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Free Webinar: Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestor

Join us July 3, 2020 @ 12:00 am – July 5, 2020 @ 11:59 pm for a free recorded webinar featuring Craig R. Scott.

About the Webinar

North Carolinians were active participants in the Revolutionary War, providing men, supplies, and support for the revolutionary cause. Records were created before, during, and after the war. There is more to research than compiled military service records and pension application files, such as public claims, pension ledgers, and pension payment vouchers. Records are found in the National Archives, Ancestry.com, Fold3.com, the North Carolina State Library and Archives, and in some unexpected places. Clues to information on ancestors and descendants can be found in the lineage application papers of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Sons of the American Revolution.


About the Speaker

Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG®, FUGA, has been a professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than thirty years. He specializes in the records of the National Archives. He is a member of the Company of Military Historians and is on the editorial board of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. He has authored seventeen books and several articles in the National Genealogical Society QuarterlyFamily 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.

Craig has been a faculty member for several years of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University; the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy; and the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh. He was awarded the Grahame T. Smallwood Jr. Award of Merit in 2008 and UGA Silver Tray Award in 2009. He became a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association in 2014.This webinar is always accessible on the website to NCGS members as a member benefit.


This webinar is always accessible on the website to NCGS members as a member benefit.