FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Louisiana Tasks - Vital Records Intro

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Description

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

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

Questions about editing this project?

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. In the table of Contents, click the type of record you will work on.

3. In the table of tasks for that record type, click the assignment you will do.

4. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

5. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

Wikitext Editing Instructions

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

2. Scroll to the heading Vital Records.

3. 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.

4. Click on the word wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box.

5. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Vital Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{LA Vital Intro}}

7. Save Page.

8. Click on the blue links you just added.

a. Louisiana Vital Records
b. [Your county name] Probate Court (twice)
c. Louisiana Department of Health
d. Louisiana Historical Society
e. [Your county name] Clerk of Courts

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

10. Save the page and exit. The task is complete.

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

Example of Completed Heading

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Georgia State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Georgia.

Example of a Completed Section

See Acadia Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

Assignment Chart Instructions

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." Thank you!

Assignment Chart


County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Acadia MarkhamMJ 04:03, 31 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 04:03, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Allen BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Ascension BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Assumption BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Avoyelles BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Beauregard BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Bienville BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Bossier BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Caddo BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Calcasieu BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Caldwell BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Cameron BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Catahoula BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Claiborne BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Concordia BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
DeSoto BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
East Baton Rouge BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
East Carroll BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
East Feliciana BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Evangeline BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Franklin BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Grant BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Iberia BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Iberville BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Jackson BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Davis BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Lafayette BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Lafourche BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
LaSalle BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Livingston BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Madison BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Morehouse BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Natchitoches BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Orleans MarkhamMJ 04:03, 31 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 04:03, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
Ouachita BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Plaquemines BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Pointe Coupee BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Rapides BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Red River BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Richland BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Sabine BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Bernard BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Charles BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Helena BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. James BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. John the Baptist BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Landry BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Martin BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Mary BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
St. Tammany BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Tangipahoa BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Tensas BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Terrebonne BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Union BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Vermillion BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Vernon BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Washington BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Webster BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
West Baton Rouge BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
West Carroll BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
West Feliciana BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
Winn BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 14:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)
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