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This project centers around rewriting the [[United_States_Vital_Records|U.S. Vital Records]] page and all the state vital records pages, such as [[Pennsylvania_Vital_Records|Pennsylvania Vital Records]]. The project is being run by [[User:Franjensen|Franjensen]]. [[User:Ritcheymt|Ritcheymt]] is also assisting with scoping the project, defining sub-tasks, and recruiting volunteers.
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=== How to know when we're "done"  ===
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This project centers around rewriting the [[United States Vital Records|U.S. Vital Records]]&nbsp;page and all the state vital records pages, such as [[Pennsylvania Vital Records|Pennsylvania Vital Records]]. The project is being run by [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]]&nbsp;who is&nbsp;helping scoping the project, defining sub-tasks, and recruiting volunteers.<br>
  
These articles will be done when they incorporate the best information from sources listed on&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:Sources of Information for a United States Record Type Article|FamilySearch Wiki:Sources of Information for a United States Record Type Article]]. This page will include a table&nbsp;where contributors can&nbsp;track their <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1239238435671_387" />progress on various tasks.
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=== Task Tracker  ===
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=== Related&nbsp;pages&nbsp;  ===
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[[FamilySearch Wiki:Sources of Information for a United States Record Type Article|FamilySearch Wiki:Sources of Information for a United States Record Type Article]]  
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[[Category:WikiProject_United_States|Vital Records]]

Latest revision as of 22:42, 17 January 2013

Wedding Rings.jpg

This project centers around rewriting the U.S. Vital Records page and all the state vital records pages, such as Pennsylvania Vital Records. The project is being run by Ritcheymt who is helping scoping the project, defining sub-tasks, and recruiting volunteers.

Task Tracker

Requirement (AKA story)  Task Task in progress Mmark  Task in progress Healeyje Task in progress Blaylockjt Task in
progress
Karawahlquist
Task in progress Ritcheymt  Hrs. est. Hrs. left Task complete Story Complete
  Create sample template Create 2-3 lines for links to each site
  e-mail Joe @notify when he makes state pages

Requirement Backlog

Category Requirement (AKA story)  Priority
by
Mmark
 
Priority
by
Healeyje
Priority
by
Blaylockjt
Priority
by
Karawahlquist
Priority
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Ritcheymt
 

7/6/09

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  Vital Records Template

FamilySearch Record Search

http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.htm#start  

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  Vital Records Template

Ancestry (3) www.ancestry.com

www.ancestryinstitution.com

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Vital Records Template

CDC

example: www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/alabama.htm

38 1 34 73
Vital Records Template

Wee Monster

http://www.germanroots.com/deathrecords.html

37 18 38 93
Vital Records Template ProGenealogist 13 35 36 84
Vital Records Template

US GenWeb

14 34 39 87
Vital Records Template Linkpendium 12 26 42 80
Vital Records Template FHL-Favorites 36 25 40 101
Vital Records Template FHL & FHLC & FHLcatalog 35 40 33 108
Vital Records Template Rootsweb 11 19 41 71
Vital Records Template Cyndy's List 10 8 8 26
Vital Records Template State Vital Records Offices 43 39 32 114
Vital Records Template County Offices 42 38 31 111
Vital Records Template Town Offices 41 29 30 100
Vital Records Template State Libraries 9 33 29 70
Vital Records Template State Historical Soc. 8 28 28 64
Vital Records Template Genealogical & Historical Soc. 7 27 27 61
Record Information Birth / Marriage / Death 46 41 45 132
Record Information Availability State /Time period 45 42 46 133
Record Information Records from Collection Management Excel files 44 7 44 95
Record Information Content & Style: edger,reg. cert. 27 31 47 105
Record Information Scope 24 3 48 75
Record Information Anayzing and Interpretation of the record 25 36 23 84
Record Information Indexes-types/errors/ ethnic/don't stop 26 14 22 62
Record Information Privacy years 34 2 19 55
Record Information Records for Living 33 12 7 52
Record Information Ethnicity 20 20 18 58
Record Information Determine area ethnicity 4 4 9 17
Record Information Adoption 32 10 14 56
Record Information Divorce 23 11 15 49
Record Information Foreign B/M/D 22 9 10 41
Record Information Social Security Death Index (SSDI) 21 24 1 46
Record Information Vital Records Substitues 31 30 26 87
Record Information County Codes - Calif.& others 19 13 13 45
Record Information Finding aids 18 6 12 36
Record Information Definitions and Terms 17 17 20 54
Record Information Introduction-why records were created 2 5 11 18
Record Information Where to  get the records? 29 1 8 38
Record Information Record reliability 28 23 21 72
Record Information What to do next? 15 16 17 48
Record Information Tips 16 15 16 47
Record Information See Also 30 1 6 37
Architectue/Style Remove Civil Registration from title 5 1 5 11
Architectue/Style Guidelines for Footnote 3 22 25 50
Architectue/Style Guidelines for Bibliographies 19 21 24 64
Architectue/Style Template - State / County/ Territories 47 43 43 133
Architectue/Style Do one county as an example 1 1 1 3




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