Use the Founders' Day link to the left in the orange navigation bar for more information and to make your reservation.
Presenting a several week review of SAGHS activities?
To learn more about the specific programs, please view the listings in the Events Section.
Saturday, May 25 - Google Earth SIG is cancelled until June 22nd
Monday, May 27 - Library Closed for Memorial Day
Wednesday, May 29 - The Library re-opens at 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday, June 1 - DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, June 1 - Part 1 of Beginner's Genealogy Class
Saturday, June 1 - Last day to Register, Pay and Select Meal Choice for Founder's Day!
Saturday, June 1 - Annual SAGHS Membership Renewal Begins thru 31 August 2019!
Saturday, June 8 - Part 2 of Beginner's Genealogy Class
Sunday, June 9 - Researching Mormon and Protestant Ancestors
Tuesday, June 11 - SAGHS Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 12 - FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop to introduce the 2019 FTM Software
Saturday, June 15 - Founder's Day Luncheon
Saturday, June 15 - Library Closed for Founder's Day
Sunday, June 16 - Library Closed for Father's Day
Monday, June 17 - SAGHS Library re-opens at 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday, June 22 - Google Earth SIG
Pay Your 2019-2020 Dues Online
ALMOST MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL TIME!
It will soon be time to renew your membership in SAGHS.
Beginning June 1, you may begin paying your dues for the year July 2019 through June 2020.
Renewal by paying with check:
You can bring or send your checks to the library. Dues are $40 for single memberships and $60 for joint.
Please enclose the application form, even if you have been a member for many years. It is important that we have up-to-date information about your mailing address, phone numbers, and email address.
Checks should be sent to SAGHS at 911 Melissa Dr., San Antonio, TX 78213-2024.
To renew on txsaghs.org:
Select the “Members Only” link in the left menu. Beginning on June 1, when you log in, you will be given the option to renew you membership(s). You will only be able to renew by credit card. Dues are $40 for single memberships and $60 for joint memberships.
Please make sure your mailing address, phone numbers, and email address are up to date on the renewal page.
Dues must be paid by August 31 to receive the fall issue of our journal.
New Book Coming Soon
First Families of Bexar County, Texas, edited by Larry W. Luckett
In four sections, covering historical eras of settlementin Central Texas:
Republic of Texas
The book offers a collection of descendant lineages, personal histories, and family narratives from residentsof Béxar, San Antonio, and Bexar County prior to 1850.
The book includes lineages on 51 ancestor families of 103 First Family descendants recognized in the first 20 years of the SAGHS rogram.
Ancestors include Spanish presidiosoldados, Mexican familias, Tejano pioneers, European colonizers, and Anglo-American immigrants.
Biographical sketches, historical narratives, photographs, and maps supplement the lineages.
Lineages are fully documented with source citations conforming to current genealogical standards.
Soft cover, 330 pages, full color covers,illustrated throughout;indexed by full namesand locations.
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
Last Day to Register, Pay and State Meal Choice
This year's Founder's Day, on June 15th at the Fort Sam Houston Golf Club, will honor 3 families in addition to our SAGHS Founders. The speaker will be Joe Davis who will talk about the Texas Rangers. Reservations by June 1st may be made either online, at ...
June 1, 2019 begins the renewal of our Annual Membership dues. In order to receive the July issue of Our Heritage, your dues need to be paid or else you will need to receive the journal at the Library when you make your renewal payment. This year is also very ...
Instructor: Barbara Johns. This two-day series introduces the beginner family researcher on how to trace the lives of their ancestors. One will learn such items as genealogical terms, forms and charts, census records, court houses, plus the importance of citing your research sources. Since this program is aimed towards ...
Moderator: Annette Graham. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This program is designed for individuals with question(s) on how to interpret or to use one's DNA results. These one-hour sessions are offered on the 1st Saturday of the ...