Find Your Ancestors in Social Security Death Records! With over 90 million names, Social Security Death Records are an invaluable tool for family history enthusiasts. What are Social Security Death Records? A Social Security Death Record is created when the death of a person with a Social Security number is reported to the Social Security Administration (SSA) by loved ones, funeral homes, or other individuals. On death records, you find the name of the person, age, marital status, cause of death and the date and place of death and burial.

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