Jeffrey Vaillant

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Jeffrey Vaillant is a California-based genealogical researcher, author, and educator specializing in Civil War research. He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, and other lineage/genealogical societies, and his genealogical education over the last decade has included annual attendance at major institutes and conferences.


B.A. in History with English minor from the University of Redlands
Graduate studies in American Studies (History, Literature, Art History) at the University of Delaware (3 years)
Graduate study in Business at the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.

His genealogy educational background includes:
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) 9 years
Institute of Historic and Genealogical Research (IHGR) at Stamford University (Birmingham, AL) 3 years
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburg (GRIPitt) One year
as well as numerous national, regional and local conferences.


Teaching basic genealogy at local public library and presentations to local genealogy societies

Publications & BLOGs

Article published in Highland History Society (Scotland)