Join the San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society for our  

60th Annual Seminar! 

Saturday, October 19, 2019
8:30 am to 4:00 pm


The immensely popular Michael Lacopo will present a variety
of topics that will interest genealogists and family historians of every level.  


The all day seminar will include four sessions: 

  • "More than the Census"
  • "Deconstructing Your Family Tree (re-evaluating evidence)"
  • “How to Overcome Brick Walls"
  • "I Am Poor, Obscure, Plain, and Little (invisible ancestors)"


Michael is a life-long resident of northern Indiana. He began his genealogical research in 1980.


His first published work appeared in 1985 with several books, journal articles and published contributions following.


He appeared in USA Today in 2000 and has lectured locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.


Dr. Lacopo has a varied and interesting ancestry and is a self-described “all-American mutt.”


Dr. Lacopo has research experience in numerous fields with particular strengths in research involving Mennonite families, Pennsylvania Germans and Midwest/Middle Atlantic research (IN, OH, IL, MI and PA), and genetic genealogy. 


He is proficient in reading German script and has a particular interest in immigrant ancestry



Registration prices: $55 Members, $60 non-members  

Online registration for Members:  Members MUST log in as a member to recieve the discount.


Price at the door is $55 Members; $60 Non-members. 


A box lunch meal is included with your registration. 


Checks may be sent or left at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213 or your reservation may be made online. 

If paying by mail or at the Library, download and fill out the registration form.


Mailing Address
San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society
Seminar Registration
911 Melissa Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78213-2024



Saturday, October 19 8:30 am to 4:00 pm 




Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church

308 Mt. Calvary Drive

San Antonio, TX 78209 


SAGHS Library:  210-342-5242