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=== Instructions  ===
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=== Set-Up Instructions  ===
  
1. Login to FamilySearch using your FamilySearch login name and password.<br>
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1. Login to FamilySearch using your FamilySearch login name and password.<br>  
  
2. Go to the '''Wiki'''. (Click '''Learn''', then on the next page, click '''Research Wiki'''.)<br>
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2. Go to the '''Wiki'''. (Click '''Learn''', then on the next page, click '''Research Wiki'''.)<br>
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3. In the search box, type '''wikiproject texas'''.<br>  
  
3. In the search box, type '''wikiproject texas'''.<br>
 
 
:a. Press '''Enter'''.<br>
 
:a. Press '''Enter'''.<br>
  
4. Click '''FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Connecticut'''. (This will usually be the first item on the list.)<br>
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4. Click '''FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Connecticut'''. (This will usually be the first item on the list.)<br>  
 
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5. On the Contents list, click '''4.6 Tax and Cemetery Records Tasks'''.<br>
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6. In the table, click '''Add Cemetery Records Intro'''.<br>
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7. On the next page, click once in the URL address box.<br>
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8. Copy the URL.<br>
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5. On the Contents list, click '''4.6 Tax and Cemetery Records Tasks'''.<br>  
  
9. Click on the + next to the tab you are on.<br>
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6. In the table, click '''Add Cemetery Records Intro'''.<br>  
  
10. On the new tab, paste the URL in the URL address box.<br>
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7. On the next page, click once in the URL address box.<br>  
  
11. On the Contents list, click the County Assignment Chart you will work on.<br>
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8. Copy the URL.<br>  
  
12. Click on your chosen county name in the chart. This will take you to your county page.<br>
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9. Click on the + next to the tab you are on.<br>  
  
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10. On the new tab, paste the URL in the URL address box.<br>
  
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11. On the Contents list, click the County Assignment Chart you will work on.<br>
  
==== Adding the Intro Table  ====
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12. Click on your chosen county name in the chart. This will take you to your county page.
  
1. Click on your chosen county name in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Texas Tasks - Cemetery Intro#County_Assignment_Charts|County Assignment Charts]]. This will take you to your county page.
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==== Adding the Intro Table to a County Page ====
  
2. 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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1. On the Contents list, click '''Cemetery'''. <br>
  
3. Scroll to the heading Cemetery Records.  
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2. Open the Church Records heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title. <br>
  
4. Open the Cemeteries heading on your county page for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.  
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3. Click on the word Wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box. <br>
  
5. Click on the word '''Wikitext'''.  
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4. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Church Records.<br>
  
6. Place your cursor directly after the heading and hit Enter.  
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5. Click Enter to make a blank line.<br>
  
7. Return to the this task instruction page. Open this page for editing by clicking the pen in the square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title '''Adding the Intro Table'''.  
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6. Type the following: <br> {{TX Church Intro}}<br>Highlight and copy this to paste into other counties. <br>
  
8. Click on the word '''Wikitext''' in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box. Now both pages are open for editing in Wikitext.  
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7. If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template above the rest. <br>
  
9. You are going to copy and paste in wikitext the entire table in task #11. On the task instruction page scroll to the sentence which begins with ''Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage and death....''' in task #11.  
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8. In Summary, type added church intro. <br>
  
10. On the task instruction page scroll to the sentence which begins with ''Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage and death....''' in task #11.  
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9. Click Save page. <br>
  
:a. Place your cursor before the first word ''Cemetery ''in that sentence.  
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10. Check that the Intro appeared. <br>
:b. Left click and hold the mouse button down as you highlight the entire table to the sign <nowiki> |} </nowiki>
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:c. Let go of the left mouse button. Now right click and select COPY.
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:d. Return to your selected county page.
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:e. Scroll to the line under the Cemeteries section heading, being sure your cursor is under the heading and that you are editing in wiki text (See steps 5-7)
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:f. Right click the mouse button and select PASTE.
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:g. The cemetery table should now be in place on the county page. Continue to step 13.
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11. Click the Edit button for the next section, Table to be Added .  
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11. Go to bottom of the page. <br>
  
12. Click Wikitext.  
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12. Click on the next county you will do on the county list. <br>
  
13. Copy everything below the heading.  
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13. Repeat steps 13-24. <br>
  
14. Go to your county page.
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==== Updating County Assignment Chart ===
  
15. Go to the Cemetery section.  
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1. When finished, go back to the other tab with the charts. <br>
  
16. Put your cursor on the line below the heading.  
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2. Go to the chart with the counties you worked on. <br>
  
17. Click '''Enter''' to add a blank line.  
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3. Click the Edit button for that chart. <br>
  
18. Paste the table.  
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4. Update the chart by adding 4 tildes in the appropriate boxes. Tildes are the capital of the key to the left of the 1 key. <br>
  
19. In Summary, type Added cemetery table.  
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5. In Summary, type updated A-B chart or the chart you updated. <br>
  
20. Save page.  
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31. Click Save page.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:09, 2 April 2013

WikiProject Texas Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Texas Tasks - Cemetery Records Intro

Contents

Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction and chart for cemetery records on Texas county pages.

