FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Community Meeting 2012 June 6

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Agenda[edit | edit source]


Anyone new to this meeting?

Meeting Participants:

News and Events[edit | edit source]

  • 1940 Census Help UGA's project with FamilySearch Indexing.
  • There is a new subforum for Wiki Projects. Do we want to use it? If so, ideas for what to include?
  • Some people may discover through the forums. another place to check, to keep up with. Has to monitor it, etc. Can we identify that forum, and tell them to go to the project page. Just one or two threads that redirects them. Things they can do. The forums may not be getting much traffic. Frustrating to use. Perhaps post a thread or two -- mostly to redirect people.

Review of last meeting[edit | edit source]

Progress reports[edit | edit source]

  • Tip icon I was assigned to ask Steve to give us a few options, including color of the bar. Not done.
  • Obituaries task description totally ready and tested by Liz (Jana wrote it).
  • Karen Coombs from Vernal has expressed interest in helping, but is going on vacation until June 17.
  • Patsy will make meeting recordings reviewable by public.
  • Review the revised Table at top by Jana, Liz, Wilma

"Quick" Tasks[edit | edit source]

Topics that may need less discussion: Leader/assistants do examples, get suggestions and approval: Liz and Jana have volunteered to be assistants.

Future "quick" tasks to write:

  • Probate
  • Land and property
  • Court
  • Funeral home records

Idea share[edit | edit source]

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

Birth in bulleted style Suggest resources, review for dates and content.

How ready are we to create a task description for birth?

Discussion minutes:

Summary of minutes:

  • liked explanations offset from dates
  • Format was focus
  • next meeting review dates that were used -- approve, get more sources.
  • Decided on small table and to keep it above Table of Contents

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