Maureen: I just received your information concerning Mack Adkins. How can you get into this Social Security death index thing? Can you only get into this because they are dead? I am also looking for someone myself. Mack Adkins is my aunt's father, but her and my mother were half-sisters and my grandmother doesn't know no more about my grandfather than she does about Mac Adkins. I often where I get my looks from because I don't really look like the rest of my family. Thank you for taking time to send me this information. I have recently learned that the Mack Adkins I am looking for would also have a son named David also born in 1956 probably in Detroit Michigan. Mack was a married man when he was with my grandmother, she didn't know until it was too late. Any more ideas from anyone, I sure would appreciate because with my aunt having cancer, her time here on this earth is so precious and limited. May God bless you all especially the ones who are trying to help me on my search.