Government Money: MyHeritage’s U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936–2007

Sharon Monson
Mar 26, 2024
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Record Types
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Surname / State Search
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Surname Search
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Additional Results
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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About this webinar

Following the money isn’t just for crimes — it solves genealogical research questions, too! The U.S. Social Security Claims and Applications Collection contains names of applicants, birth dates and places, and names of parents that include the mother’s maiden name. Need information? Find it here!

About the speakers

About the speakers

Sharon D. Monson is a professional genealogist, creator of the Genealogy Kit, and author of Shortcut to Genealogy Sources. She is a frequent  presenter at local, state and national conferences. Her extensive research experience in co
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MyHeritage is the leading global destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. Our platform and DNA kits make it easy for anyone, anywhere to embark on a meaningful journey into their past and treasure their family stories fo
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  1. PL
    Patricia Lewis
    3 weeks ago

    Very helpful. I have seen them as clues but didn’t know they had so much information. I will be taking a look at these files in the very near future.

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    Clara Lawver
    3 weeks ago

    Easy to listen to and understand, plus a good handout.

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  3. VR
    Veronica Reilly
    3 weeks ago

    The fact that MyHeritage puts so many different records together I did not realize. Makes researching so much easier.

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  4. RD
    Rosalyn Dowling
    3 weeks ago

    Very good & helpful presentations! Thank you, Sharon & Marion!

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  5. DD
    Diane Denoyer
    3 weeks ago

    Learned a lot about how to find items in the card collection. Looking forward to spending some time in the US SS Application and Claims files

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    Patricia Ellis
    3 weeks ago

    Really good

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    Terry Welch
    3 weeks ago

    very informational I’m still fairly new to my heritage but i have been doing research for many years.

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    Dusty Oess
    3 weeks ago

    what a big help for research

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