FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Minnesota Tasks - County Histories Intro

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Description

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

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:

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