Eleanor Roosevelt, Norman Rockwell & Steve McQueen Obituaries

During this November week in American history a famous First Lady, a painter, and an actor died: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, American First Lady, died at 78 on 7 November 1962 Norman Perceval Rockwell, American painter, died at 84 on 8 November 1978 Terence Steven “Steve” McQueen, American actor, died at 50 on 7 November... (Read More)

SSDI Quiz: Understanding the U.S. Social Security Death Index

Introduction: Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background. In this guest blog post, Mary provides a fun quiz to see how well you know the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)—and the Social Security Death Index (SSDI) it maintains, an important resource for genealogists. Mary uses old newspaper articles... (Read More)