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[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Pennsylvania|WikiProject Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[WikiProject Pennsylvania Progress Chart|Progress Chart]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Pennsylvania Wiki Project Task - Probate Records on Historical Records
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[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Pennsylvania|WikiProject Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[WikiProject Pennsylvania Progress Chart|Progress Chart]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Pennsylvania Wiki Project Task - Probate USGenWeb
  
 
== Task  ==
 
== Task  ==
  
Wiki Project Pennsylvania Tasks - Probate Records on Historical Records<br>  
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Wiki Project Pennsylvania Tasks - Probate USGenWeb Task <br>  
  
 
== Description  ==
 
== Description  ==
  
To add a link to Historical Records for the Pennyslvania probate records now online.<br>  
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Search the county NPAGenWeb page for pertinent probate databases - including wills and administrations - and add them to the Probate Records heading on the county page.<br>  
  
== Instructions<br> ==
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== Instructions  ==
  
=== PART B 1. Copy the following template: <br>  
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1. Click on [http://www.pagenweb.org/ PAGenweb] <br>  
  
:<nowiki> {{Template:PAOnlineProbate}}</nowiki> <br>
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2. Click on your county. Once on the page, investigate the website thoroughly to see if there are databases listed for Probate records including wills and administrations. Do not be surprised if none are found. <br>  
  
2. Paste the template in wikitext after any text or database indexes listed under the Church Records heading. <br>
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3. If no databases are found, you are finished with this task for this county.&nbsp;:)
  
3. Go to Part B.<br>  
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4. If you locate is a database, examine each link to determine:<br>  
  
=== PART B  ===
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:a. If the link works. If it doesn't do not include.<br>
  
1. In wikitext add the following replacing "Essex" with your county name. <nowiki>:*{{RecordSearch|1999196|Historical Records}} - '''Essex County:''' </nowikitext>
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:b. Examine the information in the database to see if it is worth listing on the wiki. It will be your decision as to if it is worthwhile to list the database on the county page.<br>
  
2. Now go to {{RecordSearch|1999196|Historical Records}} and click on your county.
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5. If the database looks helpful, list the database in chronological and then alphabetical order (if there are other databases on the county page) in the following manner:<br>
  
3. List each major probate record type with the corresponding dates in alpha order after the name of the county. When you are done it should look like something like this:
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::<nowiki>:*[http://www.pagenweb.org/~luzerne/wills/willindex.htm Luzerne County, Will Book 1], located on [http://www.pagenweb.org/ PAGenWeb] - also includes year will was probated and residence of deceased<br></nowiki><br>
  
EXAMPLE:
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6. If there is information about the database that you would like to add (i.e., index only, not complete, etc), add it to the end of entry. <br>
:*{{RecordSearch|1999196|Historical Records}} - '''Essex County:''' Guardianship orders, 1869-1910; Guardianship records, 1847-1902; Letters, 1831-1902; '''Will and Letter index, 1799-1938'''; Wills, 1803-1904
 
  
=== Example Part A and Part B  ===
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7. If there are dates listed in the title of the database, repeat the dates just after the bullet in bold. Make sure to use the N–dash between the dates and anytime it is used in wiki text. The N–dash is made by holding the alt key and typing 0150: <br>
  
{{Template:PAOnlineProbate}}
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::<nowiki>:*'''1878-1939''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~palackaw/wills/index.html Will Index, Lackawanna County], located on [http://www.pagenweb.org/ PAGenWeb] -  includes deceased's death date</nowiki><br>
  
*{{RecordSearch|1999196|Historical Records}} - '''Essex County:''' Guardianship orders, 1869-1910; Guardianship records, 1847-1902; Letters, 1831-1902; '''Will and Letter index, 1799-1938'''; Wills, 1803-1904
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[[Category:Pennsylvania_Tasks|Church Records]]</nowiki>
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== Example  ==
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:*'''1878-1939''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~palackaw/wills/index.html Will Index, Lackawanna County], located on [http://www.pagenweb.org/ PAGenWeb] - includes deceased's death date<br>
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[[Category:Pennsylvania_Tasks|Church Records]]

Revision as of 15:48, 10 July 2012

WikiProject Pennsylvania Gotoarrow.png Progress Chart Gotoarrow.png Pennsylvania Wiki Project Task - Probate USGenWeb

Task

Wiki Project Pennsylvania Tasks - Probate USGenWeb Task

Description

Search the county NPAGenWeb page for pertinent probate databases - including wills and administrations - and add them to the Probate Records heading on the county page.

Instructions

1. Click on PAGenweb

2. Click on your county. Once on the page, investigate the website thoroughly to see if there are databases listed for Probate records including wills and administrations. Do not be surprised if none are found.

3. If no databases are found, you are finished with this task for this county. :)

4. If you locate is a database, examine each link to determine:

a. If the link works. If it doesn't do not include.
b. Examine the information in the database to see if it is worth listing on the wiki. It will be your decision as to if it is worthwhile to list the database on the county page.

5. If the database looks helpful, list the database in chronological and then alphabetical order (if there are other databases on the county page) in the following manner:

:*[http://www.pagenweb.org/~luzerne/wills/willindex.htm Luzerne County, Will Book 1], located on [http://www.pagenweb.org/ PAGenWeb] - also includes year will was probated and residence of deceased<br>

6. If there is information about the database that you would like to add (i.e., index only, not complete, etc), add it to the end of entry.

7. If there are dates listed in the title of the database, repeat the dates just after the bullet in bold. Make sure to use the N–dash between the dates and anytime it is used in wiki text. The N–dash is made by holding the alt key and typing 0150:

:*'''1878-1939''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~palackaw/wills/index.html Will Index, Lackawanna County], located on [http://www.pagenweb.org/ PAGenWeb] - includes deceased's death date


Example