9 years ago this website came to be .. sharing the helpful details I came across in researching my Irish, Scottish and French family tree ..
Lots of interesting things discovered, and from the website sprang our annual (pre-COVID!) family reunion in Ottawa ..
Glad you’ve come along for the ride!
Never been to the international genealogy conference RootsTech in Salt Lake City?
2021 it will be all online … and free ..
Feb 25-27, 2021 .. you can register here ..
Prior to 2011, when randomized numbers started being issued, those first 3 numbers in a Social Security number revealed some important help for your family history.
Initially cards and numbers were issued to adults, where they were living… then in the 1950s they were issued to school children through their school.
If you’ve got a number for your ancestor, you’ve got a place of residence .. and somewhere to look for other records! …
Hopefully this map (thank you activitystory.com!) will help …
This website can also help decode the number …