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Table 131
Allied Orders of the
Grand Army of the Republic -
Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War
Loran Bures
704 Virginia St.
El Segundo, CA 90245

AOGAR-SUVCWThe Allied Orders of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) is represented this year by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) and the Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (ASUVCW). They are descendents of Union Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Revenue Cutter Servicemen, who served between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865.

The Allied Orders of the GAR are patriotic and fraternal organizations, similar to the Grand Army of the Republic. The SUVCW was founded on November 12, 1881 and incorporated by Act of Congress August 20, 1954. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the legal heir to and representative of the Grand Army of the Republic. The Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War was founded in 1883. Membership is open to everyone ages six and up. To learn more about the SUVCW and the ASUVCW, please visit with us at table 131 in the Exhibit Hall.

Table 904
American Civil War Ancestor
Bruce D. Frail
National Graves Registration Officer
19 Briar Point Ave.
Coventry, RI 02816-5601





American Civil War AncestorAmerican Civil War Ancestor (ACWA) is a non-profit research company that performs full service research of the American Civil War which includes; Veteran Military Histories, Genealogical Studies, Regimental Histories, Veteran Burial Locations. ACWA offers Full Color Digital Photographing of complete Pension and Compiled Military Service Records for both Union and Confederate Veterans. ACWA will research and/or digitize any record or subject located at the National Archives and other east coast record repositories. ACWA does this for less money and we have a faster turnaround time than that of National Archives and Records Administration.

ACWA offers free assistance to our clients who are ordering new or replacement government headstones, ensuring their application meets the current guidelines of the Veteran’s Administration. ACWA provides free school educational programs on the American Civil War to elementary schools and also provide a free e-library of American Civil War primary source data on our website, www.ACWAncestor.org. ACWA also assists in the identification of unknown soldiers of all US conflicts. While we specialize in the American Civil War we research all US conflicts.             

Table 301-306, 309-312
Laura Power
360 West 4800 North
Provo, UT 84604


With more than 7 billion names and 26,000 searchable databases, Ancestry.com is the #1 online source for family history information, including the web's largest collection of historical records.
Table 104
Antelope Valley
Genealogical Society, Inc.
Helen Mendler
P.O. Box 1049
Lancaster, CA 93584-1049
AVGSAntelope Valley Genealogical Society, Inc. (AVGS) was organized in 1976. Our purpose is to encourage an interest in genealogy, preserve genealogical materials, and assist researchers with their research techniques. AVGS is a non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome - cash, library materials, genealogy books and histories, or your time.

Tables 708 & 709
Hudson Gunn
1010 West Kershaw St.
Ogden, UT 84401



At BillionGraves we are working to provide an expansive family history database for records and images from the world’s cemeteries—but it’s not something we can do alone. We need you to help us by collecting images from your local cemeteries and transcribing the information from those headstone images.

Help us make family history research more accessible to everyone. Take the BillionGraves.com iPhone/Android app with you when you go to the cemetery and contribute to the grave image database. Even if you don’t have the gadgets required to collect images for BillionGraves, you can still help build the database by transcribing the images so anyone, anywhere, can find ancestors’ graves with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Foyer Society Table Friday
Board for Certification of Genealogists
Board for Certification of Genealogists P.O. Box 14291
Washington, DC 20044
BCG LogoTo foster public confidence in genealogy as a respected branch of history by promoting an attainable, uniform standard of competence and ethics among genealogical practitioners, and by publicly recognizing persons who meet that standard.
Table 122
Boston University Online
Certificate in
Genealogical Research
Lee Maxey
140 Franklin St.
Duxbury, MA 02332
Boston UniversityThe Genealogical Research Program at Boston University's Center for Professional Education introduces current genealogical technologies and research methods that reflect the exacting standards and investigative best practices used by professionals. Developed in collaboration with - and taught by - some of the premier genealogists in the country, the Genealogical Research Program employs lectures, demonstrations, hands-on learning, workbook exercises, practice activities, and open discussions to help students identify and evaluate evidence, design research strategies, and write quality reports.

Table 102
Carl Boyer, 3rd,
Genealogical Publisher
P.O. Box 220333
Santa Clarita, CA 91322-0333

Publishing genealogies since 1971.
All titles are priced for clearance.

