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13096Re: [Genealogy Research Club] Massachusettes archives

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  • Mary E. Conley
    Sep 29, 2009
      The visited the library in Lowell Massachusetts 2 years ago and they had microfilm that goes back a long way.  My McCracken family lived there and I found my gr-gr-grandmother's obit as well as one of their daughters.  They also have an online website but you have to be at the library or have a local library card, or that was the rules then.

      Roseville, California

      --- On Mon, 9/28/09, Jean S <realmomabear@...> wrote:

      From: Jean S <realmomabear@...>
      Subject: Re: [Genealogy Research Club] Massachusettes archives
      To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Monday, September 28, 2009, 5:41 AM


      The SS-5 is the Application for Social Security Card form that everyone has to complete in order to get a social security number. It has lots of information in the ancestors handwriting.
      Unfortunatly the cost is $27 for a copy of the original form or $16 for something called a Numident(an abstract) printout. You'll have to complete the ssa-711 form from ssa (link is below), complete it and then send it in.

      The information about this can be found at http://ssa-custhelp .ssa.gov/ cgi-bin/ssa. cfg/php/enduser/ std_adp.php? p_faqid=118& p_created= 955556648& p_sid=t47LM59i& p_lva=&p_ sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmc F9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX 2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX 3Jvd19jbnQ9NyZwX 3Byb2RzPSZwX2Nhd HM9MTA5LDIyJnBfc HY9JnBfY3Y9Mi4yM iZwX3NlYXJjaF90e XBlPWFuc3dlcnMuc 2VhcmNoX25sJnBfc GFnZT0x&p_ li=&p_topview= 1

      The SSA-711 can be found at http://www.socialse curity.gov/ online/ssa- 711.pdf

      Hope this helps,


      --- In genealogyresearchcl ub@yahoogroups. com, "Deb" <debjack216@ ...> wrote:
      > Thank you I will check it out. What is SS5?
      > I will email the paper asap. I live in Ohio and I don't go back that often.
      > --- In genealogyresearchcl ub@yahoogroups. com, "Jean S" <realmomabear@ > wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Here is the web addy for the Tribune : http://plus. eagletribune. com/cgi-bin/ etwwl06.pl? free+free+ free+sec- etwwl06+lawrence list.ss-wwl. They only post the obits online for 90 days from the first printing. They do have a contact us tab. Suggest you call/write/e- mail them to ask them if they might have a copy, somewhere of the paper going back to 1973. If so, then ask them if someone is available who would do a look-up for you for Albert's obit, or notice of his death for up to 2 weeks after his death (or for the entire month if you do not have the date of death.)
      > >
      > > Unfortunately, The Lowell Sun only goes back as far as 7/9/2002.
      > > I do not know if you live in the area of Lawrence or Lowell, Or even if you are in Mass at all. Otherwise I would suggest one of the libraries.
      > > Were you able to find Albert listed on the SSDI?? (Social Security Death Index). That will, at least, confirm his DoD, the you can order a copy of his SS-5.
      > >
      > > Jean
      > >
      > > --- In genealogyresearchcl ub@yahoogroups. com, "Deb" <debjack216@ > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Do you know of anyone or any site that might be able to help me?
      > > >
      > > > --- In genealogyresearchcl ub@yahoogroups. com, "mccgram" <mccgram@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > LOL, we all do it,, not to worry
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >

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