I - Getting Started
II - Using Online Resources
III - Gathering Key Records
Federal Census Records
IV - Exploring Further
V - Sharing Information
VI - Quiz
Home Sources Checklist
5-Generation Ancestor Chart
4-Generation Ancestor Chart
Family Group Sheet
Birth Date Calculator
Town to County Database
Test Your Knowledge
2. The Social Security Death Index is a valuable database for
genealogical information because:
every American who obtained a Social Security Card is
The correct answer: it provides the Social Security number for each person
in the database which enables you to order a copy of
the individual's SS-5 application.
Only individuals who died after 1962 and whose deaths were reported to the
Social Security Administration are listed.
3. When researching female ancestors, which databases perform
most effectively when the MARRIED name is used?
Social Security Death Index and Ellis Island Database
RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project and FamilySearch
Ellis Island Database and FamilySearch
Social Security Death Index and RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project
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