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Description[edit | edit source]

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

{{AL 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 Autauga County, Alabama 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]

Chart Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Autauga MarkhamMJ 00:02, 28 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 00:02, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Baldwin MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Barbour MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Bibb MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Blount MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Bullock MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Butler MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Chambers MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Chilton MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Choctaw MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Clarke MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Cleburne MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Coffee MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Colbert MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Conecuh MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Coosa MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Covington MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Crenshaw MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Cullman MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Dale MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Dallas MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
DeKalb MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Elmore MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Escambia MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Etowah MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Fayette MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Geneva MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Greene MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Hale MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Henry MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Houston MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 21:51, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Lamar MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Lauderdale MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Lee 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Limestone MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Macon MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Madison MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Marengo MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Marion MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Marshall MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Mobile MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Morgan MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Perry MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Pickens MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Pike MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Randolph MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Russell MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Shelby MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Clair MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Sumter MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Talladega MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Tallapoosa MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Tuscaloosa MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Walker ] MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Wilcox MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
Winston MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:18, 15 July 2013 (UTC)