Table 121
British Isles Family History Society – USA
Lydia Jeffrey
2531 Sawtelle Blvd., PMB #309
Los Angeles, CA 90064-3124

British IslesThe British Isles Family History Society – U.S.A. (BIFHS–USA) is a nonprofit organization established to develop and promote the growth, study and exchange of ideas among people and organizations interested in genealogical and historical research and education relating to ancestry in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man.
Table 404
California African-American
Genealogical Society
Marjorie Sholes
P.O. Box 8442
Los Angeles, CA 90008-0442
The mission statement of CAAGS is to foster genealogical research and documentation through presentations, educational classes, state and national caucuses and publication of sound genealogical research.
Main Foyer Society Table (Saturday)
California Genealogical Society
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Oakland, CA 94612-3031
510.663.1358 phone
510.663.1596 fax


The California Genealogical Society, organized in San Francisco on February 12, 1898, is one of the premier genealogical resources in Northern California. The Library is rich in genealogy reference materials, both standard and unique, covering people and places in California and the rest of the country. The Society offers research services, online one-of-a-kind genealogical indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world.

Table 114
Society of Mayflower Descendants
in the State of California
Marcia Maloney
405 Fourteenth St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Mayflower CACalifornia Mayflower Society members have proven direct lineage to at least one Mayflower passenger.

In 1908, The California Mayflower Society was established. It has grown steadily to become the second largest state organization. We have an annual meeting in May, with local colonies holding regular luncheon meetings throughout the year.

Today there are 14 Colonies which hear speakers on historical topics, stage events, and in many ways contribute to the vitality of the organization.

Table 137
California State Genealogical
Alliance (CSGA)
Catherine Luijt
P.O. Box 10195
Oakland, CA 94610-0195
CSGAThe California State Genealogical Alliance serves as a statewide association of independent genealogical societies, individuals, and nonprofit organizations. The mission of the CSGA is to serve as an information source for the California genealogical community; form a communication link between societies and the genealogical community; and identify, assess, inventory, and preserve genealogical sources within the state.
Tables 508 & 509
Carlberg Press
Nancy Carlberg
1782 Beacon Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92804-4515

Carlberg Press is a small publisher specializing in practical, easy-to-use, how to books on genealogical research. Areas including U.S., Mexico and European countries. Our specialties include books on getting organized, overcoming dead ends, and name books with first names, variation of names, and nicknames for many countries.
Conference Center Kiosk
Conference Resource
5882 South Irvington Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74135
Toll Free: 866-813-2451
Fax: 918-599-0573

Conference Resource
Conference Resource provides on-site audio and video recording and duplication services for conferences and conventions across America. Every job, large or small, is handled with utmost attention. Allow us the opportunity to serve your next project. Over 25 years of experience and a history of satisfied customers point to our ability to provide exceptional audio and video related services. Let Conference Resource LLC earn your business!

You can order Jamboree 2011 and Jamboree 2012 recordings from the ConferenceResource website.

Table 405
Lisa Louise Cooke
Ms. Lisa Louise Cooke
Podcaster, Author, & Lecturer
2415 San Ramon Valley Blvd., #4104
San Ramon, CA 94583
GenealogyGems Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems podcast, a free online genealogy audio show at www.GenealogyGems.com and top ranked iTunes. Also in iTunes you will find her Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcast series that walk listeners through the research process. It offers a clear path for beginners, and in depth exploration of topics for advanced genealogists.

Tables 145 – 148
Creative Continuum
Tom Underhill
325 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

Creative ContinuumCreative Continuum is a full-service design and publishing company that differs from most short-run book designers. From project coaching and editing to scanning and digital photo retouching, from book design and layout to delivering beautifully-printed and bound finished books, Creative Continuum handles and manages the entire publishing process with you. After we design your book, we never leave you to find a printer, bindery or mailing service.

Creative Continuum specializes in printing high-quality custom family history books, journals, family tradition cookbooks and family reunion memories and scrapbooks. We do what we do with less of a maniacal overachieving drive to impress or please and more of a deeper understanding of just what having a book can mean to someone and their knowing that their life has been preserved for their posterity. Nothing more, nothing less. Visit our booth and take advantage of this opportunity to chat one-on-one with our publishing staff. Discuss your project—no matter what stage it is in and get design and content ideas. We offer many books for purchase to assist you through journey of publishing your book.

Table 107
Criminal Research Press
Ron Arons
4012 Whittle Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602

Author and vendor of books on genealogical research of criminals. Check out Ron's website for his fun line of Black Sheep items

Table 138
Czechoslovak Genealogical Society- International
David Hanush
California Representative
2307 Mesa Vista Ct.
Paso Robles, CA 93446-6315
The Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International promotes genealogical research and interest among people with ancestry in the Czechoslovak region as it was in 1918. To do this we collect and publish genealogical, cultural, and historical research materials and information, and we provide a variety of programs, services, and speakers to inform and assist members.

