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Got a Genealogical Research Problem?  Why not try our NEW Research Registrar!!
Wednesday, September 1 through Tuesday, November 30
Got a Genealogical Research Problem? Why not try our NEW Research Registrar!!  ()
SAGHS is pleased to announce we have a new Research Registrar and can now entertain members and non-members' genealogical research requests.  It’s real easy to use this service.  For more information,  go to Research Services.

 



FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, October 20
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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 note date change from 13 October to 20 October 2021.
 
Please contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Sunday, October 24
Is it time to "wrap up" your genealogy?  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom

Instructor: Laura Grover. Are you moving into your "Elder" years?  Is doing genealogy getting too complicated or too expensive? Have you collected volumes of paper you do not know what to do with? Are your kids not interested?

 

This class will be discussing these very common concerns and suggesting possible solutions for you and your family. Come join us!

 

We ask folks to pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org.  A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.

 




Wednesday, November 3
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Barbara Holmes. Today's Computer SIG Topic is Using the Special Word Function for Columns, Tables, and Indents. In this session we will demonstrate how to create and use these columns; how to create tables; and creating/using the indent functions in MS Word. Laptops are encouraged for a better learning experience.
 
This program is offered for in-person attendance and virtual for those interested by contacting Education@txsaghs.org. Please register by emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free program for members but we ask $5.00 from non-members.


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, November 6
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Saturday, November 6
Enhancing Your Research with YouTube  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Laura Grover. Today's program is about adding depth and context to your historical and genealogical research thru YouTube presentations.
 
We ask folks to pre-register for this class by calling the SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 donation from SAGHS Members and a $10.00 donation from non-members.


Sunday, November 7
Is it time to "wrap up" your genealogy?  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom

Instructor: Laura Grover. Are you moving into your "Elder" years?  Is doing genealogy getting too complicated or too expensive? Have you collected volumes of paper you do not know what to do with? Are your kids not interested?

 

This class will be discussing these very common concerns and suggesting possible solutions for you and your family. Come join us!

 

We ask folks to pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.



FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, November 10
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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 contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, November 13
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, November 13
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Courthouse Research in the United States
Sunday, November 14
Courthouse Research in the United States  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Cindy Kennedy. Come learn about the treasures to be found in courthouse research in the United States. Records to be discussed include taxation, land, court, probate, birth, marriage, death, and others. Additional topics will include how to investigate the location of records, courthouse protocols, and keeping a research log.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, November 20
Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
There is no Monthly Membership Meeting this month. The next meeting will be in January 2022.


Library Closed for Thanksgiving Eve and Day
Wednesday, November 24 through Thursday, November 25
Library Closed for Thanksgiving Eve and Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
Gobble, Gobble everyone!  The Thanksgiving Holiday is upon us & the Library will be closed on November 24 & 25. The Library will re-open on Saturday, November 27 from 10 am - 4 pm.  Have a Happy Thanksgiving!



DNA Consultation Hours
Saturday, December 4
DNA Consultation Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, December 8
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. Thus 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 contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members; we ask for a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, December 11
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hours
Saturday, December 11
DNA Consultation Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Researching New York thru the 1800s
Sunday, December 12
Researching New York thru the 1800s  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Steve Mabie. Today's program addresses where your ancestors lived and how to find them in the state of New York. Starting with the establishment of New Netherlands by the Dutch (1624 - 1664), through the English Colonial Period (1664 - 1783), and the growth of the Empire State.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, December 18
Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
There is no Monthly Membership Meeting this month. The next meeting will be in January 2022.


Library Closed for Christmas Eve and Day
Friday, December 24 through Saturday, December 25
Library Closed for Christmas Eve and Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
Happy Christmas Holiday to all!!  The SAGHS Library will be closed on December 24 & 25 and will re-open on Sunday, December 26 from 1 - 5 pm.  HO...HO...HO!!


