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Things to check on US State pages

  1. Leader and coordinator in spreadsheet vs State page vs United States Project page
  2. How to Join working - need correction or Project Information box
  3. us_history to united_states
  4. badge report - s/B united states if not a state
  5. unconnected link -
    • [[:Automated:DD_Unconnected_List_CA| California unconnected]]
  6. DD suggestion link
    • [[:Automated:DD_Suggestion_List_CA | Errors on profiles from California]]
  7. State in Great War link
  8. categories for Federally recognized vs state tribes
  9. link for 'what our members are working on' that goes to US, not state
  10. verify state Project Box and add info about state Sticker, if needed
    • {{state Sticker}}
  11. any red links
  12. check tags below Information box to make sure they are 'green' {{Tag Link|united_states}}
  13. Answer below box, if not in box, should be G2G welcome post

Project Name

Add state flag below This project is part of the

State Flags found at

Note - Size may need to be adjusted, possibly size=s, m, l, 320

Project Information Box

Project Information box

  • If no state account
    • projectname=leave blank or have state name (United States <--adds 'United States Project' to Header and Answer line - NO. We need to invite them to join/volunteer for a state project that they want to contribute to. The project name should be the state name. )
    • badge=leave blank (united_states <-- adds US Project Member List and What our members are working on from United States, not state - NO. Better to leave this blank.)
  • If no Leader
    • Leaders= leave blank
  • if no coordinator
    • Leaders= This sub-project needs a coordinator. If you are interested, please contact one of the Leaders of the [[Project:United_States | United States Project]]
  • If the state has its own joining thread (with or without a state project account)
    • g2g = <ID for state thread>
  • If the state does not have a joining thread, leave this blank and put the joining information in a separate area on the page with link to thread 1404331
  • For each state, change
    • tag= <state>
    • errors= <state>
    • Leaders / Coordinators = <Wikitree ID and name>
    • example= Wikitree ID of sample profile , if available

Probably don't use - NO. Check to see if the state project has set up maintenance categories. If it does:

  • category= [State] Project Maintenance Categories

If maintenance categories are not set up yet, leave it blank for now:

  • category= <-- adds 'maintenance categories'

How to Join

It is not necessary that you be related to someone who lived in the state of Indiana or live there yourself to join. Anyone with an interest is welcome! If you would like to participate, please do the following:

Are you interested in the Indiana Project?united_states.gif

Answer our United States G2G welcome post and you will be awarded the United States Project badge. Make sure to include the State (s) that you are interested in.

Add united_states and Indiana to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed.

For a full list of participants in the United States Project, see the badge report.

Please see our list of goals and tasks below for ways you can help.

Sample Profiles by State Help:Examples

  • United States Alcott-73
  • California Steinbeck-7, Schulz-482, Reagan-1
  • Connecticut Spock-2, Barnum-192
  • Georgia Cobb-3844 , Pemberton-379, King-4303
  • Illinois Heston-12994, Reagan-1, Capone-1
  • Indiana Grissom-454
  • Iowa Morrison-2413
  • Kansas Earhart-1
  • Kentucky Phillips-3733, McCoy-576, Boone-34
  • Louisiana Long-8298
  • Massachusetts Revere-1
  • Michigan Dodge-815
  • Minnesota Schulz-482
  • Missouri Johnson-26692
  • New York Bayley-369, Copland-76, Astor-2
  • North Carolina Johnson-26692
  • Ohio Mosey-13
  • Oregon McLoughlin-254
  • Pennsylvania Stewart-10798, Boone-34
  • Rhode Island Hopkins-2262
  • Tennessee Atkins-1834, Houston-1
  • Texas Houston-1, Parker-5960\
  • Utah Young-93, Isacke-13
  • Vermont Allen-1
  • Virginia Watkins-4174
  • Washington, DC Ellington-1


The template is {{United States|sub-project=Indiana}} which will give you:

... ... ... is a part of Indiana history.
Join: Indiana Project
Discuss: Indiana

This above template is for use only on profiles that are of importance to the project or need to be PPP'd and managed by the project.

It is not for every single person from Indiana. The following sticker might be used in that circumstance, placing it below the Biography Header:

Indiana Sticker Directions
Deceased persons {{Indiana Sticker}}
... ... ... was a Hoosier.
Living Persons {{Indiana Sticker|living=y}}
... ... ... is a Hoosier.

List of Things To Do

  1. If you live in Indiana, please consider adding Catalog: Indiana Research Assistance to your Wikitree profile page.

Ongoing List of Things to Do

  1. Work on Indiana's unconnected and unsourced profiles.
  2. Create new profiles for people of Indiana who are documented in a family member's profile, but might not have their own profiles yet. See Needs Profiles Created
  3. Work on Suggestions for profiles from Indiana, as reported by the Data Doctors Project.
  4. Add profiles for the men who died in World War I, serving from Indiana in the Great War project and for the Roll of Honor project.

State Resources

Related Indiana Categories on WikiTree

NC - split categories into 2 columns !!

Related Projects and Pages on WikiTree

Issues found -

Alabama - still need to change US Project to go to US Alabama Project, not Roots, no category for colleges, no page for Alabama Sources Hawaii - doesn't have sticker Indiana - has 2 empty sections at end - Online Publications, Resources - not needed Montana - has 2 empty sections at end - Online Publications, Resources - not needed New Mexico - has Online Publications Ohio - has 2 empty sections at end - Online Publications, Resources - not needed Wyoming - doesn't have sticker, has empty Online Publications

  • Login to request to the join the Trusted List so that you can edit and add images.
  • Private Messages: Contact the Profile Managers privately: Linda Peterson and Ellen Smith. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)

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Please remove the link to Category:Indiana, Name Studies since it is being deleted. Thanks,

Natalie, Categorization

posted by Natalie (Durbin) Trott