SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS
This came in from a South Carolina genealogy and history
site. It was so
good I thought I would share it with my Sellers cousins!
Front Street UMC <email@example.com>
p.s. Sorry I do not have more Sellers info to share, but I copy the mail
always in hope of finding something!
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Today I received a reply to my request for a copy of an individuals social
This info is wonderful. It gives: name, address, place of
birth date, birth place, father, mother, sex, color, date and signature.
To order send a letter requesting "a photo copy" of the persons
security application). Give what info you have. Name, Social Security #
Send a check for $7.00, $16.00 if you don't have the social security
Social Security Administration
Freedom of Information Officer
4-H-8 Annex Bldg.
6401 security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235
If you don't have the persons social security number go to
and check the Social Security Death Index FOR FREE.
Give it a try, I learned alot from my request.
Fw: [THE ROAD] IRS Letter Forwarding Program
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 04:57:12 -0700
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 06:56:42 -0500
This came on another list. Thought it might be helpful to some folks.
> IRS Letter Forwarding Program
> This program offers letter forwarding assistance to individuals who wish
> contact persons whose whereabouts are unknown to the inquirer and their
> Social Security Number is known. For humanitarian purposes (which
> financial entitlement) the IRS will search its data base for a recent
> address and forward the inquirer's letter to the missing person. This
> program is useful to individuals, pension plan administrators, financial
> institutions, and state and federal agencies who are attempting to locate
> individuals. However, this program does not apply to locating a party to
> pending litigation or for process service.
> The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is precluded under Codes Section 6103,
> (Disclosure Law) from giving addresses or other information to the
> individual who initiated the search. Tax returns and return information
> confidential information and therefore can not be disclosed without
> authorization. To divulge the disposition of a letter submitted for
> forwarding would indicate that the IRS had an address on file for an
> individual, and that the individual filed a return.
> Letter forwarding requests for assistance involving 49 or less individuals
> should be directed to the local IRS Office Attn: Disclosure Officer.
> is no charge for processing these requests. However, requests involving
> or more potential recipients, including multiple requests from a single
> requester, are processed under IRS Project 753, Computerized Mailout
> at the national office. These requests are queued at an IRS Service
> and there is a charge for this service.
> Requests for assistance or additional information should be directed to
> IRS Office of Governmental Liaison and Disclosure, Attn: Irving C. J.
> at 202-622-3324.
Re: Steve Salantai Name missing in S.S.I. Listing
Sat, 23 Feb 2002 18:15:48 -0700
Sat, 23 Feb 2002 19:16:12 -0600
"Ron Grassi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The SSDI has the place of residence listed for those people
who are on the
list. It doesn't necessarily mean they died there. Case in
I had found a man who was listed as passed away, and his
place of residence
was WaKeeney, Trego, KS. I tried calling the funeral home
there, and they
didn't handle the arrangements. LUCKILY, a lady I had
checked the newspaper, and found that he actually passed
away in Denver,
Colorado. So DON'T take the word of the SSDI when someone
passes away. Check
with funeral homes and cemeteries where they lived and MAKE
Sat, 23 Feb 2002 20:20:26 -0700
Sat, 23 Feb 2002 22:20:17 EST
Apparently the Social Security Department lists wherever the
check goes as the place of death. I handled all my 95 year
finances. We had a joint checking account from which I paid
the bills, and
the SS check was a direct deposit into that account and the
to my house. Imagine my surprise when I looked at my
father's information as
shown on the SSDI and found they show him as dying in the
town (and county)
in which I live. There is nothing on the internet index
that gives a clue
that he really died 45 miles from where I live and in a
county. I attached a Post-em to the SSDI telling what city
and county he
died in so years from now, anyone looking will know where to
get the correct