Press releases and upcoming events that Craig R. Scott, CG is a part of and might be of interest to you.

Upcoming Events

Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree

Burbank, California

6 - 9 June 2013


Will speak on:


Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor

Pension Research You Stopped Too Soon

Basic Military Research

Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor

FGS 2013 Conference

Journey Through Generations

Fort Wayne, Indiana

August 21 to 24, 2013


Will speak on:


Records of Forts and Posts, Thursday

Compiling a Military Service Record, Saturday

The Indian Wars, Saturday


Will also be the Genealogical Speakers Guild breakfast speaker.

Recent Past Events

Craig will be the mentor for ProGen19.


This will be his third ProGen group, having mentored ProGen3 and ProGen12 in the past. 


The ProGen Study Groups are organized to encourage professional and aspiring genealogists to put into practice the principles found in Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers and Librarians, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills. This program employs an innovative method of collaborative learning focused on developing genealogical research skills and business practices.


For those unfamiliar with the ProGen Study Groups further information can be found at

Craig Scott to speak at David Library, Washington's Crossing, Pennsylvania


Craig will speak on Researching Your French and Indian War Ancestor and Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor at the David Library on December 1, 2012. This event is hosted by the Library and the Bucks County Genealogical Society. More information can be found at:


Craig Scott to speak at Alvin Sherman Library on Veteran's Day


Craig will be speaking on Researching a Civil War Ancestor at an all day seminar at the Alvin Sherman Library, NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 11, 2012. The event will also include Edward Lengel, American military historian, Editor-in-Chief Papers of George Washington, University of Virginia who will discuss Military Research in the Revolutionary War: A Guide to Research. Debbie Duay, DAR, will discuss Finding Revolutionary War Patriots. Harold W. Youmans, The Judge Advocate will discuss Finding Your War of 1812 Relatives. Nora Quinlan, Director of References, Alvin Sherman Library will discuss Sanborn Maps. It will be an interesting day.

NGS D.C. Research Tour


Craig will be helping to lead the 2012 National Genealogical Society Washington, D.C. research trip from the 12th through the 17th of November. This is the first time that the National Genealogical Society has sponsored an event of this type in D.C. It will focus on the use of the genealogical resources at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library, and the Library of Congress (LOC). Craig was asked to fill in when another team member was adversely affected by "Sandy".