Video Replay of May Membership Meeting

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.

SAGHS Activities: A quick look for upcoming events

  • Monday, May 30 - The Library is closed for Memorial Day. It re-opens Wednesday, June 1 from 10 am - 7 pm.
  • Saturday, June 4 - FamilyTree DNA Subscription Class by Annette Graham. Due to the structure of the program, it is limited to only 8 attendees and please, no walk-ins.
  • Wednesday, June 8 - The FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop with Scott Atkinson
  • Saturday, June 11 - The DNA Consult Hours with Annette Graham
  • Saturday, June 11 - The SAGHS Board of Directors Meeting. All members are welcome to attend.
  • Sunday, June 12 - Using Class by Marianne Collier
  • Saturday, June 15 - The last day to pay and register for The Founders' Day Luncheon
  • Sunday, June 19 - The Library is closed for Father's Day. It re-opens on Monday, June 20 from 10 am - 4 pm.
  • Saturday, June 25 - The Founders' Day 63rd Birthday Celebration Luncheon!
  • Saturday, June 25 - The Library is closed for The Founders' Day Luncheon. It re-opens on Sunday, June 26 from 1 - 5 pm.
  • Sunday, June 26 - Organizing Your Research Class by Marianne Collier.
  • Tuesday, June 28 from 10 am - 12 pm - Yearbook Photos!

New Members - Join Now for $20

From now until the end of June, new members can join SAGHS for the prorated fee of $20. New joint memberships are now only $30.  Former members are also eligible for these prorated fees, provided they have not been members of the society for one full year (in other words, not since June 30, 2020 or earlier).

Your membership would end 30 June 2022.  Within 60 days after 1 July 2022, you would have to pay for a full year renewal.

To become a member, select "Join SAGHS" in the Left Navigation Bar.

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.


30 May
SAGHS Library Is Closed
Today the SAGHS Library is closed for Memorial Day. It will re-open on Wednesday, June 1st from 10 am - 7 pm.

4 June
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
FamilyTree Class
Instructor: Annette Graham. Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown FamilyTree matches in your match list? Do you need to know how to "sort your socks" (sort your matches)? Are you struggling to identify ancestors ...

8 June
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 ...

11 June
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Board Meeting