A collection of tips for finding the people that dropped out of our lives.
Even from just a practical viewpoint, because they charge for “subscriptions”, very few who register maintain their paid subscriptions and so you will have difficulty contacting anyone. Further, just by viewing those who have registered in the past, will often result in them getting a email that “someone is looking for them” when in fact you may have no interest at all in contacting them, but the email will do its best to entice them to resubscribe to satisfy their curiosity.
Other social networking sites:
Even if the person you’re looking for isn’t a user on these services, their children or other relatives might be. On Facebook, for example, search using the surname and the hometown as keys. If the surname isn’t too common and the hometown isn’t too big, you might find someone who knows them.
Online vital records
- SSDI (Social Security Death Index)
- Obits (Google the name with the word “Obit”)
(this Knol is still under construction)