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WikiProject Mississippi Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Mississippi Tasks - FamilySearch Tax Records

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to add any tax records for Mississippi counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing 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.
  • Send an email request to support@familysearch.org.
  • Call FamilySearch at 866-406-1830 in North America for live help.
M–F 8–5, except Thurs 11–5 (All times Mountain Time)


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. Not all counties have records included in this task. 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 Taxation section in the Contents.

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

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

8. Copy and paste the following record in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page. If there are no other records in this section, place your cursor so that it is under the under the ==== Taxation ==== then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records. If there are other records here, make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order.

:*'''1800–1850''' {{RecordSearch|1473259|Mississippi Tax Records, 1800-1850}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county. Entries are recorded in voucher books, one person per page. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years 1816 through 1838. Currently (September 2012) this collection is 17% complete. Additional records will be added as they are completed.<br>


9. Hit enter on your keyboard.

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

11. Click on the Save Page button.

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


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


13. Also, report your finished task on the Mississippi FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!


Section Example

Taxation

  • 1800–1850 Mississippi Tax Records, 1800-1850 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county. Entries are recorded in voucher books, one person per page. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years 1816 through 1838. Currently (September 2012) this collection is 17% complete. Additional records will be added as they are completed.

Assignment Chart

Remember NOT all counties have records included in this task. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.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 Tax 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."
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Alcorn 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Amite 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Attala 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Benton 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Bolivar 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Carroll 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Chickasaw 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Choctaw 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Claiborne 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Clarke 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Clay 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Coahoma 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Copiah 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Covington 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
DeSoto 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Forrest 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Franklin 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
George 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Greene 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Grenada 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Hancock 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Harrison 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Hinds 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Holmes 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Humphreys 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Issaquena 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Itawamba 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Jackson 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Jasper 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Davis 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Jones 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Kemper 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lafayette 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lamar 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lauderdale 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Leake 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lee 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Leflore 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Madison 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Marion 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Marshall 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Monroe 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Neshoba 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Newton 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Noxubee 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Oktibbeha 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Panola 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Pearl River 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Perry 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Pike 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Pontotoc 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Prentiss 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Quitman 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Rankin 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Scott 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Sharkey 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Simpson 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Smith 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Stone 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Sunflower 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Tallahatchie 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Tate 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Tippah 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Tishomingo 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Tunica 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Union 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Walthall 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Warren 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Washington 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Wayne 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Webster 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Wilkinson 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Winston 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Yalobusha 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Yazoo 3/6/2013 Murphynw 00:29, 7 March 2013 (UTC)