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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to tax records on Colorado county pages.

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

Questions about editing this project?

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. 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 Tax Records.

4. Open the Tax 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 Tax Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{CO Tax Intro}}

8. Save the page.

9. Click on the blue links you just added.

10. If any of these links do not work, please contact FamilySearch at the number listed in Description above.

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

Example of Completed Heading[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district.

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Appling County, Colorado Tax Records

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 Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
lamosa Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Arapahoe Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Archuleta Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Baca Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Bent Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Boulder Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Broomfield Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Chaffee Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Cheyenne Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Clear Creek Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Conejos Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Costilla Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Crowley Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Delta Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Denver Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Dolores Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Eagle Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Elbert Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
El Paso Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Fremont Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Gilpin Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Grand Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Gunnison Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Hinsdale Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Huerfano Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Kiowa Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Kit Carson Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
La Plata Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Larimer Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Las Animas Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Logan Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Mesa Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Mineral Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Moffat Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Montezuma Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Montrose Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Morgan Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Otero Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Ouray Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Park Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Phillips Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Pitkin Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Prowers Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Pueblo Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Rio Blanco Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Rio Grande Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Routt Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Saguache Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
San Juan Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
San Miguel Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Sedgwick Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Summit Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Teller Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Weld Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Yuma Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:44, 11 June 2013 (UTC)