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COVID-19 Guidelines
Monday, October 19 through Friday, April 30, 2021
COVID-19 Guidelines  ()
Please Note -- The San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society (SAGHS) will continue to follow all State and Local COVID-19 Guidelines.  As a courtesy to all others, masks are required while in the library or the Dwyer Center, and to maintain good social distancing practices.  Any changes will be announced when applicable.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, December 5
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members.
 
 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, December 9
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  ()
Today's Workshop is cancelled until 13 January 2021.


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, December 12
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 1- 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members.


Exploring Fold3
Sunday, December 13
Exploring Fold3  (Classes & Workshops)
Today's Class is Cancelled.


Christmas Eve and Day Closure
Thursday, December 24 through Friday, December 25
Christmas Eve and Day Closure  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
We hope everyone has a Very Happy & Merry Christmas!  The library will be closed on Christmas Eve and Day.  We will re-open on Saturday, December 26th from 10 am - 4 pm.


New Year's Eve and Day Closure
Thursday, December 31 through Friday, January 1, 2021
New Year's Eve and Day Closure  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The Library will be closed on December 31 and January 1, 2021. The Library will re-open Saturday, January 2nd from 10 am - 4 pm.  HAPPY NEW YEAR Everyone!!
 



SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, January 9, 2021
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center, Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, January 9, 2021
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center's 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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 
 


Researching City Records and Resources
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Researching City Records and Resources  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Pat Merk. Information on class content to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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, January 13, 2021
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 tool - the WikiTree. This monthly workshop continues to assist in answering your questions and solving problems using these software programs. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, and we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, January 16, 2021
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center, Roosevelt Auditorium
Presentation to be announced.  The Business Meeting will include the Nominating Committee Selection for the Election of 2021 - 2023 Officers, Treasurer and Recording Secretary.
 


Beginner's Genealogy - Part 1
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stepanie Wells.  This will be a 3-part Sunday 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.  At the conclusion of each class, Stephanie will be available to assist attendees with hands-on research in the SAGHS Library.
 
Please pre-register by mailing your check to SAGHS Library at 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024.  Or, stop by during normal business hours to register.  The deadline for registering is January 9, 2021. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
This is a continuation of the 3-part Beginner's Class for those who attended the January 17th class. 


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 3
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 3  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Today is the conclusion of the 3-day Beginner's Genealogy Classes. Please note today's class ends at 3 pm which will allow added research time in the SAGHS Library interested attendees. 
 



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, February 6, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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 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, February 13, 2021
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, February 13, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Researching Tennessee Ancestors - Part 1
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Researching Tennessee Ancestors - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Leslie Tomlinson, CG. Part 1: Location, location, location! Get to know the three grand divisions of the state and how they affected your ancestors. Learn how researching in Tennessee records differs from other places. We will explore the availability of records and where to find them.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.


Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center, Roosevelt Auditorium
Presentation to be announced. Business Meeting will present the nomination slate to elect the 2021 - 2023 Officers, Treasurer and Recording Secretary. Also, nominations for the election, may be taken from the floor.


Sunday, February 21, 2021
Researching Tennessee Ancestors - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Leslie Tomlinson, CG. Part 2: Today's focus is on specific record types and resources, how to find local newspaper archives, and what can be found in manuscript collections.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.



Thursday, March 4, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stepanie Wells.  This will be a 3-part Sunday 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.  At the conclusion of each class, Stephanie will be available to assist attendees with hands-on research in the SAGHS Library.
 
Please pre-register by mailing your check to SAGHS Library at 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024.  Or, stop by during normal business hours to register.  The deadline for registering and payment is February 20, 2021. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, March 6, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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 tool - the WikiTree. This monthly workshop continues to assist in answering your questions and solving problems using these software programs. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, and we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Thursday, March 11, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
This is day 2 for those who attended the class on March 4th.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, March 13, 2021
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center, Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, March 13, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Sunday, March 14, 2021
Mississippi Research including Migration from Alabama - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Jim Keith. Information on class content to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.


Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Monthly SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center, Roosevelt Auditorium
Presentation to be announced. Business Meeting will present the nomination slate to elect the 2021 - 2023 Officers, Treasurer and Recording Secretary. Also, nominations for the election, may be taken from the floor.


Sunday, March 28, 2021
Mississippi Research including Migration from Alabama - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Jim Keith. Information on class content to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, April 3, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Library Closed for Easter
Sunday, April 4, 2021
Library Closed for Easter  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for the Easter Holiday.  The Library will re-open on Monday, April 5th from 10 am - 4 pm.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, April 10, 2021
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, April 10, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are: 10-11 am, 11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm.  Please bring your DNA Access Codes for the DNA program you used.  If possible, bring your laptop for a better understanding of your results but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation if you are a SAGHS member and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Sunday, April 11, 2021
Newspaper Research on the Old Fulton New York Postcards site  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Cindy Kennedy. Do not be deterred by the title of the site. The owner of this site has digitized nearly 50 million pages of historic newspapers - many from New York State - but also from other areas of the United States. Come see the treasures to be found at Old Fulton New York Postcards! Laptops are encouraged but not required.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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, April 14, 2021
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 tool - the WikiTree. This monthly workshop continues to assist in answering your questions and solving problems using these software programs. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, and we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 17, 2021
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center, Roosevelt Auditorium
Presentation to be announced. Business Meeting includes the vote to elect the 2021 - 2023 Officers, Treasurer and Recording Secretary.


Sunday, April 18, 2021
Brick Walls Presentation  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Wells. Information on class content to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, May 1, 2021
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 1-210-342-5242. 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. 


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, May 8, 2021
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, May 8, 2021
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dywer 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 1-210-342-5242. 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. 


Library Closed for Mother's Day
Sunday, May 9, 2021
Library Closed for Mother's Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for research and will re-open Monday, May 10th from 10 am - 4 pm.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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 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 Membership Meeting
Saturday, May 15, 2021
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center's Roosevelt Auditorium.
Presentation to be announced. Business Meeting will follow.


Sunday, May 16, 2021
Introduction to Ancestry.com  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Julia George. Information on class content to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.


Sunday, May 23, 2021
Census Records Using Ancestry.com  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Julia George. Information on class content to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register  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.