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Ancestry.com DNA Class
Saturday, October 1
Ancestry.com DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
 
This class is cancelled. The next one is November 5.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, October 8
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. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


Library is Closed
Saturday, October 15
Library is Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
The SAGHS Research Library is closed today due to our Annual Seminar. It will re-open on Sunday, October 16th from 2 - 5 pm.


Annual SAGHS Seminar
Saturday, October 15
Annual SAGHS Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium or by ZOOM
Annual Seminar  -  Saturday 15 October 2022    
                               Dwyer Center registration begins at 08:30 am
                               Attend In Person or by ZOOM
Presenter: Curt Witcher, Director of Special Collections, Allen Co. Public Library
Morning Sessions:
  • Doing effective Genealogical Research in Libraries
  • Mining the Mother Lode: Using Periodical Literature for Genealogical Research
Afternoon Sessions:
  • Historical Research Methodology: Engaging the Process to Find all the Answers.
  • Questions & Answers with Curt Witcher
Cost: In Person or Virtual $30.00 members, $35 non-members. Payment deadline is 10 October 2022.
(Free box lunch for in-person attendees! Or bring your own)


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, October 19
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.  Please note this is on the 3rd Wednesday due to Seminar and Book Sale Week on the 2nd Wednesday.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Alabama/Mississippi Consult Hours
Saturday, October 29
Alabama/Mississippi Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Jim Keith. Be ready to state your goal and the problem areas you are encountering in regard to your research. Please bring any documents, pedigree charts, or family group sheets to help show the issues you are having with your research. It will be helpful to know what resources you have already used up to this point.
 
 There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.
 
 



Ancestry.com DNA Class
Saturday, November 5
Ancestry.com DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.
Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown Ancestry.com DNA matches in your match list? Do you need to know how to "sort your socks" (sort your matches)? Are you struggling to identify ancestors 4-6 generations back? The limited seating workshop will allow us to work in a small group to show you how to get the most out of your DNA results. Each workshop will vary, depending on the attendees and their specific results and research goals. Attendees will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the nature of the class. You must have access to DNA results and active subscriptions to the specific database being highlighted in order to participate in the workshop. 
 
Due to the content of this class, it is limited to only 8 attendees! 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.
 
 


Part 1 of a 2-Part Beginner's Genealogy Class
Monday, November 7
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 Monday 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 22 October 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.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, November 9
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.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, November 12
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. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


Find-a-Grave Class
Sunday, November 13
Find-a-Grave Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Laura Grover. Why Find-a-Grave is a valuable research tool and how to use it wisely.
 
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.


Part-2 of Beginner's Genealogy Class
Monday, November 14
Part-2 of Beginner's Genealogy Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
This is the second part of the Beginner's Genealogy Class for those who attended the first class.


Tuesday, November 15
Computer SIG: Basics & Creating a Photo Log (No math!)  (Annual Seminar)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Barbara Holmes. The first hour will focus on the Excel basics, creating a table, merging & splitting cells, sorting & filtering.  The second hour we will develop a log to be used in documenting the details of our precious photos. Included will be how to insert and/or link the photo into the log, as one desires. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend
 
This is a free benefit for SAGHS Members. Non-members are required to pay a $5.00 donation. Please pre-register by calling the Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org


Library Thanksgiving Hours
Wednesday, November 23 through Thursday, November 24
Library Thanksgiving Hours  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! The SAGHS Research Library will close at 2 pm today for Thanksgiving Eve. It remains closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 24th). The Library will re-open on Saturday, November 26th from 10 am - 4 pm.



DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, December 3
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. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


Using Ancestry.com Class
Sunday, December 4
Using Ancestry.com Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Marianne Collier. This class will present ways to do research within its indexes and original records without using your family trees in Ancestry.com. and its HINTS. Remember that Genealogy is a science of Names, Dates and Places and we are doing Family History. I will demonstrate and walk you through the records, using Census, birth and death records, Burial records, land and probate records, hopefully so you can locate additional historical records of your family.
 
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.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, December 10
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
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 this month on the 1st and 2nd Saturday. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, December 14
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.


Library is Closed
Saturday, December 24 through Sunday, December 25
Library is Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
This weekend the SAGHS Research Library is closed for the Christmas Holiday. It will re-open on Monday, December 26th from 10 am - 4 pm. We hope you had a nicer Holiday this year than last.


Library is Closed
Saturday, December 31 through Sunday, January 1, 2023
Library is Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
The SAGHS Research Library will close at 2 pm on New Year's Eve and will remain closed on 1 January for New Year's Day. The Library will re-open on Monday, January 2nd from 10 am - 4 pm.
Happy New Year!