FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Kentucky Tasks - County Histories Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to county histories 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?

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

Adding the Intro Template

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 History.

4. Open the History 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 subheading Local History and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Local History:

{{KY History}}

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. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added county history intro".

10. Click on the box "Save Page". The task is complete.

11. Follow the directions in the Assignment Chart section below to report your completed task.

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

Example of Completed Heading

Local histories are available for Mahoning County, Ohio. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Ohio Local Histories.

Example of a Completed Section

See Adair County, Kentucky Local History

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
Adair MarkhamMJ 04:23, 28 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 04:23, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Allen MarkhamMJ 15:07, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 15:07, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Anderson MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Ballard MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Barren MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Bath MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Bell MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Boone MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Bourbon MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Boyd MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Boyle MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Bracken MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Breathitt MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Breckinridge MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Bullitt MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Butler MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Caldwell MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Calloway MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Campbell MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Carlisle MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Carroll MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Carter MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Casey MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Christian MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Clinton MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Crittenden MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Cumberland MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Daviess MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Edmonson MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Elliott MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Estill MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Fayette MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Fleming MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Floyd MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Fulton MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Gallatin MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Garrard MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Graves MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Grayson MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Green MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Greenup MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 02:13, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Hancock MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Hardin MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Harlan MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Harrison MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Hart MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Henderson MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Henry MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Hickman MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Hopkins MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Jessamine MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Johnson MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Kenton MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Knott MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Knox MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Larue MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Laurel MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lee MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Leslie MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Letcher MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Livingston MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Logan MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Lyon MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Madison MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Magoffin MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Marion MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Marshall MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Martin MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 04:22, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
McCracken MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
McCreary MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
McLean MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Meade MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Menifee MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Mercer MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Metcalfe MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Morgan MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Muhlenberg MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Nelson MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Nicholas MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Ohio MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Oldham MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Owen MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Owsley MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 15:52, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Pendleton MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Perry MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Pike MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Powell MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Pulaski MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Robertson MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Rockcastle MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Rowan MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Russell MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Scott MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Shelby MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:38, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Simpson MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Spencer MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Taylor MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Todd MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Trigg MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Trimble MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Union MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Warren MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Wayne MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Webster MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Whitley MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Wolfe MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Woodford MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:57, 2 July 2013 (UTC)