SAGHS Activities: A quick look for upcoming events

  • Until August 31 - SAGHS annual membership dues may be renewed to avoid cancellation before September 1 for those of you who have not paid yet.
  • 2022 Quilt tickets remain available for purchase for the winning ticket to be drawn at the SAGHS Seminar.
  • August 14 - Treasures to be Found in Find My Past Class by Laura Grover
  • August 20 (date changed from August 27) - Huguenot Consult Hours with Nancy Brennan
  • August 21 - Researching Missouri Ancestors Class by Daniel George
  • August 25 - Finding Collateral Ancestors in the Census by Using Excel Computer SIG with Martha Pomroy and Barbara Holmes

Video Replay of Recent Membership Meetings

Members - login to view the video replay of May's Meeting Program.
Look for the "May 2022 Members Meeting" link under "Members Only" in the left navigation.
The replay of the March Member Meeting with Teddy Roosevelt is also available.
Look for the "Teddy Roosevelt at SAGHS" link under "Members Only" in the left navigation.

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


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.


14 August
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Using Find My Past for Research
Instructor: Laura Grover. Today's class will provide an overview of the Find My Past website. Laura asks those with ancestors from Ireland, England and Scotland to bring your questions that could be searched during the class. Laptops may be helpful to use during this class.   Please pre-register by calling ...

20 August
10:30 am
Huguenot Consult Hours
Instructor: Nancy Brennan. To ensure good use of this hour consult, please bring your pedigree chart, research references or any other documents that may lead to assist in finding your French Huguenot ancestor.   Please note the change in dates - originally this offering was scheduled for 27 August but ...

21 August
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Researching Missouri Ancestors Class
Instructor: Daniel George. Today's class presents research techniques to finding your family ancestry in the Great State of Missouri. We will review sites, agencies and research assistance available within the state.   Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing A $5.00 contribution is requested from SAGHS members ...

25 August
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Finding Collateral Ancestors in the Census by Using Excel -- Computer SIG
Instructors: Martha Pomroy and Barbara Holmes. We will demonstrate techniques for downloading the census index into Excel to allow for ease of sorting and filtering your ancestors. It is advisable to bring your laptop and family tree information to enhance a better learning experience however laptops are not required to ...