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Click to [http://meetingplace.ldschurch.org/a/0b352fa326d0abec8495c1865e34ef1b join the meeting], '''9:00–10:00 a.m. Wednesdays''' (Mountain). Meeting ID: 2249, click '''Attend Meeting''', Sign in as a Guest (preferably with your name).
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Click to [http://meetingplace.ldschurch.org/a/0b352fa326d0abec8495c1865e34ef1b join the meeting], '''9:00–10:00 a.m. Wednesdays''' (Mountain). Meeting ID: 2249, click '''Attend Meeting''', Sign in as a Guest (preferably with your name).  
 
 
 
<div id="articlecount" style="text-align: center; width: 100%; font-size: 85%">The Wiki currently has [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles in English</div>  
 
<div id="articlecount" style="text-align: center; width: 100%; font-size: 85%">The Wiki currently has [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles in English</div>  
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== Agenda  ==
  
== Agenda  ==
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'''Meeting Participants:''' Marilyn is back! Liz's Dad is ill, she's gone to St. George.
  
'''Meeting Participants:''' Marilyn is back!
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'''Wiki News'''  
  
'''Wiki News'''
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*Problem with the CSS - grid lines in tables still don't show. It is fixed, but won't be implemented until the next release. No idea when that will be, but there is some hope.  
*Problem with the CSS - grid lines in tables still don't show. It is fixed, but won't be implemented until the next release. No idea when that will be, but there is some hope.
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*Grapevine: a committee is [being?] formed to standardize all state pages. Don't know if this affects county pages.
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**nice to have uniform, but it's a wiki. It may never happen.
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**we want some autonomy as a project
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**concerned with our experimentation with the beginners corner
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Bw1lrxmREgHg1MA-KQlbVO_mbr2npaPC5M1nyxuXz3U Wiki home page suggestions]
  
 
== News and Events  ==
 
== News and Events  ==
  
*November 15, 2012 [http://ugagenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=11 ''The Basics of DNA Testing for Genealogy''] with Diahan Southard, Molecular Genealogist. UGA virtual meeting, 3rd Thursday each month.
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*November 15, 2012 [http://ugagenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=11 ''The Basics of DNA Testing for Genealogy''] with Diahan Southard, Molecular Genealogist. UGA virtual meeting, 3rd Thursday each month.  
 
*January 14-18, 2013 [http://www.slig.ugagenealogy.org Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy] (SLIG).  
 
*January 14-18, 2013 [http://www.slig.ugagenealogy.org Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy] (SLIG).  
 
*March 21-23, 2013 [http://rootstech.org/ RootsTech]
 
*March 21-23, 2013 [http://rootstech.org/ RootsTech]
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*Wednesday, [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Community Meeting 2012 November 6|7 Nov]]
 
*Wednesday, [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Community Meeting 2012 November 6|7 Nov]]
  
== Progress reports ==
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== Progress reports ==
  
 
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]] progress:  
 
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]] progress:  
**The table was simplified for adding/editing, templates for beg and end of the table.
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**The table was simplified for adding/editing, templates for beg and end of the table.  
**Ready to move to the counties? Liz and group:
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**Ready to move to the counties? Liz and group: Suggestions made on the experimental county page
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Churches and Religious Groups|LDS Church records]] table: Wilma has put it on 2 counties: Beaver, [[Box Elder County, Utah#Churches and Religious Groups|Box Elder]]
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|LDS Church records]] table: Wilma has put it on 2 counties: Beaver, [[Box Elder County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Box Elder]]  
**Show the situation, get counsel from group  
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**Show the situation, get counsel from group&nbsp;: some ideas given, Wilma will work more with this.
*Task to adapt the "pattern" for each LDS community: Wilma created templates for generic sections of the pattern page. Marty, Joy, and Lois have not yet been trained.
 
