SAGHS Activities

  • Wednesday, October 20 - The FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop with Scott Atkinson.
  • Sunday, October 24 - Is it time to 'wrap up' your genealogy? Class by Laura Grover

Book Now Available

First Families of Bexar County, Texas, edited by Larry W. Luckett

The book offers a collection of descendant lineages, personal  histories, and family narratives from residents of Béxar, San Antonio, and Bexar County prior to 1850.   


More details and how to order


Methods and Sources articles access

Members have asked for easy access to all "Methods and Sources" articles written by Leslie Tomlinson, CG.  These articles have appeared in some of our past newsletters.  All of these articles have now been uploaded to our website and will soon be available in the library.  To access them, click on the Events & Education tab and then choose Methods and Sources.

Use this link when shopping on Amazon and Amazon donates to San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society.

Obituaries update
The obituaries list from San Antonio newspapers has been updated to include deaths in 1961.

Come and visit our library!

Library Hours:
Monday 10 am - 4 pm    
Wednesday 10 am - 7 pm    
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm  
Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm
We are located at:
911 Melissa Dr, San Antonio, TX 78213
Convenient location, great parking, and easy to find.  
From I-410, exit onto Blanco Rd north.  Go 3/4 mile and turn left onto Melissa Dr.
The Dwyer Center is the first building on the north side of Melissa Dr, and the Library is the second building on the north side of Melissa Dr.  Please use the first driveway and park in any of the 28 marked parking spaces.
Phone: (210) 342-5242
Days closed: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Founders’ Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Fall Seminar, Thanksgiving Eve and Day, Christmas Eve and Day.


1 September
Got a Genealogical Research Problem? Why not try our NEW Research Registrar!!
SAGHS is pleased to announce we have a new Research Registrar and can now entertain members and non-members' genealogical research requests.  It’s real easy to use this service.  For more information,  go to Research Services.  

20 October
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend.    PLEASE ...

24 October
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Is it time to "wrap up" your genealogy?
Instructor: Laura Grover. Are you moving into your "Elder" years?  Is doing genealogy getting too complicated or too expensive? Have you collected volumes of paper you do not know what to do with? Are your kids not interested?   This class will be discussing these very common concerns and suggesting possible ...

3 November
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Computer SIG
Instructor: Barbara Holmes. Today's Computer SIG Topic is Using the Special Word Function for Columns, Tables, and Indents. In this session we will demonstrate how to create and use these columns; how to create tables; and creating/using the indent functions in MS Word. Laptops are encouraged for a better learning ...