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Saturday, June 6
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
CANCELLED UNTIL JULY 18TH.
 
Moderator: Barbara Holmes.
Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend the SIG. This is a free offering for SAGHS members but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members. Registration may be made by emailing Education@txsaghs.org.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, June 6
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
LIMITED TO THE 10 Board Members in keeping with the current COVID-19 Guidelines.


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, June 6
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Video conferencing only!
 
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made only by emailing Education@txsaghs.org. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to have available your access codes to your DNA programs.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, June 10
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
LIMITED TO 6 ATTENDEES!
 
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. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at S.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling Scott Atkinson at 210-410-0382 or emailing S. atkinson@ieee.org as only those who are pre-registered people will be allowed to attend the program in keeping with the Covid-19 Guidelines. Thank you for understanding.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Saturday, June 13
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
CLOSED today to celebrate our Annual Founder's Day.  The Library re-opens pending available Librarian.


Saturday, June 13
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
Video conferencing only. To enroll, please email Education@txsaghs.org.

The next offfering is July 11th.


Saturday, June 13
Founder's Day  (Founders' Day)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
CHANGED TO VIDEO CONFERENCE. DUE TO COVOID-19 Our Annual Founder's Day Luncheon is cancelled. Instead it will be held as a General Membership Meeting with a virtual program presentation by Paula Allen, History columnist for the San Antonio Express-News!  The business meeting will follow Paula's review. Registration information will be provided before this event.
 
Please note that this date is changed from the usual 3rd Saturday to the 2nd Saturday in June (the 13th).
 


Sunday, June 14
Researching Tennessee Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
 
Speaker: Leslie Tomlinson. Finding your ancestors in Tennessee begins with knowing the lay of the land, understanding what records were created and why, and exploring creative ways of searching.
 
We ask that you pre-register to avoid cancellation by emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members whereas $10.00 is asked from non-members.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I
Saturday, June 20
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Limited to 3 Pre-registered Attendees AND Covid-19 precautions shall be followed!
 
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 towards an individualized education, the class is limited to 3 people.
 
Please note the change of the June class dates as previously published from the first two Saturdays in June to the 3rd and 4th June Saturdays. Thank you.
 
We ask that you email Education@txsagh.org to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by May 30, 2020. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.
 


Library Closed
Sunday, June 21
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for Father's Day. It re-opens pending available Librarian.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Saturday, June 27
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
 
This is the second day, part 2, of the Beginner's Genealogy Class, for those who have already attended the previous Part 1.
 



Library Closed
Saturday, July 4
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
LIBRARY CLOSED for July 4th Holiday. It re-opens pending Covid-19 Guidelines.


Saturday, July 4
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
CLOSED Library for the July 4th Holiday, hence the DNA Consultation Hour is not available. The next sessions are offered next Saturday, 11 July.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, July 8
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's 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. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 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, July 11
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, July 11
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Sunday, July 12
A DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Annette Graham. We had discussed maximizing your test results and fishing in all the DNA ponds. I've done a lot on the basic Ancestry DNA strategies but this class would be more about launching off the lily pad in your first DNA testing pond and utilizing all the resources available to help break down the brick walls.
 
We ask that you pre-register to avoid cancellation by calling SAGHS at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members whereas $10.00 is asked from non-members.


Saturday, July 18
SAGHS Membership Meetting  (Monthly Meetings)
There is no SAGHS Membership Meeting in July. The next meeting is Saturday, September 19th.


Saturday, July 18
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
 
Moderator: Barbara Holmes. Today's program is "Using Microsoft PowerPoint to create / preserve a digital Genealogical Story". The 1st Hour will cover the basics of a PowerrPoint slide show. Th 2nd Hour will create slides by importing the digital files you bring such as: photos, documents, pedigree charts.
 
Assuming there will still be COVID-19 restrictions, we may need to limit the number of attendees, to allow appropriate distancing. Masks should be worn as a courtesy to others attending. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend the SIG.
 
Participants who sign-up will be notified by Wednesday, July 15 to verify their registration is within our limits. A waiting list will be accepted, and used if there are cancellations. Please register by emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free offering for SAGHS members but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, July 25
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software as presented as an open discussion/review forum in this quarterly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
This is a free SAGHS membership offering but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members. In case of a last-minute cancellation due to the moderator's varied schedule, pre-registration with contact information is requested. This is done by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.



Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I
Saturday, August 1
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
To be announced
 
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 towards an individualized education, the class is limited to 3 people.
 
We ask that you call the SAGHS Library at 1-210-342-5242 to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by July 6, 2020. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.
 


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, August 1
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Saturday, August 8
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
To be announced
This is the second day, part 2, of the Beginner's Genealogy Class, for those who have already attended the previous Part 1.
 


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, August 8
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Civil War Military Records
Sunday, August 9
Civil War Military Records  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Larry Luckett. The specifics of the program to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register to avoid cancellation by calling SAGHS at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members whereas $10.00 is asked from non-members.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, August 12
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's 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. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 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.


Saturday, August 15
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
There is no SAGHS Membership Meeting in August. The next meeting is Saturday, September 19th.



Saturday, September 5
Computer Special Interest Group (SIG)  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator: Barbara Holmes. Today's computer topic to be announced.
Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend the SIG. This is a free offering for SAGHS members but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members. Registration may be made by calling the SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, September 5
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Monday, September 7
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for Labor Day. It re-opens Wednesday, September 9th from 10am - 7pm.


Wednesday, September 9
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's 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. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 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.


Saturday, September 12
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom


Saturday, September 12
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Sunday, September 13
The Challenge of Researching Your Irish Ancestors in Ireland  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Laura Grover. Due to the many conflicts in Ireland that has destroyed many records, today's class reviews what remaining sources are available to research your ancestors in Ireland.
 
We ask that you pre-register to avoid cancellation by calling SAGHS at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members whereas $10.00 is asked from non-members.


Saturday, September 19
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Roosevelt Auditorium
SAGHS General Membership Meeting
 Today's presentation is by James Earl, author of the True Gray. Jim will review what he learned to capture the drama and complexity inherent in the Black Confederate Story in his book. He spent extensive time to research this era to learn of those who supported the South during the Civl War. The business meeting will follow today's program



Saturday, October 3
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
To be announced
 
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 towards an individualized education, the class is limited to 3 people.
 
We ask that you call the SAGHS Library at 1-210-342-5242 to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by April 7, 2020. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


Saturday, October 3
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Saturday, October 10
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom


Saturday, October 10
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Sunday, October 11
NO Sunday Class Due to Annual Seminar  (Classes & Workshops)
See you at Seminar, October 24th!


Wednesday, October 14
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's 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. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 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.


Saturday, October 17
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
To be announced
This is the second part of the Beginner's Genealogy Class for those who are registered. The next class schedule will be announced for 2020.


Saturday, October 17
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software as presented as an open discussion/review forum in this quarterly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
This is a free SAGHS membership offering but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members. In case of a last-minute cancellation due to the moderator's varied schedule, pre-registration with contact information is requested. This is done by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.


Wednesday, October 21
Annual SAGHS Duplicate Book Sale  (Miscellaneous)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Now is the time to add some books to your personal genealogy library. Please visit to view these low-priced references that could become a valuble asset for your home collection.


Saturday, October 24
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
This month's SAGHS Membership Meeting is our Annual Seminar. The next Membership Meeting will be the 3rd Saturday of January 2021.


Saturday, October 24
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for our Annual Seminar. It re-opens Sunday October 25th from 1 - 5 pm.


Saturday, October 24
Annual Seminar  (Classes & Workshops)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location To Be Announced
This year's SAGHS Annual Seminar Speaker is J. Mark Lowe, CG, CGL. He is a professional genealogist, author, and lecturer who specializes in original records and manuscripts throughout the South.
 
Program deatils are pending.



Saturday, November 7
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. When DNA became another avenue to research our Ancestors, its newness created many questions. This one-on-one 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 and 2nd Saturday of the month. Registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11am,11am-12pm, and 12-1pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes!
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. If desired, one may bring their laptop as needed but it is not necessary to attend the hour with your questions.


Sunday, November 8
Courthouse Research in The United States  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: 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 resreach log.
 
We ask that you pre-register to avoid cancellation by calling SAGHS at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members whereas $10.00 is asked from non-members.