Summit Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Trumbull Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Tuscarawas Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Union Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Van Wert Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Vinton Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Warren Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Washington Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Wayne Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Williams Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Wood Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)
Wyandot Lowfiv 00:58, 25 May 2013 (UTC)


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