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Solano County Genealogical Society to Host Guest Speaker

Apr 29, 2024 10:58AM ● By Solano County Genealogical Society News Release
Pictured here is a classic WWI cartoon, encouraging young men to enlist. Photo courtesy of KB Barcomb

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (MPG) - The Solano County Genealogical Society will host a virtual Speaker Series presentation on Saturday, May 4. 

Our speaker, KB Barcomb, will present “WWI Records, Resources, and Research Methods” at 11 a.m.

Discover the wartime and post-war experiences of your WWI ancestors. This program provides a comprehensive overview of the WWI records and resources currently available, especially those found online. Learn what they are and where they are. More importantly, learn strategies and methods that can help you effectively manage and analyze the wide variety of service-related information you are likely to find. This presentation includes case study examples and is designed to benefit all levels of research experience.

Guests are welcome to attend this free event. If interested, send an email to the society at [email protected] no later than 4 p.m., May 3, to request an invitation. More information on our events can be found on the society’s website at and the Facebook page.

KB Barcomb specializes in WWI and WW2 records, resources, and research methodology. Her focus is on understanding the context of military records, so as to better interpret and analyze their content. She teaches for the Applied Genealogy Institute and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. KB is a retired Army officer with over 20 years of active military service. She is a member of the Society for Military History and the Association of Professional Genealogists.