FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Ancestry Land and Property

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5. Open another "window" and go to [http://search.ancestry.com/Places/US/Ohio/Default.aspx Ancestry.com] ([http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/US/Ohio/Default.aspx AncestryInstitution.com])
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6. To the right of the webpage, click on the county you have chosen to work on. A list of all applicable databases for that county will appear.
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7. Review the databases listed for that county to determine which ones may be added under the birth, marriage, death or divorce headings in the Vital Record section on the county wiki page.
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8. Go back to the window you have open for the county wiki page and click the edit box, which is to the right of the heading, Vital Records. Then click on the word, wikitext, to be sure you are in the wiki text field.
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9. You will now type the databases found in ancestry under the appropriate heading. The format is:<br>(a) colon&nbsp;:<br>(b) star *<br>(c) '''years bolded''' if there are years indicated in the title. Use the N-dash between dates and anytime used in wiki text. The N–dash is made by holding the alt key and typing 0150.<br>(d) the link [url of the collection space title of the collection]<br>(e)at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com](e) ($)<br>(f) a brief description such as "not complete," "index only," or "index and images."<br>'''EXAMPLES'''
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:::*<nowiki>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22447 Laws and ordinances of a general and local nature, for the government of the city of Cleveland]</nowiki> at <nowiki>[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]</nowiki> ($)
  
 
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:::*'''1852''' <nowiki>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=21248 Cuyahoga County Landownership Map Index]</nowiki> at <nowiki>[http://www.ancestry.com]</nowiki> ($)
  
 
=== Assignment Chart  ===
 
=== Assignment Chart  ===

Revision as of 21:17, 13 September 2012

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to locate pertinent land and property databases on Ancestry.com for the county.

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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.

General 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.
 

Specifi Instructions for Ancestry Land and Property

1. You will be adding information to the county page by editing in wiki text. *If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

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

3. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password (https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page)

4. Scroll to the heading, Land and Property.

5. Open another "window" and go to Ancestry.com (AncestryInstitution.com)

6. To the right of the webpage, click on the county you have chosen to work on. A list of all applicable databases for that county will appear.

7. Review the databases listed for that county to determine which ones may be added under the birth, marriage, death or divorce headings in the Vital Record section on the county wiki page.

8. Go back to the window you have open for the county wiki page and click the edit box, which is to the right of the heading, Vital Records. Then click on the word, wikitext, to be sure you are in the wiki text field.

9. You will now type the databases found in ancestry under the appropriate heading. The format is:
(a) colon :
(b) star *
(c) years bolded if there are years indicated in the title. Use the N-dash between dates and anytime used in wiki text. The N–dash is made by holding the alt key and typing 0150.
(d) the link [url of the collection space title of the collection]
(e)at Ancestry.com(e) ($)
(f) a brief description such as "not complete," "index only," or "index and images."
EXAMPLES

WITHOUT DATES IN TITLE
  • [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22447 Laws and ordinances of a general and local nature, for the government of the city of Cleveland] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] ($)


WITH DATES IN TITLE
  • 1852 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=21248 Cuyahoga County Landownership Map Index] at [http://www.ancestry.com] ($)

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 societies".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.
Return to Top of Page


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
Allen
Ashland
Ashtabula
Athens
Auglaize
Belmont
Brown
Butler
Carroll
Champaign
Clark
Clermont
Clinton
Columbiana
Coshocton
Crawford
Cuyahoga
Darke
Defiance
Delaware
Erie
Fairfield
Fayette
Franklin
Fulton
Gallia
Geauga
Greene
Guernsey
Hamilton
Hancock
Hardin
Harrison
Henry
Highland
Hocking
Holmes
Huron
Jackson
Jefferson
Knox
Lake
Lawrence
Licking
Logan
Lorain
Lucas
Madison
Mahoning
Marion
Medina
Meigs
Mercer
Miami
Monroe
Montgomery
Morgan
Morrow
Muskingum
Noble
Ottawa
Paulding
Perry
Pickaway
Pike
Portage
Preble
Putnam
Richland
Ross
Sandusky
Scioto
Seneca
Shelby
Stark
Summit
Trumbull
Tuscarawas
Union
Van Wert
Vinton
Warren
Washington
Wayne
Williams
Wood
Wyandot



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