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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to tax records on Montana 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:

{{MT 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 Beaverhead County, Montana 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!

Assignment Chart[edit | edit source]

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Beaverhead MarkhamMJ 16:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 16:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Big Horn Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Blaine Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Broadwater Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Carbon Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Carter Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Cascade Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Chouteau Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Daniels Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Dawson Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Deer Lodge Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Fallon Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Fergus Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Flathead Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Gallatin Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Glacier Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Golden Valley Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Granite Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Hill Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Judith Basin Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Lewis and Clark Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Liberty Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Madison Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
McCone Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Meagher Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Mineral Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Missoula Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Musselshell Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Park Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Petroleum Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Phillips Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Pondera Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Powder River Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Powell Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Prairie Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Ravalli Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Richland Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Roosevelt Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Rosebud Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Sanders Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Sheridan Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Silver Bow Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Stillwater Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Sweet Grass Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Teton Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Toole Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Treasure Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Valley Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Wheatland Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Wibaux Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Yellowstone Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:51, 25 June 2013 (UTC)