Monday Recap for April 21, 2014
Have a wonderful Easter weekend? Catch up on some family history articles you may have missed this past week!
Image: Ethnic America, mapped: Your country’s biggest ancestral populations / The Washington Post
The Genealogy Sphere
- The uplifting story behind a blunt obituary (Sverigesradio.se) – The story behind the simple death notice of Stig Kernell, written before his death
- Ethnic America, mapped: Your county’s biggest ancestral populations (The Washington Post) – A very cool map that shows which ancestries make up the largest population in every county in the country
- This is What the First 1040 Tax Forms Looked Like (Mental Floss) – Now that Tax Day has come and gone, take a look at what the very first 1040 tax forms looked like in 1864
- 15 Vintage Pictures of Los Angeles When it was Still a Beachside Village (Business Insider) – Check out some amazing photos of L.A. from the late 19th century
- 18 Maps From When the World Thought California was an Island (Wired.com) – Did you know that for almost a century, cartographers charted California as an island?
- Monday Recap for April 14, 2014 – Last week’s recap
- Tax Records in Genealogy - Have you used tax records to further your genealogy research?