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=== Description  ===
 
=== Description  ===
  
The purpose of this task is to add any historical vital records for Ohio counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.  
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The purpose of this task is to add any tax records for Ohio counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.  
  
 
This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext. <br>  
 
This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext. <br>  
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'''You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing. '''<br> To Print:  
 
'''You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing. '''<br> 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.<br>
 
 
=== Instructions  ===
 
 
The purpose of this task is to add any historical probate records for Ohio counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.
 
 
This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext. <br>
 
 
'''New to the wiki?'''
 
 
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'''You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing. '''<br>To Print:
 
  
 
:*Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.  
 
:*Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.  
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4. 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.  
 
4. 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.  
  
5. Click on the Probate section in the Contents.  
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5. Click on the Taxation section in the Contents.  
  
6. On the right side of the heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.  
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6. On the right side of the Taxation heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.  
  
 
7. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
 
7. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
  
8. Copy and paste the following record in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page. If there are no other records in this section, place your cursor so that it is under the under the <nowiki>==== Probate ==== </nowiki>then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records. If there are other records here, make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. <br>  
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8. Copy and paste the following record in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page. If there are no other records in this section, place your cursor so that it is under the under the <nowiki>==== Taxation ==== </nowiki>then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records. If there are other records here, make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. <br>  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|199242|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by </nowiki>[[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]]<nowiki> the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page]. <br></nowiki><br>
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::<nowiki>:*'''1800–1850''' {{RecordSearch|1473259|Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county.  Entries are recorded in voucher books, one person per page. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years 1816 through 1838. Currently (September 2012) this collection is 17% complete. Additional records will be added as they are completed.<br></nowiki><br>
  
 
9. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
 
9. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
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Revision as of 22:21, 19 September 2012

WikiProject Ohio Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Ohio Tasks - FamilySearch Tax Records

Description

The purpose of this task is to add any tax records for Ohio counties found on FamilySearch Historical Records.

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing 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.
  • Call FamilySearch at 866-406-1830 in North America for live help.
M–F 8–5, except Thurs 11–5 (All times Mountain Time)


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. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

4. 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.

5. Click on the Taxation section in the Contents.

6. On the right side of the Taxation heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

7. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

8. Copy and paste the following record in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page. If there are no other records in this section, place your cursor so that it is under the under the ==== Taxation ==== then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records. If there are other records here, make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order.

:*'''1800–1850''' {{RecordSearch|1473259|Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county. Entries are recorded in voucher books, one person per page. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years 1816 through 1838. Currently (September 2012) this collection is 17% complete. Additional records will be added as they are completed.<br>

9. Hit enter on your keyboard.

10. IF you are working in Cuyahoga County - also add this under the Probate Section in Chronological order:

:*'''1813–1917''' - {{RecordSearch|1837736|Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1917}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. The collection consists of case files of the Probate Dockets from the Cuyahoga County courthouse in Cleveland. The files are arranged by docket number and case number. The earliest records are designated Common Plea (before the formation of the Probate Court). The Probate Dockets began alphabetically, A through P, and changed to numeric listing beginning with 17 (replacing Q, the 17th letter). This collection is being published as images become available. Currently, (September 2012) this collection is only searchable by browsing the images. <br>

11. IF you are working in Jefferson County - also add this under the Probate Section in Chronological order:

:*'''1790–1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1935519|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1940}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of records from Jefferson County, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available. An index is being created in cooperation with the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society and will be published as it becomes available. Currently, (September 2012) the collection includes Probate records from 1797 to 1940, and is only searchable by browsing the images. <br>

12. IF you are working in Montgomery County - also add this under the Probate Section in Chronological order:

:*'''1850–1900''' - {{RecordSearch|191617|Ohio, Montgomery County, Probate Estate Files, 1850-1900}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Images of probate estate files from the Montgomery County Records Center and Archive in Dayton, Ohio. Usually the files are chronological and have a case file number. This collection is being published as images become available.<br>

13. Hit enter on your keyboard.

14. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Probate records from Historical Records Collection

15. Click on the Save Page button.

  • If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

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

17. Also, report your finished task on the 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!

Section Example

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 FamilySearch Vital Records".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. 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."
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Ashtabula
Belmont
Carroll
Columbiana
Guernsey
Harrison
Jackson
Jefferson
Monroe
Trumbull
Washington