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Description[edit | edit source]

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

{{KY 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 Adair County, Kentucky 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
Adair MarkhamMJ 15:08, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 15:08, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Allen MarkhamMJ 15:08, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 15:08, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Anderson MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Ballard MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Barren MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Bath MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Bell MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Boone MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Bourbon MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Boyd MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Boyle MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Bracken MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Breathitt MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Breckinridge MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Bullitt MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Caldwell MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Calloway MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Campbell MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Carlisle MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Carroll MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Carter MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Casey MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Christian MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Clinton MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Crittenden MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Cumberland MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 18:55, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Daviess MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Edmonson MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Grant MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Hopkins MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Jessamine MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Johnson MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Kenton MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Knox MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Laurel MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Lee MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Leslie MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Letcher MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis No Tax heading - Did not record intro. No Tax heading  - Did not record intro.
Lincoln MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Logan MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Magoffin MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Martin MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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McLean MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Menifee MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Mercer MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Metcalfe MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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Morgan MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Muhlenberg MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Nelson MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Nicholas MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 22:48, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
Ohio MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Oldham MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Owen MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Owsley MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Pendleton MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Perry MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Pike MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Powell MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Pulaski MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Robertson MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Rockcastle MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Rowan No tax introduction field.  Did not enter one

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Russell MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Scott MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Shelby MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Simpson MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Spencer MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Taylor MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Todd MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
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Trimble MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Union MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Warren MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Wayne MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Webster MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
Whitley MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:39, 8 July 2013 (UTC)
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