FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Georgia Tasks - Land and Property Intro

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WikiProject Georgia Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Georgia Tasks - Land and Property Intro

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:

{{GA Land}}

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 Georgia Land and Property for additional information about early Georgia 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 Appling County, Georgia 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

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Appling MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Atkinson MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Bacon MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Baker MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Baldwin MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Banks MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Barrow MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Bartow MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Ben Hill MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Berrien MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Bibb MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Bleckley MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Brantley MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Brooks MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Bryan MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Bulloch MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Burke MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Butts MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Camden MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Candler MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Carroll MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Catoosa MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Charlton MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Chatham MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Chattahoochee MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Chattooga MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Clarke MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Clay MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Clayton MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Clinch MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Cobb MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Coffee MelBaldwin` MelBaldwin`
Colquitt MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Columbia MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Cook MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Coweta MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Crawford MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Crisp MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Dade MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Dawson MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Decatur MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
DeKalb MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Dodge MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Dooly MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Dougherty MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Douglas MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Early MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Echols MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Effingham MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Elbert MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Emanuel MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Evans MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Fannin MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Fayette MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Floyd MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Forsyth MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Franklin MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Fulton MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:48, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Gilmer MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Glascock MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Glynn MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Gordon MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Grady MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Greene MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Gwinnett MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Habersham MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Hall MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Hancock MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Haralson MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Harris MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Hart MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Heard MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Henry MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Houston MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Irwin MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Jackson MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Jasper MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Jeff Davis MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Jenkins MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Johnson MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Jones MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Lamar MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Lanier MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Laurens MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Lee MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Liberty MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Long MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Lumpkin MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Macon MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Madison MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Marion MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
McDuffie MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
McIntosh MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Meriwether MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Miller MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Mitchell MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Monroe MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Morgan MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Murray MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Muscogee MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Newton MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Oconee MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Oglethorpe MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Paulding MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Peach MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Pickens MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Pierce MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Pike MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Polk MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Pulaski MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Putnam MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Quitman MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Rabun MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Randolph MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Richmond MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Rockdale MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Schley MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Screven MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Seminole MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Spalding MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Stephens MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Stewart MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Sumter MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Talbot MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Taliaferro MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Tattnall MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Taylor MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Telfair MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Terrell MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Thomas MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Tift MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Toombs MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Towns MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Treutlen MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
roup MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
T`urner MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Twiggs MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Union MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Upson MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Walker MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Walton MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Ware MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Warren MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Washington MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Wayne MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Webster MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Wheeler MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
White MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Whitfield MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Wilcox MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Wilkes MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Wilkinson MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Worth MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 19:55, 13 May 2013 (UTC)