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WikiProject Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Minnesota Tasks - Church Records Intro

Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to church records on Minnesota 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.

Thank you!

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 Church Records.

4. Open the Church 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 Church Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{MN Church 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. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added church intro and headings".

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

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Minnesota denominations, view the Minnesota Church Records wiki page.

Example of a Completed Section

See Appling County, Minnesota Church 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 Probate Records Other Repositories."

Assignment Chart

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Aitkin Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Anoka Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Becker Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Beltrami Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Benton Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Big Stone Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Blue Earth Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Brown Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Carlton Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Carver Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Cass Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Chippewa Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Chisago Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Clay Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Clearwater Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Cook Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Cottonwood Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Crow Wing Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Dakota Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Dodge Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Faribault Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Fillmore Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Freeborn Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Goodhue Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Grant Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Hennepin Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Houston Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Hubbard Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Isanti Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Itasca Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Kanabec Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Kandiyohi Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Kittson Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Koochiching Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Lac Qui Parle Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Lake Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Lake of the Woods Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Le Sueur Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Lyon Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Mahnomen Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Martin Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
McLeod Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Meeker Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Mille Lacs Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Morrison Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Mower Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Murray Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Nicollet Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Nobles Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Norman Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Olmsted Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Otter Tail Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Pennington Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Pine Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Pipestone Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Polk Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Pope Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Ramsey Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Red Lake Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Redwood Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Redwood Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Renville Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Rice Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Rock Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Roseau Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Scott Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Sherburne Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Sibley Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
St. Louis Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Stearns Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Steele Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Stevens Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Swift Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Todd Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Traverse Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Wabasha Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Wadena Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Waseca Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Washington Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Watonwan Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Wilkin Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Winona Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Wright Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Yellow Medicine Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC) Lovebrenda 21:11, 30 May 2013 (UTC)