FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Community Meeting 2012 Aug 22

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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 87,471 articles in English


Meeting Participants:

News and Events

Review of last meeting

Progress reports

  • Funeral home records - Lois Fowles is almost finished inputting funeral homes on the county pages.
    • Brainstorm: we need a questionnaire so people can review their websites and contact the mortuaries to learn:
      • years their records began
      • complete run since then?
      • records they create for each funeral
        • what do they keep?
  • Neighboring counties
    • Beth Taylor sent written instructions to make the maps clickable. Joy Bogar is going to work on these.
    • Joy's husband, Bo, is proof reading that all the neighboring counties are on the list. (He found a few that were not complete)
  • Results of poll re: order of records to suggest for finding birth information. (Based on How to Find Birth Information in the United States, by James Tanner.
  • Start templates and task page for Births - Wilma Started
  • Start on the State Archives project - Liz started adding info to experimental county

From before:

Idea share

Vital records (BMD, Div)

Birth Review the "to do" area of births to implement or discard ideas

Discussion minutes:

Summary of minutes:

Future meetings

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

Next week:

  • Progress reports
  • Future focus for discussions:
  • Church records
  • Cemetery records
  • Library area of each county
  • Tip Bank