If you need information on someone who received a
benefit, you will need the person's name, date of
birth, and date of death -- month and year will do.
It costs $27.00 with a Soc. Sec.#, $29.00 without a
Soc. Sec.#. It will give you a copy of the original
application. This may have parent's names, country of
origin. Send request, with payment, to
Social Security Administration,
Office of Central records Operations,
300 N. Greene St,
Baltimore, MD 21290.