DECATUR — The general meeting of the Decatur Genealogical Society will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 1 p.m.
The speaker will be Gale Leonard who will be speaking on the topic of “Are You Really Polish?’ Leonard is a resident genealogists and has been a volunteer at ther library for several years. There will be a short meeting at 2:00 pm with refreshments and research time until 4:00 pm. Members will be on hand to help with research. The public is welcome.
The annual meeting will be held on Nov. 15 at Scovill Banquet Hall at 6:00 pm. The speaker will be Ms. Linda Hanabarger of Fayette County Genealogical and Historical Society, Vandalia, Illinois. She will be speaking on the book "Personal Recollections of Early Decatur" by Jane Martin Johns and the relationship between those who left the Vandalia area for Decatur (and took their money with them). More information willfollow at a later date.