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[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Wyoming]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]Help wanted page
  
= Many Hands Make Light Work...&nbsp;<br>  =
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{{Help wanted page}}
  
Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.
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== '''Pages and Projects That Need Your Help'''  ==
 
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===== [[Image:Volunteer icon 2 flat.png|left|40x25px|Volunteer icon 2 flat.png]]&nbsp;[[Form|Fill out this form]]&nbsp;to get started as a Wiki Volunteer and let us know what you're interested in helping with.<br>  =====
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== '''Pages &amp; Projects&nbsp;That Need Your Help'''  ==
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=== Beginner Projects  ===
 
=== Beginner Projects  ===
  
*Adding Categories
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:Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
*Fixing broken links
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''Here are some projects that a volunteer can work on with minimal training. Contact Marilyn Markham at the Family History Library (801.240.3380) for training.''<br>
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::*[[Help:Categorization|Adding Categories]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup|Repair Broken Links]]
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::*Add information to your county and/or city pages.
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::*Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
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::*Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
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::*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.
  
*Add information to your county and/or city pages.
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=== Stub Pages  ===
*Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
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*Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.<br>
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*Outside company providing content ... we are putting in the wiki for formatting.
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*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. &amp; Canada.<br>
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=== Stub Pages<br>  ===
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:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article [[FamilySearch Wiki:Stub]]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
  
:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub Instructions for filling out stub articles]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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::*[[Albany County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Campbell County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Fremont County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Goshen County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Johnson County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Laramie County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Natrona County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Park County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[South Lincoln Cemetery (Lincoln County, Wyoming)]]
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::*[[Teton County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Uinta County, Wyoming]]
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::*[[Washakie County, Wyoming]]
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::*See a list of all stub pages for [[:Category:Wyoming stubs]]
  
:''Instructions for moderator: ''To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Stub sorting/Stub types|See the locality in Stub Types]].
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=== Wanted Pages  ===
 
=== Wanted Pages  ===
  
:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here:&nbsp; [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article]| or&nbsp;[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
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:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article] [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
  
 
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
 
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
  
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::*[[Wyoming Search Strategies]]
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::*[[Wyoming Taxation]]
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::*[[Wyoming Voting Registers]]
::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedPages Look through more wanted pages here]
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::*[[African-American Resources for Wyoming]]
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::*Look through the [[Special:WantedPages|list of wanted pages]]
  
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=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
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::Check and fix broken links
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling|Patrolling]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages|Patrolling New Pages]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]
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::*[[Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]
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::*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|How to Make Your First Edit]]
 
=== Ongoing Projects  ===
 
=== Ongoing Projects  ===
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Projects_Seeking_Contributors Wiki Projects seeking contributors<br>]  
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::*[[Projects Seeking Contributors|Wiki Projects seeking contributors]]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Cleanup Wiki Cleanup Projects]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Cleanup|Wiki Cleanup Projects]]
  
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
  
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::* State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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::* If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the [mailto:support@familysearch.org Support Team]
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=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
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*Check and fix broken links
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=== Other Help Wanted Projects ===
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Patrolling Patrolling]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Patrolling_new_pages Patrolling New Pages]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Patrolling_recent_changes Patrolling Recent Changes]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Categorization Add Catagories to pages]
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=== Other Help Wanted&nbsp;<br> ===
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">The Country pages, the state and provenience pages, and the county and parish pages need you!&nbsp;To learn more about what help is needed in specific countries enter the words 'help wanted' in the search box and click on the country you have an interest in. At the bottom of most of these pages is a list containing instructions and information on what is needed for that particular area.</span>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">In addition to that, here are some simple ways you can add information other researchers need!</span>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Create_an_external_link Add links] to the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/browseByCategory David Rumsey Map Collection] for the state or county in question. For an example, see the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Pennsylvania Pennsylvania].
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*Add each state or county's creation date and parent states/counties. This information can be found using the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Place Search] in the Family History Library Catalog.
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*Add links to digitized state and county histories. A large collection of such histories is [http://sites.lib.byu.edu/fhc//index.php Brigham Young University's Family History Archives]. A shortcut to searching it for local histories is on the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/BYU-FHL_Digital_Book_Collect
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ion BYU-FHL Digital Books Collection page.]
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*The Research Wiki is also available in ten other [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Non-English_versions_of_the_wiki languages]. You can help by [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Translation translating pages] into one of the other languages.
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:If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Wiki Help Wanted]] page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
 
=== Moderator Needed  ===
 
=== Moderator Needed  ===
  
 
:A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in Wyoming. Would you like to help as a moderator?
 
:A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in Wyoming. Would you like to help as a moderator?
  
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[[Category:Wyoming]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]
 
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[[Category:Help_Wanted]]
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Latest revision as of 17:20, 13 March 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngWyomingGotoarrow.pngHelp wanted page

FamilySearch Wiki Needs Volunteers to Help...

Many Hands Make Light Work...

Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.

Volunteer Wiki


Pages and Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
  • Adding Categories
  • Repair Broken Links
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.

Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article FamilySearch Wiki:Stub. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:


Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: Creating a Wiki Article Searching for and Creating Articles.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links

Ongoing Projects

Specific Needs for Your Area

  • State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  • If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the Support Team

Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a Wiki Help Wanted page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.

Moderator Needed

A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in Wyoming. Would you like to help as a moderator?
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