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10. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks- Neighboring Counties#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.  
 
10. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks- Neighboring Counties#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.  
 
11. Also, report your finished task on the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENGZ1FlRDhSOGx1OUpDc254Nm1xNXc6MA#gid=0 New Jersey FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form]. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!
 
 
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:k. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks- Neighboring Counties#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.
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:k. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks- Neighboring Counties#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.<br>
 
 
:l. Also, report your finished task on the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENGZ1FlRDhSOGx1OUpDc254Nm1xNXc6MA#gid=0 Ohio FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form]. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!
 
 
 
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:l. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Jersey Tasks- Neighboring Counties#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task.  
 
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:m. Also, report your finished task on the [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENGZ1FlRDhSOGx1OUpDc254Nm1xNXc6MA#gid=0 New Jersey FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form]. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!
 
  
 
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=== Assignment Chart  ===
 
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:1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.  
 
: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 to the right of the Assignment Chart heading and choose a county to work on.  
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: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 column heading '''Name/Date Task Accepted''' and opposite the county you chose.&nbsp;
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:3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading '''Name/Date Task Accepted''' and opposite your county of choice.  
:4. Type 4 tildes (~) in this box. This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki> is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.  
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:4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki> is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
:5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. In the Summary box, add a summary sentence saying something like, "Selected Adams County for Verification".
 
:6. THen click on the box "Save Page".
 
:7. You are now signed up to begin this task. <br>
 
 
 
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:1. Follow the same instructions for "accepting the task", except place your cursor in the correct county box under the column heading '''Date Completed'''.
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:5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding societies".
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*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."
  
 
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WikiProject New Jersey Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project New Jersey Tasks - Parent Counties


Description

The purpose of this task is to verify the already-posted parent counties for each county. The list of parent counties is found under the Historical Facts heading and the Earliest Dates Databox.

New to the wiki?


Questions about editing this project?

Instructions

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to verify.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task.  Sign up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

3. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart to go to the FamilySearchWiki county page

4. Scroll to the heading Historical Facts. Click on the check box to the right; this opens the window where editing can be done (what you see typed here is in “rich text”)

5. Scroll to the section Parent Counties within Historical Facts.

6. Compare Parent Counties information with one of the following websites:

7. Open a new Internet browser page.

a. On the new webpage go to Ancestry Wiki. Courtesy of Ancestry.com.
1. Once on this page, scroll to bottom of the page and click on your county name.
2. Within the text find the parent county information.
3. Compare this information with what is already posted on the wiki county page.
  • If changes are needed, you may make those changes by editing in rich text or wikitext.
  • If you are new to the wiki, rich text may be easier for you to use.
  • If you have questions about editing (such as rich text or wiktext), go to wiki help links under the heading Description.
  • You only need to edit in one style of text.

4. If no changes are needed, your task is complete.

10. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Rich Text editing instructions

a. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password.
b. Open the county page for editing by clicking on the button "Edit this page" near the upper right-hand corner of the page, opposite the county page title.
c. Scroll to the section Neighboring Counties.
d. To add or replace the template symbol which separates county names:
You will see an icon TemplateSymbolInRichEditor.png. This is a template symbol to separate the county names. Leave it in place between the counties. If you mistakenly remove this symbol between the county names do as follows while still in rich text editor:
1. Place your cursor where you want to replace the template symbol.
2. Go to the toolbar at the top of the page.
3. Click on the icon {T}. The icon in the toolbar will highlight blue and open an edit box.
4. Copy these symbols {{·}} and paste them in the edit box.
5. Click OK. The template now appears where you placed your cursor in step d-1.
e. To add or change county names:
1. Edit as you would in any word processing program.
2. Delete the incorrect county name by placing your cursor at the end of the word which needs editing. Backspace to remove any incorrect words or letters.
3. Type in the correct name.
4. Highlight the county name you just typed.
5. Go to the toolbar at the top of the page.
6. Select the World icon with the link.
7. Type your county name below the word link in this format,"[Your County Name] County, New Jersey".
- Capitalize the beginning of each word and place the comma as shown.
- An automatic search result will appear in the box below.
- Choose the result which exactly matches [Your county name] County, New Jersey by clicking on it. This will link the county you typed to its page in the FamilySearch Wiki.
- Click OK.
f. To add or change geographic information:
1. Edit as you would in any word processing program.
2. Place your cursor at the end of the word which needs editing.
3. Backspace to remove any incorrect words or letters.
4. Type in the correct words, adding parenthesis around the geographic description.
g. To add or change the date when Wikipedia was accessed:
1. Find the yellow icon <R> in the text of the page.
2. Click on the icon. This will highlight it blue.
3. Go to the toolbar near the top of the page. Click on the first blue <R>.
4. This will open a box to edit the Wikipedia reference.
5. Change the date which you accessed the Wikipedia information. (accessed 10 May 2012) to your date.
6. Click OK.
h. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Edited neighboring counties information".
i. Click on the box "Save Page".
j. Your task is complete.
k. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Wikitext editing instructions

a. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password.
b. Open the county page for editing by clicking on the button "Edit this page" near the upper right-hand corner of the page, opposite the county page title.
c. Click on the word 'Wikitext' in the top left corner of the toolbar.
d. Scroll to the section *'''Neighboring Counties''' .
e. To add or replace a county name:

Each county name is linked to the correct county wiki page by the wikitext as follows:

[[(county name) County, New Jersey|(county name)]].

1. Copy the wikitext above.
2. Paste the wikitext into the list of county names.
3. Remove the phrase (county name) both times and replace it with the correct name– remember to remove the parenthesis.
4. When linked correctly, and after the page is saved, the county name will be blue. This link takes the reader directly to the named county page.
f. To add or change geographic information:
1. Remove the incorrect information
2. Type in the correct geographic information found in Wikipedia.
3. Add parentheses around the geographic description.
g. To add or replace the template symbol which separates county names:

The {{·}} after the geographical information for each county is called a template. You only see this template when editing in wikitext. It is a dot to separate the counties.

1. While in wikitext Copy these symbols {{·}}.
2. Place your cursor where you want to replace the template symbol between county names.
3. Paste.
4. While you are in wiki text your will only see the blue template sign. After you save, the correct symbols will appear.
h. To add or change the date when Wikipedia was accessed:

The Wikipedia reference looks as follows:

<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "(County Name) County, New Jersey" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(County name)_County,_New Jersey (accessed '''add date''').</ref>
Within the reference, Replace "add date" with the date you accessed Wikipedia.
i. Add a summary sentence near the bottom of the page in the Summary box saying something like, "Edited neighboring counties information".
j. Click on the box "Save Page".
k. Your task is complete.
l. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Example



Complete Heading Example

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1856*
1846*
1856*
1845
1795
1846
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Reference

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Atlantic County, New Jersey" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_County,_New Jersey (accessed 10 May 2012).

Assignment Chart

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. 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.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding societies".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.
Return to Top of Page


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."
County Name/ Date Accepted Date Completed
Atlantic

Bergen
Burlington
Camden
Cape May
Cumberland
Essex
Gloucester
Hudson
Hunterdon
Mercer
Middlesex
Monmouth
Morris
Ocean
Passic
Salem     
Somerset
Sussex
Union
Warren