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*[[Beaver County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]] progress: Slow. Liz has been delayed by new callings at her FSC.  
 
*[[Beaver County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]] progress: Slow. Liz has been delayed by new callings at her FSC.  
 
*LDS Church records [[Salt Lake County, Utah#Churches and Religious Groups|Salt Lake County]]
 
*LDS Church records [[Salt Lake County, Utah#Churches and Religious Groups|Salt Lake County]]
**Using an ''Excel'' file to find all Utah church units in the Catalog that have not been included in our Wiki files - good progress on Salt Lake County, need to start Utah County.  
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**Using an ''Excel'' file to find all Utah church units in the Catalog that have not been included in our Wiki files - Salt Lake County and Utah County done.  
**David Dilts drew a map of the [[Salt Lake County, Utah#Churches and Religious Groups|original 19 Wards]] of SLC and is in process of a clickable map for the Stakes in SLC.
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**David Dilts will do a clickable map of the Stakes in Salt Lake County of SLC  
*County boundary changes for Newberry's site added to every county under Parent counties and under history timeline
 
 
*Strategies [[How to Find Birth Information in the United States]]; [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]] James:  
 
*Strategies [[How to Find Birth Information in the United States]]; [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]] James:  
**Biggest findings: uneven content; many duplicate pages that basically say the same thing;
 
**Suggestion: get moderators involved to take on those tasks, so duplication subsides.
 
*County online collections badges: Decided last time to NOT do these due to maintenance. The county page itself should give that info.
 
 
*Project end: We will adapt some of the tasks for the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio|Ohio project]] so people will have something constructive to do after we are not actively engaged. Wilma plans to be finished with her parts (see below) by March 31.
 
*Project end: We will adapt some of the tasks for the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio|Ohio project]] so people will have something constructive to do after we are not actively engaged. Wilma plans to be finished with her parts (see below) by March 31.
**Next meeting: Mar 6th
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**Next meeting: April 3rd
  
 
Still needed:
 
Still needed:
 
*Extinct counties need to be added to the Utah page, with links to pages for them
 
*Extinct counties need to be added to the Utah page, with links to pages for them
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*Pat sent a site [http://www.dreambreeze.com/Pages/UtahCityByCity.html for Utah Place Names]
 
*To do: county blurb with links to Utah Maps page.
 
*To do: county blurb with links to Utah Maps page.
*Finish pattern for Salt Lake City, Provo, Orem church records
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*Wilma will focus soon on Library section, then Deaths, then Marriages. Started on this in a [[User:AdkinsWH/Sandbox Close to home|sandbox page]].
*[[Utah Record Selection Table]]
 
**Adapt this and make it UTAH, not LDS
 
**You may think you have no LDS ancestors, but since your ancestors lived among them, some may be in the LDS Church records.
 
**Would like to have both a Utah and an LDS record selection table. LDS one, link from Tracing LDS Ancestors.
 
*Wilma will focus soon on Library section, then Deaths, then Marriages.
 
 
*Beginner's corner? Probably nothing until early next year that the "state pages" team meets.
 
*Beginner's corner? Probably nothing until early next year that the "state pages" team meets.
 
*Do the county newspaper pages: Wilma is learning how to extract the URL so we can make it go right to the correct area of Chronicling America - Wilma
 
*Do the county newspaper pages: Wilma is learning how to extract the URL so we can make it go right to the correct area of Chronicling America - Wilma

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Agenda

News and Events

  • Virtual Chapter, UGA, Thurs, Feb 21, 7 p.m.: Finding Your Irish Ancestors by Raymon Naisbitt
  • March 21-23, 2013 RootsTech

Progress reports

Still needed:

  • Extinct counties need to be added to the Utah page, with links to pages for them
  • Pat sent a site for Utah Place Names
  • To do: county blurb with links to Utah Maps page.
  • Wilma will focus soon on Library section, then Deaths, then Marriages. Started on this in a sandbox page.
  • Beginner's corner? Probably nothing until early next year that the "state pages" team meets.
  • Do the county newspaper pages: Wilma is learning how to extract the URL so we can make it go right to the correct area of Chronicling America - Wilma
  • Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in a previous meeting: Do only for Ogden, Davis, Salt Lake? and others with large compilations. P 13 of printed version Utah Research Outline granite stake, Ogden Stake, 289.3?...

From previous meetings:

  • Not a priority: Gallery of images: Joy and I talked about this. Need a process, so others can submit images of the various counties and we won't have to maintain it. (More discussion in Nov 21 meeting. Get with Joy about those suggestions.)
  • FHLC links.
    • To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them.
  • Wording for other topics.
  • Census