FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Montana 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 Montana 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:

{{MT 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 Montana Land and Property for additional information about early Montana 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 Beaverhead County, Montana 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
Beaverhead MarkhamMJ 02:49, 16 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 02:49, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
Big Horn Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Blaine Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Broadwater Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Carbon Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Carter Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Cascade Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Chouteau Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Daniels Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Dawson Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Deer Lodge Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Fallon Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Fergus Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Flathead Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Gallatin Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Glacier Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Golden Valley Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Granite Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Hill Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Judith Basin Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Lewis and Clark Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Liberty Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Madison Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
McCone Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Meagher Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Mineral Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Missoula Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Musselshell Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Park Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Petroleum Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Phillips Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Pondera Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Powder River Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Powell Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Prairie Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Ravalli Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Richland Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Roosevelt Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Rosebud Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Sanders Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Sheridan Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Silver Bow Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Stillwater Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Sweet Grass Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Teton Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Toole Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Treasure Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Valley Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Wheatland Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Wibaux Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Yellowstone Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 22:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)