FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Kansas Tasks - Vital Records Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to vital records on Kansas county pages.

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

Questions about editing this project?

Instructions

1. 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.

2. In the table of Contents, click the type of record you will work on.

3. In the table of tasks for that record type, click the assignment you will do.

4. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

5. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

Wikitext Editing Instructions

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

2. Scroll to the heading Vital Records.

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

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

5. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Vital Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{KS Vital Intro}}

7. Save Page.

8. Click on the blue links you just added.

a. Kansas Vital Records
b. [Your county name] Probate Court (twice)
c. Kansas Department of Health
d. Kansas Historical Society
e. [Your county name] Clerk of Courts

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

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

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

Example of Completed Heading

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Kansas State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Kansas.

Example of a Completed Section

See Allen County, Kansas Vital 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 Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Allen MarkhamMJ 01:38, 15 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 01:38, 15 June 2013 (UTC)
Anderson Mbitter19 20:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Atchison Mbitter19 20:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Barber BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Barton BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Bourbon BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Brown BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Butler BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Chase BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Chautauqua BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Cheyenne BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Cloud BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Coffey BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Comanche BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Cowley BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Crawford BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Decatur BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Dickinson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Doniphan BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Douglas BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Edwards BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Elk BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Ellis BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Ellsworth BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Finney BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Ford BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Geary BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Gove BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Graham BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Gray BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Greeley BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Greenwood BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Hamilton BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Harper BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Harvey BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Haskell BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Hodgeman BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Jewell BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Johnson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Kearny BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Kingman BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Kiowa BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Labette BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Lane BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Leavenworth BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Linn BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Logan BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Lyon BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Marion BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Marshall BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
McPherson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Meade BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Miami BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Mitchell BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Morris BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Morton BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Nemaha BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Neosho BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Ness BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Norton BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Osage BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Osborne BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Ottawa BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Pawnee BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Phillips 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Pratt BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Rawlins BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Reno BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Republic BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Rice BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Riley BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Rooks BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Rush BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Russell BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
*Saline BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
*Scott BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Sedgwick BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Seward BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Shawnee BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Sheridan BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Sherman BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Smith BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Stafford BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Stanton BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Stevens BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Sumner BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Thomas BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Trego BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Wabaunsee BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Wallace BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Wichita BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Wilson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Woodson BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Wyandotte BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC) BartlettRL 17:32, 30 July 2013 (UTC)