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Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society

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Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society

The Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society ...

Benefits[edit | edit source]

  • What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
  • What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members? Non members have free access to our website,free monthly programs that are of interest to genealogists and historians and free access to the extensive local genealogy/history collection of the Van Buren District Library in Decatur, Michigan.

History of the society[edit | edit source]

Society Officers[edit | edit source]

Society Projects[edit | edit source]

Current Projects[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Wiki Projects[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Wiki Page Adoptions[edit | edit source]

Past Projects[edit | edit source]

Blog[edit | edit source]

Facebook page[edit | edit source]

Publications[edit | edit source]

Newsletters[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Record collections or papers to which your society has access
    • How these records can help researchers (May link to a Wiki article connected with the location)
    • Where the record is located (online, on site, at nearby repositories)
    • How to access it from a distance (order information, if any)
  • Indexes for records about this area
    • Where the index is located (online, book, or on site)
  • Look ups, and copying records from local repositories, if any (here or in Q & A below)
    • Directions on how your society does this, and sends the information back to the patron

Events[edit | edit source]

  • (also include society trips to areas of interest here, in workshops, or in training below)

Society Meetings[edit | edit source]

Workshops[edit | edit source]

  • (also include presentations online, on site, or elsewhere about how to do research in your area)

Board Meetings[edit | edit source]

Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Frequently Asked Questions[edit | edit source]

Q. What are the directions to the society?
Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
May also include such items as: cost to join your society, how members access online records, free look ups, online meetings, newsletter queries, access to publications, or support from other members

Nearby or Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

  • (List each repository, link to it, and briefly describe their collection. Ideally list around 3 to 7 repositories, but this is flexible.)