FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Washington Tasks - Tax Intro

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WikiProject Washington Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Washington Tasks - Tax Records Intro

Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to tax records on Washington county pages.

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

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

Wikitext Editing Instructions

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 Tax Records.

4. Open the Tax Records 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 heading Tax Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{WA Tax Intro}}

8. Save the page.

9. Click on the blue links you just added.

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

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

Example of Completed Heading

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Example of a Completed Section

See Adams County, Washington Tax 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  Date Completed Name
Adams MarkhamMJ 00:51, 11 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 00:51, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Asotin MarkhamMJ 00:52, 11 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 00:52, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Benton Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Chelan Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Clallam Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Columbia Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Cowlitz Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Ferry Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Grays Harbor Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Island Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
King Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Kitsap Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Kittitas Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Klickitat Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Okanogan Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pacific Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pend Oreille Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pierce Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
San Juan Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Skagit Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Skamania Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Snohomish Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Spokane Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Stevens Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Thurston Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Wahkiakum Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Walla Walla Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Whatcom Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Whitman Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Yakima Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC) Mmsabey 01:39, 24 July 2013 (UTC)