FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Tasks Cemeteries
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Add links to Find A Grave and other online cemetery records for each of the 29 counties in Utah.
Click to jump to a step:
- Step 1: Prepare the county Wiki page
- Step 2: Copy the Templates for the Cemeteries area
- Step 3: Finish the Find A Grave information
Step 1: Prepare the county Wiki page
In this step, you will see if anything has been added to the Cemeteries section of the county.
- If nothing has been added, go to Step 2.
- If there is something already in the Cemeteries section, you will make room for the new info you will be adding.
Here's what to do to make room for new information:
Step 2: Copy the Templates for the Cemeteries area
In this step, you will copy, then paste templates to the county under the "Cemeteries" heading. Here's how:
Step 3: Finish the Find A Grave information
In this step, you will edit the link to Find A Grave to match the county you are working on. Here's how:
- Find A Grave lists many cemeteries in WikiProject Utah Tasks Cemeteries, with links to persons buried there. Usually has birth and death dates, often a tombstone photo. May have obituaries, names of family members and links to their burial information. Find A Grave can also be searched by names to find where a person is buried.
C) Type "editing cemeteries section" in the Summary and Save page.
- FYI: By Saving page now, you will be able to follow the link and make the change needed in Step D.
D) Set the Find A Grave link to the correct Utah county
- Click this link, which takes you to the cemetery locator section of Find A Grave.
- Select the Utah, then the county you are working on and click Search
- Copy the address (URL) for that search
E) Fix the Find A Grave link on the county Wiki page
- On the county page, edit the Cemeteries section (in WikiText)
- Place the cursor just after the "[" bracket
- Paste the URL
F) Type "Finishing Find a grave link" in the Summary and Save page
- McHenry Co. IL USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
- Illinois Cemeteries by county.
- ePodunk list of McHenry County cemeteries gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
Volunteers are needed to check all 29 counties, adding items as appropriate. Please place four tildes (~~~~) in the "Volunteer" column next to the counties you choose for this assignment. This will automatically give your username and the date you signed up.