Ready for a quick peek at SAGHS activities? 
To learn more about the specific programs, please view the listings in the Events Section.
  • Saturday, March 23 - Google Earth Special Interest Group
  • Tuesday, March 26 - DNA Consultation Hour
  • Saturday, March 30 - Grounds Day
  • Saturday, Arpil 6 - DNA Consultation Hour
  • Saturday, April 6 - Part 1 of Beginner's Genealogy Class
  • Tuesday, April 9 - SAGHS Board Meeting
  • Saturday, April 13 - Part 2 of Beginner's Genealogy Class
  • Sunday, April 14 - Using FamilySearch.com to Research Your Ancestors
  • Wednesday, April 17 - Family Tree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
  • Saturday, April 20 - SAGHS Membership Meeting
  • Sunday, April 21 - The Library is closed for Easter
  • Monday, April 22 - the Library re-opens at 10 am
  • Saturday, April 27 - Google Earth Special Interest Group


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New Book Coming Soon

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

 

 

In four sections, covering historical eras of settlement in Central Texas:             

Spanish Colonial, 

Mexican National, 

Republic of Texas

Early Statehood 

 

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.   

  • 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 presidio soldados, 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 names and locations. 

 

Preliminary Orders now being accepted by downloading the order form.

 

 

 



Use this link smile.amazon.com  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.


Library Hours

Library Hours
Monday          10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday    10 am – 7 pm
Saturday        10 am – 4 pm
Sunday           1 pm – 5 pm
 
Location: 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213
 
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






Upcoming
26 March
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
DNA Consultation Hour
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. 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 4th Tuesday of ...

30 March
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Grounds Day
Calling all volunteers to bring your workgloves and garden tools to prepare our SAGHS grounds for the spring and summer.  Enjoy a refreshment as a thank you for your help!   In case of rain, Grounds Day will be held Saturday, April 6th.

6 April
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Beginner Genealogy Class
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 ...

6 April
10:00 am
DNA Consultation Hour
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 ...