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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to county histories 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.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class. 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. 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]

Adding the Intro Template[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 History.

4. Open the History 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 subheading Local History and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

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

{{SD History 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 county history intro".

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]

Local histories are available for Aurora County, South Dakota. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section South Dakota Local Histories.

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Aurora County, South Dakota Local History

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 Assigned Date Completed
Aurora MarkhamMJ 19:30, 18 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 19:30, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
Beadle Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Bennett Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Bon Homme Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Brookings Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Brown Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Brule Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Buffalo Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Butte Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Campbell Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Charles Mix Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Clark Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Codington Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Corson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Davison Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Day Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Deuel Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Dewey Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Edmunds Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Fall River Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Faulk Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Grant Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Gregory Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Haakon Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hamlin Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hand Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hanson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Harding Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hughes Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hutchinson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Hyde Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Jerauld Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Kingsbury Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Lyman Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
McCook Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
McPherson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Meade Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Mellette Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Miner Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Minnehaha Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Moody Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Pennington Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Perkins Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Potter Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Roberts Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Sanborn Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Shannon Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Spink Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Stanley Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Sully Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Todd Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Tripp Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Turner Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Walworth Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Yankton Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
Ziebach Ericcharlesperazzo 01:32, 21 June 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 01:57, 21 June 2013 (UTC)