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DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, March 7
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
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, March 8
Finding Your Ancestors in Virginia Research by Using 18th Century Records  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Classroom in the SAGHS Dwyer Center
Speaker: Nancy Brennan. Today's class focuses on Virginia's 18th Century records during 1700-1799. The class provides information on sources, books, websites, etc. for Virginia county development, westward migration, etc. It further identifies what records are available as many records are lost or diffucult to find. The program does not include researching Revolutionary War records.
 
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, March 11
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, March 14
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, March 14
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, March 21
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Roosevelt Auditorium
Today's Presentation is by James Earl, the son of long time San Antonio Genealogy and Historical Society member and contributor. James has set out to caputure the drama and complexity inherent in the Black Confederate Story via his book True Gray.
 
It is a little known fact that significant numbers of blacks supported the South in the late War between the States (Civil War to those from north of the Mason-Dixon line). Not just a few here and there, but thousands lent their support not only as laborers, teamsters and cooks, but as real armed soldiers as evidenced by military rosters, diaries, pension records and news accounts.
 
The business meeting follows today's program and includes the presentation of the Directors-At-Large 2020-2022 slate.


Saturday, March 21
Root's Magic Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Presenter: Anthony Barbieri. Today's workshop will present a beginner's overview of the Root's Magic computer software. It will then demonstrate the use of Root's Magic interface with Ancestry.com, Family Search.org and Genenet. Laptops are helpful but not required to attend this workshop.
 
Please register by calling the Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a SAGHS member's benefit but non-members are asked to contribute $5.00. Today's program occurs after lunch so that those who attended this morning's General SAGHS Meeting will have a chance to eat.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, April 4
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.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, April 8
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Classroom in the SAGHS Dwyer Center
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, April 11
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Classroom in the SAGHS Dwyer Center


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, April 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.


Library Closed
Sunday, April 12
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
Today the SAGHS Library is closed for Easter. It re-opens Monday, April 13th from 10am - 4pm.  The class normally scheduled for the second Sunday will be presented on 19 April (See below).


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 18
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Roosevelt Auditorium in the SAGHS Dwyer Center
Today's business meeting follows the program. Today's business includes voting on the candidates for Directors-At-Large 2020-2022 term.


Sunday, April 19
Pre- and Post- Civil War Migration  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Steve Mabie. This class will look at how techological and other changes impacted migration of families and aided the development of our nation.
 
Please note this class is held on the 3rd Sunday due to Easter occurring on the 2nd Sunday!
 
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.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I
Saturday, April 25
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
 
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.
 


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, April 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 2
Saturday, May 2
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
This is the second day, part 2, of the Beginner's Genealogy Class, for those who have already attended the previous Part 1.
 


Saturday, May 2
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, May 9
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Classroom in the SAGHS Dwyer Center


Saturday, May 9
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Computer Room in the 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.


Sunday, May 10
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
Today the SAGHS Library is closed for Mother's Day. It re-opens on Monday, May 11th from 10am - 4pm.


Wednesday, May 13
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, May 16
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Roosevelt Auditorium
The business meeting follows today's program.


Sunday, May 17
Probate Court Documents  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Jack Gatewood, former member of the Texas Bar. Today we will learn about family and circumstantial information available in probate court documents: testate and intestate estates, guardianships, trusts as well as practical definitions of legal jargon.
 
Once again, please note that due to the Mother's Day Holiday, this class is scheduled on the Third Sunday!
 
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.


Monday, May 25
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
Today, the Library is closed for Memorial Day. It re-opens Wednesday, May 26th from 10am - 7pm.



Saturday, June 6
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.


Wednesday, June 10
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, June 13
Founder's Day  (Founders' Day)
Fort Sam Houston Golf Club at 1050 Harry Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209 (phone # 210-222-9386)n
In addition to honoring our Founders, our wonderful volunteers and our new First Family "members", we will enjoy guest speaker, Paula Allen, History columnist for the San Antonio Express-News! Additional information will be coming soon.
 
Please note that this date is changed from the usual 3rd Saturday to the 2nd Saturday in June (the 13th).
 


Saturday, June 13
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom


Saturday, June 13
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, June 14
Researching Tennessee Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Classroom in the SAGHS Dwyer Center
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 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, June 20
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
Today, we close the Library to celebrate our Annual Founder's Day. It is also closed the next day for Father's Day. The Library re-opens Monday June 22nd from 10am - 4pm.


Saturday, June 20
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
Today's Founder's Day Activities is our June Membership Meeting. The next regular SAGHS Membership Meeting will be Saturday, September 19th.


Saturday, June 20
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
 
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 call the SAGHS Library at 1-210-342-5242 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.
 


Sunday, June 21
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for Father's Day. It re-opens June 22nd from 10am - 4pm.


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



Saturday, July 4
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for July 4th Holiday. It re-opens Sunday July 5th from 1 - 5 pm.


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


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.


Saturday, July 11
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom


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. 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.


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 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.



Saturday, August 1
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part I  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
 
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.
 


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.


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


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


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.


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.