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

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.

Set-Up Instructions

1. Login to FamilySearch using your FamilySearch login name and password.

2. Go to the Wiki. (Click Learn, then on the next page, click Research Wiki.)

3. In the search box, type wikiproject texas.

a. Press Enter.

4. Click FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Connecticut. (This will usually be the first item on the list.)

5. On the Contents list, click 4.6 Tax and Cemetery Records Tasks.

6. In the table, click Add Cemetery Records Intro.

7. On the next page, click once in the URL address box.

8. Copy the URL.

9. Click on the + next to the tab you are on.

10. On the new tab, paste the URL in the URL address box.

11. On the Contents list, click the County Assignment Chart you will work on.

12. Click on your chosen county name in the chart. This will take you to your county page.

Adding the Intro Table to a County Page

1. On the Contents list, click Cemetery.

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

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

4. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Church Records.

5. Click Enter to make a blank line.

6. Type the following:
Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death/burial date and place. For general information about Texas denominations, view the Texas Church Records wiki page.


Highlight and copy this to paste into other counties.

7. If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template above the rest.

8. In Summary, type added church intro.

9. Click Save page.

10. Check that the Intro appeared.

11. Go to bottom of the page.

12. Click on the next county you will do on the county list.

13. Repeat steps 13-24.

= Updating County Assignment Chart

1. When finished, go back to the other tab with the charts.

2. Go to the chart with the counties you worked on.

3. Click the Edit button for that chart.

4. Update the chart by adding 4 tildes in the appropriate boxes. Tildes are the capital of the key to the left of the 1 key.

5. In Summary, type updated A-B chart or the chart you updated.

31. Click Save page.

Table to be Added

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb


Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

Cemeteries of Texas


Cemeteries of Texas

Names in Stone



See Texas Cemeteries for more information.

Example of Completed Heading

See Anderson County, Texas Cemetery section.

Links to Change


1. Change the following link to the county you are doing for the column Online Grave Transcripts:

  • Cemeteries of Texas

2. Change the following links to the county you are doing for the column Published Grave Transcripts:

  • FHLC
  • WorldCat

3. Change the following links to the county you are doing for the column County Cemetery Directories:

  • Find a Grave
  • ePodunk
  • Cemeteries of Texas

Check the County Assignment Charts below to choose a county to edit.

2. Sign up on a 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 County Assignment Charts below to indicate you have finished the task.

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. 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


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 Assignment Charts

Counties A-B

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Anderson Cltooke1 19:48, 2 April 2013 (UTC) Cltooke1 19:48, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Andrews Cltooke1 19:48, 2 April 2013 (UTC) Cltooke1 19:48, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Angelina Cltooke1 19:48, 2 April 2013 (UTC) Cltooke1 19:48, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Aransas

Archer

Armstrong

Atascosa

Austin

Bailey

Bandera

Bastrop

Baylor

Bee

Bell

Bexar

Blanco

Borden

Bosque

Bowie

Brazoria

Brazos

Brewster

Briscoe

Brooks

Brown

Burleson

Burnet

Counties C-D

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Caldwell

Calhoun

Callahan

Cameron

Camp

Carson

Cass

Castro

Chambers

Cherokee

Childress

Clay

Cochran

Coke

Coleman

Collin

Collingsworth

Colorado

Comal

Comanche

Concho

Cooke

Coryell

Cottle

Crane

Crockett

Crosby

Culberson

Dallam

Dallas

Dawson

De Witt

Deaf Smith

Delta

Denton

Dickens

Dimmit

Donley

Duval

Counties E-G

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Eastland

Ector

Edwards

El Paso

Ellis

Erath

Falls

Fannin

Fayette

Fisher

Floyd

Foard

Fort Bend

Franklin

Freestone

Frio

Gaines

Galveston

Garza

Gillespie

Glasscock

Goliad

Gonzales

Gray

Grayson

Gregg

Grimes

Guadalupe

Counties H

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Hale

Hall

Hamilton

Hansford

Hardeman

Hardin

Harris

Harrison

Hartley

Haskell

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

Lamar

Lamb

Lampasas

Lavaca

Lee

Leon

Liberty

Limestone

Lipscomb

Live Oak

Llano

Loving

Lubbock

Lynn

Madison

Marion

Martin

Mason

Matagorda

Maverick

McCulloch

McLennan

McMullen

Medina

Menard

Midland

Milam

Mills

Mitchell

Montague

Montgomery

Moore

Morris

Motley

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