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Description[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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:

{{SD 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[edit | edit source]

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 South Dakota Land and Property for additional information about early South Dakota 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[edit | edit source]

See Appling County, South Dakota Land and Property

Assignment Chart Instructions[edit | edit source]

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.


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[edit | edit source]

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Aurora Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Beadle Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Bennett Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Bon Homme Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Brookings Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Brown Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Brule Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Buffalo Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Butte Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Campbell Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Charles Mix Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Clark Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Codington Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Corson Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Davison Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Day Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Deuel Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Dewey Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Edmunds Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Fall River Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Faulk Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Grant Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Gregory Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Haakon Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hamlin Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hand Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hanson Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Harding Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hughes Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hutchinson Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hyde Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Jerauld Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Kingsbury Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lyman Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
McCook Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
McPherson Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Meade Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Mellette Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Miner Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Minnehaha Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Moody Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Pennington Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Perkins Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Potter Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Roberts Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Sanborn Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Shannon Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Spink Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Stanley Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Sully Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Todd Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Tripp Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Turner Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Walworth Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Yankton Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Ziebach Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 20:15, 26 June 2013 (UTC)