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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 historical vital records for New Jersey 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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:*See [[Help:Questions|Help]] to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.  
 
:*See [[Help:Questions|Help]] to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.  
 
:*See [http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1555199317001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAAsMO7iuE~,0a6boL_aMzRRMejnsVF7dLsOY4w3QTnL&bclid=1553564668001&bctid=1553796238001 Editing Help] – Online Video Demonstration.  
 
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:*See [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/EditingWikiArticles/player.html Editing Articles] – Online Class.  
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:*See [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/EditingWikiArticles/player.html Editing Articles] – Online Class.<br>
:*Call FamilySearch at 866-406-1830 in North America for live help.
 
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<br> '''Questions about editing this project?'''  
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'''Questions about editing this project?'''  
  
 
:*See [[WikiProject Ohio#Objectives|Wiki Project Ohio Objectives and Guiding Principles]].  
 
:*See [[WikiProject Ohio#Objectives|Wiki Project Ohio Objectives and Guiding Principles]].  
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=== Instructions  ===
 
=== Instructions  ===
  
1. Check the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>  
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1. Check the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to choose a county to edit. <br>  
  
2. Sign up on the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.<br>  
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2. Sign up on the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.<br>  
  
3. Click on your chosen county name in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]]. This will take you to your county page.  
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3. Click on your chosen county name in the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|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.  
 
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.  
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5. Click on the Vitals Records section in the Contents. This will take you to where the Birth, Marriage and Death Sections of the page are located.  
 
5. Click on the Vitals Records section in the Contents. This will take you to where the Birth, Marriage and Death Sections of the page are located.  
  
6. Select the Birth section heading within Vital Records.  
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6. Go to the Birth section heading within Vital Records.  
  
 
7. 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.  
 
7. 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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8. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
 
8. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
  
9. Copy and paste the following in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Birth section:  
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9. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Under that section heading, there is a heading that looks like this: <nowiki>==== Birth====</nowiki> and a heading that looks like this: <nowiki>''Online Birth Indexes and Records''</nowiki>. Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order with the existing records under this heading. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Birth Indexes and Records''</nowiki>, then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1821–1962''' {{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. This index is an electronic index for the years 1821 to 1962. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1821–1962''' - {{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This is an incomplete index of extractions of original records and of patron-submitted records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. Information may have been previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.</nowiki>  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1856–1909''' {{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. The collection includes a name index and images of county birth records in Ohio. The time period and type of record varies by county.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1856–1909''' - {{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. The collection includes a name index and images of county birth records in Ohio. The time period and type of record varies by county.</nowiki>  
  
10. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
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<br> 10. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
  
11. IF you are working in '''Cuyahoga County''' - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological order:  
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11. IF you are working in '''Cuyahoga County''' - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Birth Indexes and Records''</nowiki> and put in order with the other dated records already there:  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1880–1950''' {{RecordSearch|1908531|Ohio, Cuyahoga County Records, 1880-1950}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth affidavits, delayed births and corrections, and voter registration from the Cuyahoga County courthouse in Cleveland. This collection is being published as images become available.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1880–1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1908531|Ohio, Cuyahoga County Records, 1880-1950}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth affidavits, delayed births and corrections, and voter registration from the Cuyahoga County courthouse in Cleveland. This collection is being published as images become available.</nowiki>  
  
12. IF you are working in '''Jefferson County''' - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological order:
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12. IF you are working in '''Jefferson County''' - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Birth Indexes and Records''</nowiki>
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1797–1940''' {{RecordSearch|1935519|Ohio, Jefferson County Court Records, 1797-1940}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth and probate 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. Contact the county courthouse to get the case number for a deceased person.<br></nowiki><br>
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and put in order with the other dated records already there:
  
13. In the summary at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection  
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<nowiki>:*'''1797–1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1935519|Ohio, Jefferson County Court Records, 1797-1940}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth and probate 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. Contact the county courthouse to get the case number for a deceased person.</nowiki>
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13. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection  
  
 
14. Click on the Save Page button.  
 
14. Click on the Save Page button.  
  
15. Now select the Marriage section heading within Vital Records.  
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15. Now go to the Marriage section heading within Vital Records.  
  
