FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project New Mexico Tasks - Church Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to church records on New Mexico county pages.

This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with copying and pasting in wikitext.

New to the wiki?

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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:

{{NM 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 New Mexico denominations, view the New Mexico Church Records wiki page.

Example of a Completed Section

See Appling County, New Mexico 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 Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Bernalillo Cltooke1 20:07, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Cltooke1 20:07, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Catron Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Chaves Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Cibola Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Colfax Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Curry Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
De Baca Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Dona Ana Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Eddy Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Guadalupe Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Harding Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Hidalgo Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Lea Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Los Alamos Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Luna Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
McKinley Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Mora Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Otero Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Quay Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Rio Arriba Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Roosevelt Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
San Juan Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
San Miguel Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Sandoval Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Santa Fe Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Sierra Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Socorro Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Taos Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Torrance Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Union Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Valencia Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Kcourtenaya 00:54, 11 July 2013 (UTC)