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1. Not all counties have records included in this task. Check the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Headings and Abstracts#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>  
 
1. Not all counties have records included in this task. Check the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Headings and Abstracts#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>  
  
2. Sign up on the [[FamilySearch FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Headings and Abstracts#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.<br>  
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2. Sign up on the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Headings and Abstracts#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.<br>  
  
3. Click on your chosen county name in the [[FamilySearch FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Headings and Abstracts#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]]. This will take you to your county page.  
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3. Click on your chosen county name in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Headings and Abstracts#Assignment_Chart|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.  
 
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.  

Revision as of 20:37, 4 December 2012

WikiProject Ohio Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Ohio Tasks - Church Records Other Repositories

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to add a template for other repositories for Church records. Add links to WorldCat, and Family History Library Catalog (FHLC).

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

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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.

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 Church Records section in the Contents.

6. On the right side of the Church Records 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. Put your cursor under the last information in the
=== Church Records === Section and then hit the enter key to put in a space and then copy the following template:

{{Template:OH Church Records Repositories|Adams|389770}}


9. In the template, replace the county Adams with the name of the county you are working on.

10. In the template, change the numbers listed with the number you obtain from doing the following:

While in the new FHLC on FamilySearch.org:
a. Put your county into the search "For" field, i.e. Adams, Ohio.
b. Click on the county name as it appears beneath what you are typing, and hit the Search button.
c. Select the Church records topic from the list.
d. Select any record listed in the Church records topic.
e. In the Church record, under the "Subjects" heading select the link called "Ohio, (your county)– Church Records".
f. Click on this blue subject link (i.e. Ohio, Adams - Church Records).
g. In the upper left corner you will find a heading titled "Search" containing the term Subject Number. Under that is the heading "For" with a number. Copy the number in the "For" field.
h.Paste the number in template listed in #1 above replacing the number field in the template.


11. Hit enter on your keyboard.

12 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding OH Church Record repositories template.

13. Click on the Save Page button.

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


14. Mark theAssignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

15. Also, report your finished task on the Ohio 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

Finding Church Records at Other Repositories

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mahoning Church Records in online catalogs like:

Assignment Chart

Remember that 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. Not all counties have records included in this task. Choose from the counties listed in the table below.
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 Church Records Other Repositories".
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 Church Records Other Repositories."
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

Hancock

Hardin

Harrison

Henry

Highland

Hocking

Holmes

Huron

Jackson

Jefferson

Knox

Lake

Lawrence

Licking

Logan

Lorain

Lucas

Madison

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