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Revision as of 00:22, 3 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.
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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.

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 Texas. (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. If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the table above the rest.

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


Names in Stone



See Texas Cemeteries for more information.

Example of Completed Heading

See Anderson County, Texas Cemetery section.

Links to Change


1. In the column Online Grave Transcripts, change the link for Cemeteries of Texas to the county you are doing:

a. Go to Cemeteries of Texas.
b. Scroll to your county name.
c. Click on your county name.
d. Copy the URL for your county.
e. Click on the tab for the county page.
f. In the Cemetery section, click Edit.
g. Highlight Cemeteries of Texas.
h. Click the Link icon.
i. Replace the URL with the new URL.
j. Save page.

2. In the column Published Grave Transcripts change the links for FHLC and WorldCat:

  • FHLC
a. Go to the Family History Library Catalog.
b. Do a Place search for your county.
c. Click Cemeteries on the list of topics.
d. Click on one of the titles.
e. In the catalog entry, scroll to the Subjects section.
f. Click the listing for your county, county - cemeteries, such as Texas, Aransas - Cemeteries.
g. On the next page, highlight and copy the subject number, such as 675257.
h. Click on the tab for the county page.
i. In the Cemetery section, click Edit.
j. On the county page, click on Wikitext.
k. Find the entry for the Family History Library, such as FHL|607537|subject-id|disp=Family History.
l. Replace the number (such as 607537) with the one you copied.
m. Save page.
  • WorldCat
a. On the county page, click WorldCat.
b. On the WorldCat page, in the Search box, change the name of the county to your county. For example, su:Cemeteries Texas Anderson County.
c. Click Search. This will change the results to your county.
d. Copy the URL.
e. Click on the tab for the county page.
f. In the Cemetery section, click Edit.
g. Highlight WorldCat.
h. Click the Link icon.
i. Replace the URL with the new URL.
j. Save page.

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

  • Find a Grave
a. On another tab, go to www.findagrave.com
b. Click Search for a cemetery in the right column.
c. In the State drop down menu, click Texas
d. In the County menu, click the name of your county.
e. Click Search.
f. Copy the URL.
g. Click on the tab for the county page.
h. In the Cemetery section, click Edit.
i. Highlight Find a Grave.
j. Replace the URL with the new URL.
k. Save page.


  • ePodunk
a. On another tab, go to www.epodunk.com/counties/tx_county.html
b. Click the name of your county.
c. On the next page, click on Cemeteries in the left column.
d. In the Cemeteries section, click View cemeteries.
e. Copy the URL.
f. Click on the tab for the county page.
g. In the Cemetery section, click Edit.
h. Highlight ePodunk.
i. Replace the URL with the new URL.
j. Save page.

After Changing the Table

1. Check that the links all work.

2. Go to bottom of the page.

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

4. Repeat steps.

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.

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.
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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 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