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From: "David C. Richardson" <>
Subject: Re: Interpretation of Social Security Death Index
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 18:23:31 -0400
in order to receive a death benefit there must be a living spouse of minor child. without either no benefit is paid so no location can be given.
"BUCHANAN, Craig" wrote:
> Hello List,
> I have a social security death index search result from Ancestry.Com. It
> lists name, born, died, residence, ssn, and issued. But under "Last Benefit"
> it says "(No Location Given)".
> According to the description, the index "contains records for those for whom
> the lump sum death benefit was paid". So my question is how can the "Last
> Benefit" not have a location?
> My problem is that the residence listed is Boston, MA but the state doesn't
> have a record of the death (by name or SSN). So I have no idea where else to
> Thanks for any insight.
> - Craig Buchanan
David C. Richardson (wife Emma)
130 Gingercake Ct.
Fayetteville GA 30214-7600
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