FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Mississippi Tasks - County Histories Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to county histories on Mississippi 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?

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.

Wikitext Editing Instructions

Adding the Intro Template

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

3. Scroll to the heading History.

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

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

6. Place your cursor immediately after the subheading Local History and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Local History:

{{MS History}}

8. If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template on a separate line before any additional text.

9. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added county history intro".

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

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

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

Example of Completed Heading

Local histories are available for Mahoning County, Ohio. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Ohio Local Histories.

Example of a Completed Section

See ApplingCounty, Mississippi Local History

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
Adams Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Alcorn Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Amite Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Attala Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Benton Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Bolivar Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Carroll Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Chickasaw Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Choctaw Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Claiborne Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Clarke Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Coahoma Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Copiah Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Covington Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
DeSoto Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Forrest Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
George Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Greene Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Grenada Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Hancock Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Harrison Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Hinds Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Holmes Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Humphreys Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Issaquena Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Itawamba Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Jasper Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Davis Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Kemper Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lafayette Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lamar Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lauderdale Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Leake Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lee Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Leflore Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Madison Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Marion Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Monroe Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Neshoba Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Newton Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Noxubee Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Oktibbeha Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Panola Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Pearl River Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Perry Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Pike Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Pontotoc Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Prentiss Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Quitman Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Rankin Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Scott Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Sharkey Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Simpson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Smith Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Stone Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Sunflower Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Tallahatchie Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Tate Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Tippah Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Tishomingo Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Tunica Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Walthall Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Warren Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Wayne Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Webster Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Wilkinson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Winston Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Yalobusha Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Yazoo Ericcharlesperazzo 01:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:59, 14 June 2013 (UTC)