There were 78 entrants with the correct answer to my questions, and almost everyone obeyed the rules to the letter. I saved them all in one email file folder, listed by email reception time.
After the contest was closed on Sunday night, I went to www.random.org and entered 78 into the maximum number field and clicked on the "Generate" button.
#46 was the winner! On my email list, the 46th entry was Debi Austen of Black Diamond, Washington.
I passed Debi's email to my contact at Ancestry.com, and then I emailed Debi with my congratulations.
As part of this contest sponsored by Ancestry.com, Debi can select one of her friends to win another 3-Month Ancestry.com World Explorer Membership. How cool is that?
Only one entry missed the right answer. The answer to the question was from the Social Security Death Index:
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