FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories

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1. Not all counties have records included in this task. Check the [[wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>  
 
1. Not all counties have records included in this task. Check the [[wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>  
  
2. Sign up on the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories#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 Records Other Repositories#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 [[WikiProject_Ohio_Tasks-Newspaper_Records_Other_Repositories|Assignment Chart]]. This will take you to your county page.  
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3. Click on your chosen county name in the [[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|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.  
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12. Click on the Save Page button.  
 
12. Click on the Save Page button.  
  
*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[WikiProject_Ohio_Tasks-Newspaper_Records_Other_Repositories|Description]].<br>
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*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|Description]].<br>
  
 
<br> 14. Mark the[[wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task. <br>  
 
<br> 14. Mark the[[wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task. <br>  

Revision as of 16:56, 6 December 2012

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

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to add a template for other repositories for cemetery 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 Cemeteries section in the Contents.

6. On the right side of the Cemeteries 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 subheading Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts Newspaper Section of the county page. Hit the enter key to put in a space and then copy and paste the following template:

{{Template:OH Newspapers Other Repositories|Adams}}

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

10. Hit enter on your keyboard.

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

12. 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 Cemetery Records at Other Repositories

Additional cemetery records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mahoning Newspaper 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 Cemetery Records Other Respositories template".
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 Cemetery 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