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>Subject: Quick Tips from Genealogy.com
>Quick Research Tips from Genealogy.com:
>Using the Social Security Death Index
>Searching the Social Security Death Index is an important step in locating
>20th century American family history information. With the Social Security
>Death Index, you can get details on an individual's birth date, death
>date, Social Security number, state/county code of residence, last
>residence zip code, and the zip code where the death benefit lump sum
>payment was sent.
>In addition, with a name, the Social Security number that you get from the
>Social Security Death Index, and $27, you can obtain a copy of the
>individual's original application for a Social Security card. This often
>contains much information of genealogical interest.
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>You can find out if your ancestors are in the Social Security Death Index
>without even leaving your computer! This free search will tell you whether
>your ancestor is actually listed in the Social Security Death Index.
>Once you find a listing for your ancestor, you can instantly create a
>letter requesting a copy of their application for a Social Security card
>(Form SS5) by clicking "Write It." Search the
>#2 Search on CD
>Or, if you want instant, anytime access to the Social Security Death Index
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>This Social Security tip was excerpted from the Learning Center at http://www.genealogy.com/rhonda012402.html
>Genealogy.com. To read the complete article,
>Misunderstanding SSDI and Social Security.
>And for further exploration: http://www.genealogy.com/tip3.html
> <http://lm.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=2019:2247604>Social Security
>Sleuthing : http://www.genealogy.com/79_pamela.html
> <http://lm.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=2020:2247604>Lesson Vital
> <http://lm.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=2021:2247604>Using Social
>Security Records http://www.genealogy.com/tip3.html
>FFebruary ebruary is Black History Month
>February Is Black History Month:
>The SSDI is an especially powerful tool for African-Americans who are
>searching for family roots, because it can help you trace the migrations
>of your family members. In the mid-twentieth century, many
>African-Americans moved to new cities in search of fresh opportunities.
>The SSDI can tell you where your relatives applied for Social Security
>cards-often hundreds or thousands of miles from the places where they were
>For more tips on African-American genealogy, visit the
><http://lm.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=2022:2247604>Learning Center on
> Genealogy.com also offers a CD-ROM index of African-Americans included http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/165facd.html?Welcome=1014398446
> in the 1870 U.S. Census (the first Census in which African-Americans were
> listed as citizens). Get more information or place your order by calling
> 1-800-548-1806 or visiting us online:
> in the 1870 U.S. Census.
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