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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.

 


Saturday, September 25
Is it time to "wrap up" your genealogy?  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 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.

 

 



Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1
Sunday, September 26
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Wells. This two part class will 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 pre-register by mailing your check to SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024, or leaving your check at the Library during normal business hours. The deadline for registering is Saturday, September 18. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, October 2
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. 


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Sunday, October 3
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom.
Today will be the continuation and conclusion for the Beginner's Genealogy Class for those who attended part 1 of this class.


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, October 9
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. 


Tuesday, October 12 through Saturday, October 16
SAGHS Annual Book Sale  (Miscellaneous)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Now is the chance to increase your Genealogy Library by obtaining valuable research books and journals at a reduced cost. During September thru 2 October, the book and journal list was posted in the September SAGHS Newsletter for members to access. This gave one a chance to review the available choices and then order their wishes to Education@txsaghs.org. The items will then be available to obtain and pay for during the sale week of Tuesday, 12 October  thru Saturday 16 October. Book orders not received during the time will be avialable in the main Library until November 30th. At that time, the books will be returned to the collection for the 2022 book sale.


Library Closed for Annual Seminar
Saturday, October 16
Library Closed for Annual Seminar  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
Due to our Annual Seminar, the SAGHS Library is closed.
The Library will re-open on Sunday, October 17 from 1 - 5 pm.


Annual SAGHS Seminar
Saturday, October 16
Annual SAGHS Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
Our Guest Presenter for this year’s seminar is Patti Todd Gillespie!  For more information about Patti and the SAGHS Annual Seminar, click on the Home Tab.


Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, October 16
Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
This month's SAGHS Membership Meeting is our Annual Seminar! The next General Membership Meeting will be in January 2022.


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.

 




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. 


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 Hour
Saturday, December 4
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. 


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 Hour
Saturday, December 11
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. 


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!