FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Alabama Tasks - Land and Property Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to land and property records on Ohio 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?

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.

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 Land and Property Records.

4. Open the Land and Property 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 Land and Property Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard. This moves your cursor to a new line.

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

{{AL Land Intro}}

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. Save the page.

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

Example of Completed Heading

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Alabama Land and Property for additional information about early Alabama land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Example of a Completed Section

See Autauga County, Alabama Land and Property

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

Chart Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Autauga MarkhamMJ 17:44, 25 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 17:44, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Baldwin BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Barbour BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Bibb BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Blount BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Bullock BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Butler BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Chambers BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Chilton BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Choctaw BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Clarke BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Cleburne BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Coffee BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Colbert BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Conecuh BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Coosa BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Covington BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Crenshaw BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Cullman BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Dale BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Dallas BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
DeKalb BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Elmore BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Escambia BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Etowah BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Fayette BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Geneva BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Greene BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Hale BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Henry BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Houston BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Lamar BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Lauderdale BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Lee BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Limestone BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Macon BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Madison BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Marengo BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Marion BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Marshall BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Mobile BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Morgan BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Perry BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Pickens BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Pike BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Randolph BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Russell BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Shelby BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Clair BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Sumter BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Talladega BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Tallapoosa BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Tuscaloosa BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Walker ] BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Wilcox BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Winston BartlettRL 18:00, 9 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:51, 16 July 2013 (UTC)