 
16. 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.  
 
16. 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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17. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
 
17. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
  
18. Copy and paste the following in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Marriage section:  
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18. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Marriage section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the <nowiki>===== Marriage ===== </nowiki>,and so it is under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''</nowiki>, then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1789–1994''' {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index and images of county marriage records acquired from local courthouses.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1789–1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index and images of county marriage records acquired from local courthouses.</nowiki><br>  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1800–1958''' {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1800–1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.</nowiki>  
  
19. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
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<br> 19. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
  
20. In the summary at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection  
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20. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection  
  
 
21. Click on the Save Page button.  
 
21. Click on the Save Page button.  
  
22. Now select the Marriage section heading within Vital Records.  
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22. Now go to the Death section heading within Vital Records.  
  
 
23. 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.  
 
23. 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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24. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
 
24. Click on the word wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.  
  
25. Copy and paste the each of the following in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section:  
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25. Copy and paste the each of the following three records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the <nowiki>===== Death =====</nowiki> and under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>, then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1854–1997''' {{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1854–1997''' - {{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. </nowiki> <br>  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1908–1953''' {{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1908–1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates. </nowiki> <br>  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1908–1932, 1938–1944, and 1958–2007''' {{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Index of deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. Index provided by Ancestry.com.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1908–1932, 1938–1944, and 1958–2007''' -
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{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Index of deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. Index provided by Ancestry.com.</nowiki>  
  
26. IF you are working in '''Stark County''' - also add this under the Death Section in Chronological order:  
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<br> 26. IF you are working in '''Stark County''' - also add this under the Death Section in Chronological order, and under the subheading that looks like this <nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>:  
  
::<nowiki>:*'''1890–2002''' {{RecordSearch|1922540|Ohio, Stark County Coroner's Records, 1890-2002}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Images of Coroner's Inquest books, reports, and case files from the courthouse in Canton, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available.<br></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>:*'''1890–2002''' - {{RecordSearch|1922540|Ohio, Stark County Coroner's Records, 1890-2002}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Images of Coroner's Inquest books, reports, and case files from the courthouse in Canton, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available. </nowiki>  
  
27. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
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<br> 27. Hit enter on your keyboard.  
  
28. In the summary at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection
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28. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records Collection
  
 
29. Click on the Save Page button.  
 
29. Click on the Save Page button.  
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*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Description|Description]].
 
*If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading [[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Description|Description]].
  
30. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task. <br> [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]]  
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<br> 30. Mark the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#Assignment_Chart|Assignment Chart]] below to indicate you have finished the task. <br>  
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&nbsp;Thank you!
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=== Section Example  ===
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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:*'''1821–1962''' - {{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. This index is an electronic index for the years 1821 to 1962. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.<br>
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:*'''1856–1909''' - {{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. The collection includes a name index and images of county birth records in Ohio. The time period and type of record varies by county.<br>
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===== Marriages  =====
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:*'''1789–1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index and images of county marriage records acquired from local courthouses.<br>
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:*'''1800–1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.<br>
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===== Deaths  =====
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:*'''1854–1997''' - {{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.<br>
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:*'''1908–1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates.<br>
  
31. 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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:*'''1908–1932, 1938–1944, and 1958–2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Index of deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. Index provided by Ancestry.com.<br>
  
 
=== Assignment Chart  ===
 
=== Assignment Chart  ===
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:6. Click on the box "Save Page".<br>  
 
:6. Click on the box "Save Page".<br>  
 
:7. You are now signed up to complete this task.<br>
 
:7. You are now signed up to complete this task.<br>
<div style="width:147%"><center>[[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#top|Return to Top of Page]]</center><br> </div>  
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<div style="width: 147%"><center>[[WikiProject Ohio Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records#top|Return to Top of Page]]</center><br></div>  
<br> If you are completing this task:  
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<br>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."
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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." Thank you!
  
*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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Revision as of 19:29, 9 April 2013

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

Description

The purpose of this task is to add any historical vital records for New Jersey 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.

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 Vitals Records section in the Contents. This will take you to where the Birth, Marriage and Death Sections of the page are located.

6. Go to the Birth section heading within Vital Records.

7. 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.