**Task to add timelines from Jensen's: Marty and Bo have not yet been trained.
 
 
 
  
**Pat will contemplate links to Tracing LDS Ancestors from area of counties:
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*Task to adapt the "pattern" for each LDS community: Wilma created templates for generic sections of the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Tasks Church LDS Phase 1|pattern page]]. Marty, Joy, and Lois have not yet been trained.
***Decision? County and Utah
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*Task to add timelines from Jensen's mostly prepared: Marty and Bo have not yet been trained.
**Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in last meeting:  
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*Is Tracing LDS Ancestors from area of counties OK? Approved
***Decision? Ogden stake (26 vols), Davis county (9 vol), Don't want to recreate the FHLC. Just
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*Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in last meeting: Do only for Ogden, Davis, and others with large compilations.  
**Patriarchal Blessings suggestion from last meeting - link to index from Utah page. Perhaps under church records, perhaps part of birth page. Has names of parents, etc. and some can only find those from this index. Hancock County, IL as well.  
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*Patriarchal Blessings: perhaps part of birth page? Has names of parents, etc. and some can only find those from this index. Hancock County, IL as well. He will link to Tracing LDs
***Was this resolved last week? Should be on Tracing LDS Ancestors. Record is not restricted
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*Maps follow-up: Marilyn will check with Jason Harrison and David Dilts for what they are doing. Results:
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**Suggestion from last meeting not yet implemented: Newberry atlas of historical county boundaries.
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**Oldmapsonline.org draw a square around the area; USGS.gov maps digitizing them
  
*Maps follow-up: Marilyn will check with Jason Harrison and David Dilts for what they are doing. Results: Newberry atlas of historical county boundaries.
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*Beginner's corner. viewed samples for Jana to show in Thursday meeting.
  
==== SEO ====
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*SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) [[Beaver County, Utah]]&nbsp;: Today, Wilma will create the template, which can be adjusted later.
*SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) [[Beaver County, Utah]]
 
**Today: finalize enough so we can put it in a template and add/adapt to every county.
 
  
*Libraries: such minor progress, not worth mentioning in meeting.
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*Libraries: such minor progress, not worth mentioning in meeting.  
 
*Strategies [[How to Find Birth Information in the United States]]; [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]]: James if he is on the call:
 
*Strategies [[How to Find Birth Information in the United States]]; [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]]: James if he is on the call:
  
 
From previous meetings (no progress):  
 
From previous meetings (no progress):  
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Naturalization and Citizenship|FHLC links]]. To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them. Wilma:
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*Get documentation of [[Utah Vital Records#Birth_Records|Delayed Birth Registration]] - dates started, etc. (Says 1941 on state page, but no citation.) - Pat  
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Naturalization_and_Citizenship|FHLC links]]. To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them. Wilma:  
*Do the county newspaper pages - Wilma
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*Get documentation of [[Utah Vital Records#Birth_Records|Delayed Birth Registration]] - dates started, etc. (Says 1941 on state page, but no citation.) - Pat Done!
*Value and frequency of FHLC links - topic of a near future meeting.
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**Pat needs a stillbirth from 1942-1960
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*Do the county newspaper pages - Wilma  
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*Value and frequency of FHLC links - topic of a near future meeting.  
 
*[[Utah Record Selection Table]] needs updating. (Just keeping on the list until done)
 
*[[Utah Record Selection Table]] needs updating. (Just keeping on the list until done)
  
 
== Idea share  ==
 
== Idea share  ==
  
Most important (county) discussions remaining: (prioritized in last week's meeting)
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Most important (county) discussions remaining: (prioritized in last week's meeting)  
*1 [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Death|Death]], Marriage
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*1 Census
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*1 [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Death|Death]], Marriage  
*1 [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*1 Census  
*1 Land
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*1 [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]  
*1 Probate
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*1 Land  
*[[Utah Record Selection Table]]  
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*1 Probate  
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*[[Utah Record Selection Table]]
  
 
Minimum information for each topic:  
 
Minimum information for each topic:  
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:Per project leaders meeting (Oct 23) and group meeting (Oct 31)
 
:Per project leaders meeting (Oct 23) and group meeting (Oct 31)
*Blurb giving value and scope of the records
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*FHLC link
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*Blurb giving value and scope of the records  
*Link to the Utah page for that topic
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*FHLC link  
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*Link to the Utah page for that topic  
 
*Links to Ancestry.com and FS Historical Records collections Done by Jana early Nov.
 
*Links to Ancestry.com and FS Historical Records collections Done by Jana early Nov.
  
