FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProjects Seeking Contributors

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This is a list of the WikiProject that are currently active and working on content. The projects are always seeking contributors, so feel free to join a group and have fun! If you would like help with organizing a FamilySearch WikiProject, please send your request through the Help link above.

Creating New Projects

If you would like to create a new project, following the naming conventions for WikiProjects to help make your project easy to find:

  1. The name of the project should begin with the word "FamilySearch Wiki" and followed by a colon :
  2. After the colon type the word "WikiProject"
  3. The type the name of the project. Example: FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah
  4. Be sure to add the new project to the list below, under the subject heading that is related to the new project:

For more details about naming new WikiProject pages, see FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Project Pages

FamilySearch Records Project

Historical Records Wiki Pages

FamilySearch Records -- add content to articles describing collections on FamilySearch Historical Records

FamilySearch Indexing Projects

See xxx for more details

United States Projects


Idaho -- adding content to the county pages of Idaho

Indians of North America Project

Indians of North America

Maryland Project

WikiProject Maryland News and Events needs volunteers to find genealogical news and events relating to Maryland and link to them from the News and Events section of the Maryland Portal.

New York

New York - cleaning, correcting links, adding content to the county pages of New York.

Southern US Rural Records Project

US Vital Records Project

Europe Projects

Sweden Project

See the Sweden project page for more details.

Ireland Project

See the Ireland Court Records project page for more details.

England Content Project

The England Barn Raising project has launched! Tasks await English experts, wiki experts, and volunteers willing to help with routine editing. Anyone willing to help can sign up now.

Danish Articles Revision Project

Denmark has several individual projects that need volunteers to help with expanding and improving content about Danish research.

Improving Your Wiki User Page Project

The Professional Genealogist User Page Project

The Professional Genealogists wiki project will help professional genealogical researchers market their services for free on their user pages.

Wiki Content Improvement Projects

PERSI Linking Project

Link wiki articles mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the main PERSI article.

BYU Books Archive Linking Project

WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives needs volunteers to link wiki pages to digitized county and state histories on the BYU Family History Archives site.

Julian and Gregorian Calendar Project

The Julian and Gregorian calendars page is an article with very little content. Work with others or by yourself to improve the information on this page.

The Barbour Collection Project

The Barbour Collection is a small article that needs lots of improvement! Work with others or by yourself to improve the content on this page.

Wiki Development Projects

Portals to un-portals

Portals to un-portal pages All portal pages on the wiki need to be converted to un-portal pages. Questions can be directed to Laralee

Copy Old FamilySearch Content

Copying Research Guidance and Help Content from into the Wiki.

FamilySearch Topic Taxonomy Project

See xxx for more details.

FamilySearch Place Standards Project

Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki

WikiProject - Support

The Wiki Support Project

Broom icon.pngWikiProject Support - this project will transition the support to the Worldwide Support teams known as Tier 2 and Tier 3. In addition, both tiers will continue to work with the community members who are interested in any of the maintenance or governance aspects of the wiki. Consequently, anyone interested in wiki maintenance is invited to participate in this project. Please see the project page for details.