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New Jersey Genealogy: Social Security Death Index

Basic guide to Rutgers and other genealogical resources.

Social Security Death Index (SSDI)

Social Security Death Index
Database based on the Social Security Administration's Death Master File. Basic information on deceased individuals--the majority of whom died after 1962--who had a Social Security number and whose death was reported to the SSA. When available, information includes surname, given name, social security number, date of death, date of birth, last known residence, and the location to which the final benefit was sent.