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From: Melissa Barker <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Social Security Question
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 15:14:57 -0600
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Lisa,

Hello, what an interesting thought!! I have a copy of her death certificate, how would I go about submitting it to the SSA and getting her name released? Sincerely,Melissa BarkerGenealogist for Tennessee and KentuckyWebsite: www.freewebs.com/genealogyservices/ > From: > To: > Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 14:06:58 -0700> Subject: Re: [TGF] Social Security Question> > Melissa -> > My understanding is that the SSA may have information on her, but will not release her name to the SSDI until someone submits her death certificate, usually done by the funeral director, or the retirement home where she lived, or a family member. Perhaps no one did?> > Rather than trying to track backward to see if anyone submitted it, you could get faster results by ordering another copy of it and submitting it yourself.> Then they will close the file and release her name.> > Lisa> > -----Original Message-----> From: [mailto:] On Behalf Of Christy Fillerup> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 1:58 PM> To: > Subject: Re: [TGF] Social Security Question> > Hey Melissa,> > Did her husband have a job previous to the job where he was killed? I also considered the possibility of a military pension, but couldn't make the dates match up. I'm sure you considered that as well.> > Christy> ----- Original Message -----> From: "Melissa Barker" <>> To: <>> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 1:54 PM> Subject: [TGF] Social Security Question> > > >> > Hello List, Kind of slow on the list so thought I would pose a> > question.My great-great grandmother was Louis Estel (Debolt) LeMasters> > b. 2 April 1882 and d. 28 January 1952 in Akron, Summit County,> > Ohio.According to an interview her son (my grandfather) gave to the> > coroner during their investigation into her death, he states that she> > was "living on the income she received from her old age pension> > check".She can not be found on the Social Security Death Index, she> > never held a job in her life and her husband, Fenton Clark LeMasters,> > died 4 March 1914 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia from a> > tragic elevator accident. He had only been working at the factory for> > about 6 weeks, so she could not have been receiving a pension from his> > company.My question is this: Assuming her pension check was coming> > from the social security administration, would they have records of> > her even though she is not listed in the SSDI? Any other suggestions welcome.Before I send the required !> > fee to the social security admin. and request a search I though I> > would ask some of the best genealogists in the world, YOU, what they> > thought about this.As always thanks for any help and suggestions.> > Sincerely,Melissa BarkerGenealogist for Tennessee and KentuckyWebsite:> > www.freewebs.com/genealogyservices/> > _________________________________________________________________> > Send e-mail faster without improving your typing skills.> > http://windowslive.com/Explore/hotmail?ocid=TXT_TAGLM_WL_hotmail_acq_s>; > peed_122008> >> > -------------------------------> > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to> > with the word> > 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the> > message> > > -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message> > > -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
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