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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to land and property records on Ohio 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.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class.

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.

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 Land and Property Records.

4. Open the Land and Property 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 Land and Property Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard. This moves your cursor to a new line.

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

{{CO Land 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. Save the page.

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

Example of Completed Heading[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Appling County, Colorado Land and Property

Assignment Chart Instructions[edit | edit source]

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.
4. Not all counties are included in the chart below. If your county is not listed, this task is not needed for your county.
5. 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.
6. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Family History Center".
7. Click on the box "Save Page".
8. 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 societies." Thank you!

Assighment Chart[edit | edit source]

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Adams MarkhamMJ 19:50, 6 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:50, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
lamosa Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Arapahoe Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Archuleta Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Baca Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Bent Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Boulder Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Broomfield Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Chaffee Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Cheyenne Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Clear Creek Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Conejos Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Costilla Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Crowley Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Delta Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Denver Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Dolores Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Eagle Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Elbert Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
El Paso Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Fremont Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Gilpin Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Grand Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Gunnison Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Hinsdale Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Huerfano Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 20:48, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Kiowa Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Kit Carson Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
La Plata Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Larimer Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Las Animas Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Logan Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Mesa Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Mineral Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Moffat Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Montezuma Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Montrose Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Morgan Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Otero Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Ouray Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Park Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Phillips Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Pitkin Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Prowers Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Pueblo Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Rio Blanco Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Rio Grande Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Routt Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Saguache Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
San Juan Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
San Miguel Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Sedgwick Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Summit Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Teller Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Weld Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Yuma Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 14:38, 11 June 2013 (UTC)