SSN Search Links
- Social Security Death Index
This is the engine you can use to search by social security or by last name and get information about deceased social security numbers
- Free SSN Validator
This is a handy tool that you can use to verify or validate social security numbers for free. It will cross-check the number against the death index to qualify the number is legal and valid. It will also provide you with the state of issuance, the year of issuance and additional basic information (but not the name unless the person is deceased).