Library Closed December 31 and January 1
Friday, December 31 through Saturday, January 1, 2022
Library Closed December 31 and January 1  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
Happy New Year Everyone!  The Library will be closed on both December 31st and January 1st.  The Library will re-open on Sunday, January 2nd from 1 - 5 pm.  Please enjoy your Holiday!



Saturday, January 8, 2022
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the  2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $20.00 donation from non-members.


Saturday, January 8, 2022
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


Sunday, January 9, 2022
Revolutionary War Research - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Peter Baron. Further information to be announced.


Wednesday, January 12, 2022
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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 contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


Saturday, January 15, 2022
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today's business meeting includes the selection of the Nominating Committee for the 2022 - 2024 Directors-At-Large Term.


Sunday, January 16, 2022
Revolutionary War Research - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Peter Baron. Further information to be announced.


Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Part-1 of a 2-Part Beginner's Genealogy Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Wells.This is part 1 of a 2-part Wednesday class to introduce the beginner family researcher to the basics of researching and documenting their ancestors. The basics of genealogy research will be presented with such topics as genealogical terms, forms, charts, census records, courthouses, plus the importance of citing your research sources.
 
Please pay and register by 8 January to insure adequate handouts. One may either mail their check or leave it  at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. The cost of the program is $40.00 for SAGHS members and $55.00 from non-members for the class and printed materials. A half-hour lunch period is included during this class day.


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Part-2 of Beginner's Genealogy Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
This is the second part of the Beginner's Genealogy Class for those who attended the first class.


Saturday, January 29, 2022
Find-a-Grave Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Barbara Johns. Topic and information to be announced.



Saturday, February 5, 2022
WikiTree Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. Further information to be announced.


Wednesday, February 9, 2022
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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 contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the Library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


Saturday, February 12, 2022
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $20.00 donation from non-members.


Saturday, February 12, 2022
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


Sunday, February 13, 2022
Fold-3 Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Julia George. Further information to be announced.


Saturday, February 19, 2022
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today the Nominating Committee will present a slate of nominees to the membership. Additional nominations may be made from the floor.


Sunday, February 20, 2022
Paleography Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Melissa Aylstock. Additional information to be announced.


Saturday, February 26, 2022
Quaker Research Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Barbara Johns. Topic and information to be announced.



Saturday, March 5, 2022
Ancestry.com DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.  Additional information to be announced. This class is limited to only 8 attendees.


Sunday, March 6, 2022
Using Google for Genealogy Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Wells. Additonal information to be announced.


Wednesday, March 9, 2022
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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 contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the Library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


Saturday, March 12, 2022
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask for a $10.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $20.00 donation from non-members. 


Saturday, March 12, 2022
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


Saturday, March 19, 2022
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today the Nominating Committee will present a slate of nominees to the membership. Additional nominations may be made from the floor. Then the nominations will be closed for the Election in April.


Sunday, March 20, 2022
How an Illegitimate Birth Could Be the Answer to a Genealogical Puzzle Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Steve Mabie. Added information to be announced.


Saturday, March 26, 2022
Military Research and Lineage Society Applications Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Larry Luckett.  Further information to be announced.



Saturday, April 2, 2022
Ancestry.com DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham. Further information to be forwarded. There is an 8 attendee limit to this offering


Sunday, April 3, 2022
DNA Basics Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham. Further information will be announced.


Saturday, April 9, 2022
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.  DNA has become another avenue for researching our Ancestors.  Getting the results of your DNA testing has sometimes caused confusion and created many questions. This one-on-one program with Annette is designed to help you interpret your results and how to use your DNA results with your research.
 
There are 3, one-hour sessions offered on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Registration can be made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are; 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  You will need to bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  You should bring your laptop for a better DNA understanding but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $20.00 donation from non-members. 


Saturday, April 9, 2022
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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 contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


Saturday, April 16, 2022
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today the business meeting includes the vote for the 2022 - 2024 Directors-At-Large Term.


Sunday, April 17, 2022
SAGHS Library Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
Today the Library is closed for Easter Sunday. It will re-open Monday, April 18th from 10 am - 4 pm.