Presenting SAGHS activity information:
Upcoming Events:‚Äč
  • Sunday, July 25 - DNA Intermediate - Advanced DNA Class by Annette Graham
  • Tuesday, July 27 -Final day for Yearbook Picture Taking by Ray Weiland from 10 am -1 pm (walk-in hours at the Dwyer Center)
  • Tuesday, July 27 - Newspaper Research by Steve Mabie

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.

25 July
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
DNA Class - Part 2 - (Intermediate-Advanced)
Instructor: Annette Graham. Part 2 (Intermediate-Advanced) will build on the foundational skills of DNA testing and show attendees how to begin to apply the DNA data into their genealogical research. Students must have  a good understanding of DNA basics and have their test results before the beginning of this ...

7 August
10:00 am
DNA Consultation Hour
Moderator: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your ...

8 August
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Researching in Penn's Woods (aka Pennsylvania)
Instructor: Lloyd Shenburger. If your ancestors came to America in the 17th and 18th century, they probably came through Pennsylvania. They may have only stayed for a few years or many generations. Many of us have Pennsylvania ancestors. We will look at the types of records available and where to ...

11 August
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 ...