Genealogy is an endlessly fascinating subject and so are members of genealogy groups. The Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society is no exception. And since so many of their events and meetings are open to the public, there's no obligation in getting to better know these folks.
Genealogy. Ever wonder about your family tree? Attend a Van Buren Regional Genealogy Society meeting and start the journey. The group meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at 200 N. Phelps St., Decatur. Visit the group's website at vbrgs.org and learn more.
Do you or your relatives have names like Andersson, Karlsson, Nilsson, or Eriksson? These are common Swedish last names. You can learn more about your background at the genealogy society.