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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to vital records on Texas county pages.

This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with copying and pasting in wikitext.

Helps for Beginners

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.

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.

All Tasks for a County

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.

3. For each county, you will add information to the county page by editing in wikitext. Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.

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

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

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

Wikitext Editing Instructions

1. 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.

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

3. Scroll to the heading Vital Records.

4. Open the Vital Records heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

5. Click on the word Wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box.

6. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Vital Records and strike the Enter key on your keyboard.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Vital Records:

{{TX Vital Intro}}

8. Save the page.

9. Click on any blue links you just added.

a. If any of these links do not work, please contact FamilySearch at the number listed in Description above. Fix the links.

10. The task is complete.

Example of Completed Heading

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

Example of a Completed Section

See Anderson County, Texas Vital Records

Assignment Chart Instructions

To Sign Up

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. Not all counties are included in the chart below. If your county is not listed, this task is not needed for your county.
5. 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.
6. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Family History Center".
7. Click on the box "Save Page".
8. You are now signed up to complete this task.
Return to Top of Page

To Complete a 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."
  • Also, report your finished task on the Texas FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!

County Assignment Charts

Counties A-B

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Anderson Patricialarkin 19:24, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:35, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Andrews Patricialarkin 19:40, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:40, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Angelina Patricialarkin 19:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Aransas Patricialarkin 19:49, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:49, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Archer Patricialarkin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Armstrong Patricialarkin 19:53, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:53, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Atascosa Patricialarkin 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Austin Patricialarkin 19:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bailey Patricialarkin 19:59, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 19:59, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bandera Patricialarkin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bastrop Patricialarkin 20:04, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:04, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Baylor Patricialarkin 20:07, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:07, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bee Patricialarkin 20:11, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:11, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bell Patricialarkin 20:13, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:13, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bexar Patricialarkin 20:14, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:14, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Blanco Patricialarkin 20:16, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:16, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Borden Patricialarkin 20:17, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:17, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bosque Patricialarkin 20:19, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:19, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Bowie Patricialarkin 20:20, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:20, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Brazoria Patricialarkin 20:22, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:22, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Brazos Patricialarkin 20:24, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:24, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Brewster Patricialarkin 20:25, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:25, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Briscoe Patricialarkin 20:26, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:26, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Brooks Patricialarkin 20:28, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:28, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Brown Patricialarkin 20:29, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:29, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Burleson Patricialarkin 20:31, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:31, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Burnet Patricialarkin 20:32, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:32, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Counties C-D

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Caldwell MelBaldwin 19:26, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Callahan MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Cameron MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Camp MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Carson MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:51, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Cass MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Castro MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Chambers MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Childress MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Clay MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Cochran MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Coke MelBaldwin 20:03, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:03, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Coleman MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Collin MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Collingsworth MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Colorado MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Comal MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Comanche MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Concho MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Cooke MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Coryell MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Cottle MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Crane MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Crockett MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Crosby MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Culberson MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 20:21, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Dallam
Dallas
Dawson
De Witt
Deaf Smith
Delta
Denton
Dickens
Dimmit
Donley
Duval

Counties E-G

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Eastland Glendamarjean 19:24, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 19:38, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Ector Glendamarjean 19:35, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 19:38, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Edwards Glendamarjean 19:38, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 19:41, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
El Paso Glendamarjean 19:41, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 19:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Ellis Glendamarjean 19:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Erath Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Falls Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Fannin Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Fayette Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Fisher Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Floyd Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Foard Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Fort Bend Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Freestone Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Frio Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Gaines Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Galveston Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Garza Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Gillespie Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Glasscock Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Goliad Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Gonzales Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Gray Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Grayson Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Gregg Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Grimes Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Guadalupe Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Counties H

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Hale MarkhamMJ 19:43, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hall MarkhamMJ 19:50, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:50, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hamilton MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hansford MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hardeman MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hardin MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Harris MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Harrison MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:55, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hartley MarkhamMJ 19:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Haskell MarkhamMJ 19:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Hays
Hemphill
Henderson
Hidalgo
Hill
Hockley
Hood
Hopkins
Houston
Howard
Hudspeth
Hunt
Hutchinson

Counties I-K

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Irion
Jack
Jackson
Jasper
Jeff Davis
Jefferson
Jim Hogg
Jim Wells
Johnson
Jones
Karnes
Kaufman
Kendall
Kenedy
Kent
Kerr
Kimble
King
Kinney
Kleberg
Knox

Counties L-M

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
La Salle Patricialarkin 20:34, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:34, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lamar Patricialarkin 20:36, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:36, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lamb Patricialarkin 20:37, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:37, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lampasas Patricialarkin 20:38, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:38, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lavaca Patricialarkin 20:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:44, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lee Patricialarkin 20:46, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:46, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Leon Patricialarkin 20:47, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:47, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Liberty Patricialarkin 20:49, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:49, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Limestone Patricialarkin 20:50, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:50, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lipscomb Patricialarkin 20:53, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:53, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Live Oak Patricialarkin 20:54, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:54, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Llano Patricialarkin 20:56, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:56, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Loving Patricialarkin 20:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lubbock Patricialarkin 20:58, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:58, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Lynn Patricialarkin 21:00, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:00, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Madison Patricialarkin 21:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:01, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Marion Patricialarkin 21:02, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:02, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Martin Patricialarkin 21:04, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:04, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Mason Patricialarkin 21:06, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:06, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Matagorda Patricialarkin 21:07, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:07, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Maverick Patricialarkin 21:09, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:09, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
McCulloch Patricialarkin 21:10, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:10, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
McLennan Patricialarkin 21:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:12, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
McMullen Patricialarkin 21:13, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:13, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Medina Patricialarkin 21:14, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:14, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Menard Patricialarkin 21:15, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:15, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Midland Patricialarkin 21:16, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:16, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Milam Patricialarkin 21:18, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:18, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Mills Patricialarkin 21:19, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:19, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Mitchell Patricialarkin 21:20, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Montague Patricialarkin 21:22, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:22, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery Patricialarkin 21:23, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:23, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Moore Patricialarkin 21:24, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:24, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Morris Patricialarkin 21:26, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:26, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Motley Patricialarkin 21:27, 25 March 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:27, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Counties N-R

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Nacogdoches
Navarro
Newton
Nolan
Nueces
Ochiltree
Oldham
Orange
Palo Pinto
Panola
Parker
Parmer
Pecos
Polk
Potter
Presidio
Rains
Randall
Reagan
Real
Red River
Reeves
Refugio
Roberts
Robertson
Rockwall
Runnels
Rusk

Counties S-V

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Sabine
San Augustine
San Jacinto
San Patricio
San Saba
Schleicher
Scurry
Shackelford
Shelby
Sherman
Smith
Somervell
Starr
Stephens
Sterling
Stonewall
Sutton
Swisher
Tarrant
Taylor
Terrell
Terry
Throckmorton
Titus
Tom Green
Travis
Trinity
Tyler
Upshur
Upton
Uvalde
Val Verde
Van Zandt
Victoria

Counties W-Z

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Walker
Waller
Ward
Washington
Webb
Wharton
Wheeler
Wichita
Wilbarger
Willacy
Williamson
Wilson
Winkler
Wise
Wood
Yoakum
Young
Zapata
Zavala