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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to church records on South Dakota county pages.

This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with copying and pasting in wikitext.

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
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Questions about editing this project?

You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing.
To Print:

  • Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
  • Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
  • Print.

Instructions[edit | edit source]

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

3. For each county, you will add information to the county page by editing in [[wikitext. Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.

  • If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

4. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Thank you!

Wikitext Editing Instructions[edit | edit source]

1. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

2. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password. Find the sign-in area in the top right-hand corner of the page.

3. Scroll to the heading Church Records.

4. Open the Church Records heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

5. Click on the word wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box.

6. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Church Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Church Records:

{{SD Church Intro}}

8. If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template on a separate line before any additional text. 

9. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added church intro and headings".

10. Click on the box "Save Page". The task is complete.

11. Follow the directions in the Assignment Chart section below to report your completed task.

12. Save the page and exit. The task is complete.

Example of Completed Heading[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about South Dakota denominations, view the South Dakota Church Records wiki page.

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Aurora County, South Dakota Newspaper Records

Assignment Chart Instructions[edit | edit source]

Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit. If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice. Not all counties have records included in this task. Choose from the counties listed in the table below.
4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Cemetery Records Other Respositories template".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.

If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Adams County for Cemetery Records Other Repositories." Thank you!

Assignment Chart[edit | edit source]

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Aurora Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Beadle Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Bennett Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Bon Homme Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Brookings Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Brown Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Brule Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Buffalo Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Butte Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Campbell Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Charles Mix Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Clark Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Codington Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Corson Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Davison Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Day Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Deuel Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Dewey Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Edmunds Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:23, 19 June 2013 (UTC)
Fall River Elderlswnelson 01:40, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 01:40, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Faulk Elderlswnelson 01:50, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 01:50, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Grant Elderlswnelson 02:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:06, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Gregory Elderlswnelson 02:15, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:15, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Haakon Elderlswnelson 02:18, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:18, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Hamlin Elderlswnelson 02:21, 20 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 02:21, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Hand Elderlswnelson 02:26, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:26, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Hanson Elderlswnelson 02:28, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:28, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Harding Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hughes Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hutchinson Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hyde Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Jerauld Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Kingsbury Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lyman Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 01:33, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Elderlswnelson 02:07, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:07, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
McCook Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
McPherson Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Meade Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Mellette Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Miner Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Minnehaha Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Moody Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Elderlswnelson 02:11, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Pennington Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Perkins Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Potter Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Roberts Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Sanborn Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Shannon Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Spink Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Stanley Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Sully Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Todd Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Tripp Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Turner Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Walworth Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Yankton Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Ziebach Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Patricialarkin 20:37, 27 June 2013 (UTC)

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