FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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:

{{KY 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 Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky 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 Adair County, Kentucky 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 Land Records".
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
Adair MarkhamMJ 04:15, 28 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 04:15, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Allen MarkhamMJ 15:03, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 15:03, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Anderson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Ballard MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Barren MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Bath MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Bell MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Boone MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Bourbon MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Boyd MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Boyle MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Bracken MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Breathitt MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Breckinridge MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Bullitt MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Butler MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Caldwell MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Calloway MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Campbell MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Carlisle MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Carroll MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Carter MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Casey MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Christian MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Clinton MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Crittenden MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Cumberland MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Daviess MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Edmonson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Elliott MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Estill MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Fayette MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Fleming MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Floyd MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Fulton MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Gallatin MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Garrard MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Graves MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Grayson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Green MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Greenup MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Hancock MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Hardin MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Harlan MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Harrison MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Hart MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Henderson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Henry MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Hickman MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Hopkins MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Jessamine MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Johnson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Kenton MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Knott MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Knox MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Larue MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Laurel MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Lee MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Leslie MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Letcher MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Livingston MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Logan MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Lyon MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Madison MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Magoffin MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Marion MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Marshall MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
McCracken MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
McCreary MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
McLean MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Meade MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Menifee MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Mercer MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Metcalfe MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Morgan MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Muhlenberg MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Nelson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Nicholas MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Ohio MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Oldham MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Owen MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Owsley MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Pendleton MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Perry MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Pike MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Powell MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Pulaski MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Robertson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Rockcastle MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Rowan MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Russell MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Scott MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Shelby MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Simpson MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Spencer MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Taylor MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Todd MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Trigg MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Trimble MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Union MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Warren MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Wayne MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Webster MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Whitley MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Wolfe MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Woodford MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 03:54, 8 July 2013 (UTC)