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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction and chart to cemeteries heading on Arkansas county pages.

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

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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.

Instructions

1. Check 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. 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 Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

5. Also, report your finished task on the Ohio FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!

Wikitext Editing Instructions

Adding the Intro Table

1. Copy the following text to the county page after the Cemeteries heading and BEFORE any text under the heading.

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

{| width="85%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="1" |-
| width="31%" bgcolor="#ffff99" align="center" | '''Online Grave Transcripts'''
| width="31%" bgcolor="#dbbff7" align="center" | '''Published Grave Transcripts'''
| bgcolor="#dbeadc" align="center" | '''County Cemetery Directories'''
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=126 Findagrave.com]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" | {{FHL|458881|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=4&CScnty=126 Findagrave.com]
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
[http://www.interment.net/us/ar/jackson.htm Interment.net]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Arkansas+Jackson+County.&qt=hot_subject WorldCat]
| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |
[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/arkansas/jackson.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" |
| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |
[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=Arkansas&county=Jackson&search_text=&action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ar/jackson/jackcem1.html USGenWeb Archives]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" |
| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |
[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=11557&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery Billion Graves]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" |
| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx#results Names in Stone]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" |
| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |
|-
| colspan="3" | See [[Arkansas Cemeteries|Arkansas Cemeteries]] for more information.
|}

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

3. 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.

4. Scroll to the heading Cemeteries.

5. 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.

6. Place your cursor directly after the heading and hit the enter key on your keyboard. This takes you to a new line under the heading.

7. Paste the table you just copied directly after the heading and before any other information under the heading.

8. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added cemetery table".

9. Click on the box "Save Page". The task is complete.

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

Example of Completed Heading

Cemeteries

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 Tombstone Project

Billion Graves

USGenWeb Archives Epodunk


Billion Graves

Names in Stone

See Arkansas Cemeteries for more information.

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 Jackson 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 Jackson County for societies."

Assignment Chart

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