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

9. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Under that section heading, there is a heading that looks like this: ==== Birth==== and a heading that looks like this: ''Online Birth Indexes and Records''. Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order with the existing records under this heading. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

:*'''1821–1962''' - {{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This is an incomplete index of extractions of original records and of patron-submitted records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. Information may have been previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

:*'''1856–1909''' - {{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. The collection includes a name index and images of county birth records in Ohio. The time period and type of record varies by county.


10. Hit enter on your keyboard.

11. IF you are working in Cuyahoga County - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records'' and put in order with the other dated records already there:

:*'''1880–1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1908531|Ohio, Cuyahoga County Records, 1880-1950}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth affidavits, delayed births and corrections, and voter registration from the Cuyahoga County courthouse in Cleveland. This collection is being published as images become available.

12. IF you are working in Jefferson County - also add this under the Birth Section in Chronological under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Birth Indexes and Records''

and put in order with the other dated records already there:

:*'''1797–1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1935519|Ohio, Jefferson County Court Records, 1797-1940}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Birth and probate 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. Contact the county courthouse to get the case number for a deceased person.

13. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection

14. Click on the Save Page button.

15. Now go to the Marriage section heading within Vital Records.

16. 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.

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

18. Copy and paste the following two records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Marriage section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the ===== Marriage ===== ,and so it is under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Marriage Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

:*'''1789–1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index and images of county marriage records acquired from local courthouses.

:*'''1800–1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.


19. Hit enter on your keyboard.

20. In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding Vital records from Historical Records collection

21. Click on the Save Page button.

22. Now go to the Death section heading within Vital Records.

23. 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.

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

25. Copy and paste the each of the following three records in chronological(date) order with what records are already on that page under the Death section: Make sure to place your cursor where you want these to appear so they will end up in Chronological Order. If there are no other records in this section, copy and paste both records at once by placing your cursor so that it is under the ===== Death ===== and under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Death Indexes and Records'', then hit enter on you keyboard so there is a blank line before adding these records:

:*'''1854–1997''' - {{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.

:*'''1908–1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Name index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates.

:*'''1908–1932, 1938–1944, and 1958–2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. Index of deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. Index provided by Ancestry.com.


26. IF you are working in Stark County - also add this under the Death Section in Chronological order, and under the subheading that looks like this ''Online Death Indexes and Records'':

:*'''1890–2002''' - {{RecordSearch|1922540|Ohio, Stark County Coroner's Records, 1890-2002}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free; Index. Images of Coroner's Inquest books, reports, and case files from the courthouse in Canton, Ohio. This collection is being published as images become available.


27. Hit enter on your keyboard.

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

29. Click on the Save Page button.

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


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

 Thank you!

Section Example

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1821–1962 - Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. This index is an electronic index for the years 1821 to 1962. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.


Marriages
  • 1800–1958 - Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.


Deaths
  • 1854–1997 - Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free; Index. Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.

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.
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." Thank you!
County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adams Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 02:20, 30 March 2013 (UTC)
Allen Mcbridelw 17:41, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Mcbridelw 17:41, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Ashland Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Ashtabula Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Athens Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Auglaize Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Belmont Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Brown Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Butler Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Carroll Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Champaign Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Clark Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Clermont Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Clinton Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Columbiana Lowfiv 02:45, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Lowfiv 20:48, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Coshocton
Crawford
Cuyahoga
Darke
Defiance
Delaware
Erie
Fairfield
Fayette
Franklin
Fulton
Gallia
Geauga
Greene
Guernsey
Hancock
Hardin
Harrison
Henry
Highland
Hocking
Holmes
Huron
Jackson
Jefferson
Knox
Lake
Lawrence
Licking
Logan
Lorain
Lucas
Madison
Marion
Medina
Meigs
Mercer Mcbridelw 17:39, 29 March 2013 (UTC) Mcbridelw 17:39, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
Miami
Monroe
Montgomery
Morgan
Morrow
Muskingum
Noble
Ottawa
Paulding
Perry
Pickaway
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Preble
Putnam
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Ross
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Scioto
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Shelby
Stark
Summit
Trumbull
Tuscarawas
Union
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Vinton
Warren
Washington
Wayne
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Wood
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