FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Community Meeting 2012 July 25

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Agenda[edit | edit source]


Anyone new to this meeting?

Meeting Participants:

News and Events[edit | edit source]

Next meetings: BYU next week -- cancel our meeting? Aug 8, Wilma gone.

Review of last meeting[edit | edit source]

  • Wednesday, 18 July This was a breakthrough meeting

Progress reports[edit | edit source]

  • Joy is making the changes suggested last week for neighboring counties maps. Will do 4 or 5 for approval before doing the rest.
    • If it's going to discourage someone, let's not worry about minor changes.
  • Liz is going through the State Archives site to add pertinent links and info to each county.
  • Jana did the badge, but Wilma messed it up trying to make it an internal, rather than an external link.
  • James did some heavy work on How to Find Birth Information in the United States.

Idea share[edit | edit source]

Vital records (BMD, Div)[edit | edit source]

Birth area Suggest resources, review for dates and content.

Summary of minutes: Most were changes suggested. Many made right at the time in Births area. For James' article, comments were written by Jana and inserted on the talk page of the article

  • Get documentation of Delayed Birth Registration - dates started, etc. (Says 1941 on state page, but no citation.) - Pat
  • Get citation for statement in 1905 the state required copies to be sent to them. - Wilma
  • Documentation for 100 years - Wilma
  • Start templates and task page for Births - Wilma
  • Start on the State Archives project - Liz
  • Learn to make our own "badge" and other templates that allow adaptation - Wilma and Jana?
  • Move forward on Marriage and Death

Discussion minutes:

Future meetings[edit | edit source]

Meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.

Next week:

  • Progress reports
  • Future focus for discussions:
  • Church records
  • Cemetery records
  • Library area of each county
  • Tip Bank