29 April 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Speaker: Craig Roberts Scott MA, CG, FUGA

Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA is the author of The 'Lost Pensions': Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 (Revised) and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised). He has authored 14 books and several articles in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Family Chronicle and other genealogical publications. He is the President and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm with over 5,300 titles in print. A professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than 30 years, he specializes in records of the National Archives, especially those that relate to the military.

He was the Clan Scott Genealogist (1985-2000). He is a member of the Company of Military Historians, on the editorial board of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, and is a Director of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He has been a faculty member for several years of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, and recently the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh. He was awarded the Grahame T. Smallwood, Jr. Award in 2008 and UGA Silver Tray Award in 2009. He became a fellow, Utah Genealogical Association in 2014.

FR001 Friday June 5, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Researching a Civil War Prisoner of War
Focuses on how to properly research a Civil War Prisoner of War, both Union and Confederate.

FR010 Friday June 5, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Civil War Medical Research
Many medical records are found outside of compiled military service records. This lecture will lead you to them.

FR028 Friday June 5, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Researching a World War I Ancestor
Techniques for getting around the 1973 St. Louis fire while researching your WWI ancestor.

SA002 Saturday June 6, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Epidemics and Pandemics
Epidemics and Pandemics impact our genealogical research. We just have to know how.

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