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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to probate records on Ohio 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. For each county, you will add information to the county page by editing in Wikitext.

4. 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 Probate Records.

4. Open the Probate 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 Probate Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard twice.

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

{{MI Probate 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]

See Michigan Probate Records for more information about Probate records in Michigan.


Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Alcona County, Michigan Probate 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 Assigned Date completed
Alcona Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Alger Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Allegan Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Alpena Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Antrim Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Arenac Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Baraga Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Barry Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Bay Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Benzie Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Berrien Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Branch Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Cass Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Charlevoix Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Cheboygan Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Chippewa Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Clare Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Clinton Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Crawford Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Delta Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Dickinson Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Eaton Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Emmet Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Genesee Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Gladwin Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Gogebic Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Grand Traverse Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Gratiot Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Hillsdale Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Houghton Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Huron Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Ingham Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Ionia Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Iosco Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Iron Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Isabella Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Kalamazoo Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Kalkaska Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Kent Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Keweenaw Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Lake Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Lapeer Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)~
Leelanau Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Lenawee Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Livingston Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Luce Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Mackinac Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Macomb Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Manistee Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Marquette Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Mecosta Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Menominee Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
*Midland Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Missaukee Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Montcalm Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Montmorency Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Muskegon Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Newaygo Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Oakland Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Oceana Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Ogemaw Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Ontonagon Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Osceola Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Oscoda Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Otsego Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Ottawa Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Presque Isle Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Roscommon Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Saginaw Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Sanilac Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Schoolcraft Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Shiawassee Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Clair Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Joseph Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Tuscola Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Van Buren Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Washtenaw Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Wayne Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
Wexford Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 23:35, 9 July 2013 (UTC)