FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Community Meeting 2012 Apr 18

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Welcome! Make a difference! Add your voice to the Utah Wiki Project.

Join with other Utah project participants to see progress, to share ideas, and to get news and training. Please add items to the agenda before or bring them up during the conversation.
The Wiki currently has 85,970 articles in English

Agenda

Please excuse Wilma. She is on a research trip until the end of April.And also James Tanner...

Introductions



Anyone new to this meeting?

Meeting Participants:

News and Events

  • Jane Colmenares can give great training. Contact Wilma (whadkins@burgoyne.com) if interested.
  • 1940 Census Help UGA's project with FamilySearch Indexing.
  • UGA Virtual Chapter, every 3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m. (Mountain). 19 April topic: 1940 census with Tom McGill, FamilySearch
  • Saturday, June 9th, a Family History Fair will be held in Murray. Sponsored by Regional stakes. Details will follow.
  • BYU July31- Aug 3, BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy
  • Cedar City (August 18th) and Sandy (September 21 and 22) UGA Regional Conferences
  • Creation of Utah Wiki Project Forum (date to be announced- but soon)

Review of last meeting

Progress reports

  • Newspapers task. Liz and Jana have been doing this task and have encountered some blips they will explain. See remarks
  • Some training was done with Jana and Liz as assistants to Wilma.
  • Obituaries task:
  • Icons for tips: Joy did a few more experiments

Idea share

Task for brief discussion

Topics that may need less discussion: Leader/assistants do examples, get suggestions and approval: Liz and Jana have volunteered to be assistants.

  • Obituaries


  • Do what on state level?

Future "quick" tasks:

  • Probate
  • Land and property
  • Court
  • Funeral home records

Vital records (BMD, Div)

  • County level
  • State level



Future:

  1. Cemeteries
  2. Church
  3. Libraries

Future meetings

Meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.

Next week:

  • Progress reports
  • To be determined by the group

To discuss soon:

Tasks for:

  • Vital records setup: making ready for items to be entered
  • Cemetery records
  • Church records
  • Funeral home records
  • Land and property
  • Probate
  • Court
  • Provide context continued
  • Tip Bank continued.