Table 108
Daughters of the American Revolution/
California State Society
Susan Barry
2001 Tondolea Lane
La Canada, CA 91011-1553

darDaughters of the American Revolution (DAR), founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

Table 144 (West Foyer)
Daughters of Union Veterans
of the Civil War, 1861-1865
Carole Morton
17233 Orozco St.
Granada Hills, CA 91344-1133

DAUVCWThe “daughters” of the DUVCW are direct lineal descendants of honorably discharged soldiers and sailors who served in the Union Army, Navy or Marine Corp and Revenue Cutter Service and those who died or were killed while serving in the armed services of the Union between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865. Dedicated to promoting education and patriotism and to perpetuating the memory of ancestors who served the Nation in the Civil War, the organization honors all Veterans through service projects that benefit the public at the local, state and national levels.

Table 133
Paul Larsen
1914 Pikes Dr.
St. George, UT 84770

Easy Family HistoryEasyFamilyHistory.com produces a widely-acclaimed comprehensive resource directory and step-by-step illustrated guidebook offering a wealth of invaluable resources, ideas, tips, and motivation to everyone on a journey to find one's roots.

Tables 111 & 112
Family Chart Masters
Janet Hovorka
P.O. Box 1080
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062


A wonderful, easy way to explain to your family members the research that has been accomplished. Family ChartMasters will also be selling their easy-to-use kits for beautiful decorative charts and Canvas Giclee fine art photo reproductions.
Tables 501-505, 510-512
Family Roots Publishing
Leland Meitzler
P.O. Box 830
Bountiful, UT 84011

Family Roots Publishing
Family Roots Publishing is owned and operated by Leland and Patty Meitzler. They publish the popular GenealogyBlog.com, as well as the German Map Guide book series, and other popular titles. Family Roots Publishing will be distributing a wide variety of genealogy book titles this year, specializing in how-to oriented books for the family historian.
Tables 801-803, 812
50 E. North Temple St., #594
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-0005


FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. For over 100 years, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide. Patrons may freely access our resources and service online at FamilySearch.org, or through over 4,500 family history centers in 70 countries, including the renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Table 301-306, 309-312
Family Tree Maker Software
Laura Power
360 West 4800 North
Provo, UT 84604

Family Tree Maker Family Tree Maker is the popular genealogy software available through Ancestry.com. The 2013 version can be used on Mac as well as Windows. TreeSync lets you link your desktop tree to an online version so you can access and update your tree on the go. New reports and chart options make it easier to share your tree with friends and family members.
Tables 506 & 507
Max Blankfeld
1445 North Loop West, Ste 820
Houston, TX 77008
FTDNAFamily Tree DNA is the world leader and main organization in the field of Genetic Genealogy that has been constantly developing the science that enables many genealogists around the world to advance their families' research.

Tables 905-910
(brightsolid online publishing)
Brian Speckart
1291 Electric Ave.
Venice, CA 90291


As you continue your journey of family history research, we aim to provide you with the best learning tools and site functionality possible to assist you.

We identified specific topics that require a particular approach or skills in order to be successful in your search and invited expert genealogists to contribute articles and real life examples. These cover subjects such as how to research family history when an adoption has taken place and the importance of citing your sources. We will be constantly adding to this list of educational articles.

We will be adding more and more tutorials and examples to the site and will shortly be launching a series of webinars on hot topics which you are invited to attend. These will be recorded and made available on the site for all users so you can catch up with a topic at a later date or refresh your memory.

Soon we will be adding a series of videos and tutorials covering specific aspects of genealogy.

We want to hear from you and understand what else you would like to see on our site. Please contact us and let us know the specific topics and useful tools you would like to see.

Table 505
Noelle Maestas
4025 Automation Way
Fort Collins, CO 80525

FlipPalFlip-Pal mobile scanner enables the genealogist to recreate stories by preserving historical moments, capturing genealogy documents, images, and celebrating family history. The Flip-Pal mobile scanner is for Memory Keepers who want to conveniently and reliably scan photos, documents and artwork so that they can be stored digitally and then shared with family and friends. Sales of the Flip-Pal mobile scanner and accessories will be at certified reseller booths at the show.

Tables 307 & 308
Gordon Atkinson
355 S. 520 W., Ste. 250
Lindon, UT 84042

Fold3Fold3 helps you find and share historical documents. We are able to bring you never-before-seen historic documents through our unique partnership with the National Archives and other institutions.

Table 105
French-Canadian Heritage
Society of California
Lin LaRochelle
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504

FCHSAThe French Canadian Heritage Society was formed to support the research needs of genealogists with French-Canadian ancestry. The French Canadian Heritage Society is sponsoring a special DNA project with over 200 members from all over this county, Canada, and France. Of these there are approximately 30 women.


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