"Boots on the ground" person or group to maintain, update, add to each county.
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"Boots on the ground" person or group to maintain, update, add to each county.  
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:Ideas per group meeting Oct 31
 
:Ideas per group meeting Oct 31
*UGA Patsy can get zips of UGA members and contact for their interest
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*FHCs in area - do they know someone they can suggest?
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*UGA Patsy can get zips of UGA members and contact for their interest  
*Libraries in area
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*FHCs in area - do they know someone they can suggest?  
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*Libraries in area  
 
*ULA - Pat can email everyone asking for help
 
*ULA - Pat can email everyone asking for help
  
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<br> We are aiming at 19 December 2012 as completing what will be done as a project.
  
We are aiming at 19 December 2012 as completing what will be done as a project.
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[[Category:WikiProject_Utah]]
 
[[Category:WikiProject_Utah]]

Latest revision as of 23:44, 7 June 2013

Click to join the meeting, 9:00–10:00 a.m. Wednesdays (Mountain). Meeting ID: 2249, click Attend Meeting, Sign in as a Guest (preferably with your name).

The Wiki currently has 85,854 articles in English

Agenda

Meeting Participants: Marilyn is back! Liz's Dad is ill, she's gone to St. George.

Wiki News

  • Problem with the CSS - grid lines in tables still don't show. It is fixed, but won't be implemented until the next release. No idea when that will be, but there is some hope.
  • Grapevine: a committee is [being?] formed to standardize all state pages. Don't know if this affects county pages.
    • nice to have uniform, but it's a wiki. It may never happen.
    • we want some autonomy as a project
    • concerned with our experimentation with the beginners corner
  • Wiki home page suggestions

News and Events

Review of last meeting

Progress reports

  • Cemetery Records progress:
    • The table was simplified for adding/editing, templates for beg and end of the table.
    • Ready to move to the counties? Liz and group: Suggestions made on the experimental county page
  • LDS Church records table: Wilma has put it on 2 counties: Beaver, Box Elder
    • Show the situation, get counsel from group : some ideas given, Wilma will work more with this.
  • Task to adapt the "pattern" for each LDS community: Wilma created templates for generic sections of the pattern page. Marty, Joy, and Lois have not yet been trained.
  • Task to add timelines from Jensen's mostly prepared: Marty and Bo have not yet been trained.
  • Is Tracing LDS Ancestors from area of counties OK? Approved
  • Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in last meeting: Do only for Ogden, Davis, and others with large compilations.
  • Patriarchal Blessings: perhaps part of birth page? Has names of parents, etc. and some can only find those from this index. Hancock County, IL as well. He will link to Tracing LDs
  • Maps follow-up: Marilyn will check with Jason Harrison and David Dilts for what they are doing. Results:
    • Suggestion from last meeting not yet implemented: Newberry atlas of historical county boundaries.
    • Oldmapsonline.org draw a square around the area; USGS.gov maps digitizing them
  • Beginner's corner. viewed samples for Jana to show in Thursday meeting.
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) Beaver County, Utah : Today, Wilma will create the template, which can be adjusted later.

From previous meetings (no progress):

  • FHLC links. To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them. Wilma:
  • Get documentation of Delayed Birth Registration - dates started, etc. (Says 1941 on state page, but no citation.) - Pat Done!
    • Pat needs a stillbirth from 1942-1960
  • Do the county newspaper pages - Wilma
  • Value and frequency of FHLC links - topic of a near future meeting.
  • Utah Record Selection Table needs updating. (Just keeping on the list until done)

Idea share

Most important (county) discussions remaining: (prioritized in last week's meeting)

Minimum information for each topic:

Per project leaders meeting (Oct 23) and group meeting (Oct 31)
  • Blurb giving value and scope of the records
  • FHLC link
  • Link to the Utah page for that topic
  • Links to Ancestry.com and FS Historical Records collections Done by Jana early Nov.

"Boots on the ground" person or group to maintain, update, add to each county.

Ideas per group meeting Oct 31
  • UGA Patsy can get zips of UGA members and contact for their interest
  • FHCs in area - do they know someone they can suggest?
  • Libraries in area
  • ULA - Pat can email everyone asking for help


We are aiming at 19 December 2012 as completing what will be done as a project.