|For Immediate Release
January 05, 2006
Offers SSDI and World Place Finder for Free
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, January 5,
2006 - Progeny Software has announced it will be giving away the Social
Security Death Index research CD and World Place Finder program for free.
Customers only pay the cost of shipping and handling.
Valued at $45US, these products will be
available for free until February 28, 2006.
Customers can order these free products
Progeny's SSDI CD is unique because all
61-million names fit on a single CD, saving family researchers the trouble
of flipping back and forth between multiple CDs. As well, because all of
the data is stored on the CD, so no Internet connection is required.
Regularly priced at $29.95US, Progeny's
SSDI is described in more detail at:
World Place Finder is Progeny's
easy-to-use, place-name lookup program with over 3.3-million place names
from around the world.
Users can quickly find the correct
spelling of their ancestors' home towns and even see them on a map with
the MapQuest.com link.
Regularly priced at $14.95US, World Place
Finder is described in more detail at:
Progeny's single shipping and handling
charge of $6US ($10US for international orders) covers up to two CDs so
genealogists can order both free products for a single shipping charge.
Progeny's SSDI is an index to basic
information about persons with US Social Security numbers who are deceased
as of June 1999. An essential resource for novice and experienced
genealogists alike, the SSDI helps genealogists find information such as:
Social Security number, surname, given name, date of birth, date of death,
last known residence, date and place of issuance and location of last
With an SSDI number, genealogists may be
able to obtain a copy of an individual's Social Security application or
Instructions on how to obtain a copy of
this claims form, called the SS-5, along with a sample letter of request
are both included on Progeny's SSDI CD.
The World Place Finder program is a
gazetteer, or database, that consists of over 3.3-million place names from
around the world plus over 100,000 US churches and cemeteries. Too large
to download from the Internet, the World Place Finder program is available
only on CD-ROM.
With World Place Finder family historians
can quickly look-up towns and cities, counties and countries of where
their ancestors lived.
World Place Finder will provide the
correct and complete placename spelling including the county name.
World Place Finder will also identify the
exact latitude and longitude for each place, and the built-in link to
Mapquest.com will instantly show the location on a map.
For more information, contact:
Susan Pelton, Manager, Genealogy Products
Division Progeny Software Inc.
Tel (902) 684-1168