Marshall holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the UC Berkeley, where she taught for seven years. Later, she served as the director of the Family History Center in Lodi for 16 years, and she became an expert in genealogy and also the early history of California.
As part of her interests, she researched the era ancestors of the 1812 conflict.
She said 450,000 Americans fought in the war, including hundreds from state militias which, in theory, included all free adult males of military age.
On the opposing side were Canadians, British and a large proportion of Irish personnel.
Battles raged from Canada to New Orleans, involving much of the population as suppliers, freighters, soldiers and sailors, pensioners and widows.
Her remarks Monday will deal with the War of 1812 with stories about those who were involved in it.
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