FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Arkansas Tasks-Ancestry Tax Records

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WikiProject Arkansas Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Arkansas Tasks - Ancestry Tax Records

Description

The purpose of this task is to add any tax records for Arkansas counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext.

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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. Go to 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 Taxation section in the Contents.

6. On the right side of the Taxation 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. Copy the following and paste it directly under the Tax Intro (looks like: {{AR Tax Intro}}) and before any other information in the section.

NOTE: if there are other databases listed, place them in chronological(date) order.

'''Online Tax Records'''<br>
:*'''1865-1874''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 US IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - $, indexes and images, incomplete for all counties and years for Arkansas<br>

9. Hit enter on your keyboard.

10. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Ancestry Tax database.

11. Click on the Save Page button. The task is complete.

12. Follow the directions in the Assignment Chart section below to report your completed task.

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

Section Example

Taxation

Online Tax Records

Assignment Chart

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.
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 Jackson County for adding Ancestry Tax Records".
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 Jackson County for Tax Records."
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Arkansas
Ashley

Baxter

Benton

Boone

Bradley

Calhoun

Carroll

Chicot

Clark

Clay

Cleburne

Cleveland

Columbia

Conway

Craighead

Crawford

Crittenden

Cross

Dallas

Desha

Drew

Faulkner

Franklin

Fulton

Garland

Grant

Greene

Hempstead

Hot Spring

Howard

Independence

Izard Davis

Jackson Batsondl 21:53, 28 March 2013 (UTC)
  3/28/2013
Jefferson

Johnson

Lafayette

Lawrence

Lee

Lincoln

Little River

Logan

Lonoke

Madison

Marion

Miller

Mississippi

Monroe

Montgomery

Nevada

Newton

Ouachita

Perry

Phillips

Pike

Poinsett

Polk

Pope

Prairie River

Pulaski

Randolph

Saline

Scott

Searcy

Sebastian

Sevier

Sharp

St. Francis

Stone

Union

Van Buren

Washington

White

Woodruff

Yell