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The Migration Across America from the Revolution to the post-Civil War Great Migration
Sunday, September 27
The Migration Across America from the Revolution to the post-Civil War Great Migration  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Steve Mabie. This class addresses what occurred, when it occurred, how it occurred and how the technology changing over time impacted what occurred. It was these events that greatly aided in the development of our country.
 
We continue to follow the current Covid-19 Guidelines. We ask that you pre-register to avoid overcrowding and 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 1
Wednesday, September 30
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Wells.  This two-day series introduces the beginner family researcher to the basics of tracing 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.
 
We ask that you register by mailing or leaving your check at the library at 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024 by September 19, 2020. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members. A half hour lunch period is included in the time and one may be assisted if using the library to search after the class. The current Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, October 3
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The SAGHS 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.  Your laptop is highly encouraged to bring for use in the program but it is not necessary to attend.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. The Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Wednesday, October 7
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
 
This is the second part of the Beginner's Genealogy Class for those who are registered. The next program offering will be on three Sundays - January 17 (1-4pm), 24 (1-4pm) and 31(1-3pm). The Covid-19 guidelines continue to be followed.


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, October 10
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.  Your  laptop is highly encouraged to better understand the program but it is not necessary to attend.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. The Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.


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


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, October 14
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS 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. The Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, October 17
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator: Rob Lewis.
  • To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software in an open discussion/review format in this quarterly SIG.
  • Sources for digital historical maps - aids to help you locate an ancestor's home and/or land will also be discussed.
  • Laptops welcome but not required.
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.


Annual SAGHS Duplicate Book Sale
Tuesday, October 20 through Friday, October 23
Annual SAGHS Duplicate Book Sale  (Miscellaneous)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
This year, we offer a four-day opportunity to add some books to your personal genealogy library. You may visit the center to view these low-priced references that could become a valuable asset for your home collection. Also, as an added option in 2020, a book listing will be published in the September newsletter for you to select your books by 10 October. Please email your request(s) to
Education@txsaghs.org. They may then be picked up during the 4-day sale period with check or cash payment. Those books not obtained by November 15th will be returned to the selection.  The Covid-19 guidelines will continue to be followed for the safety of our SAGHS members.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
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.


Library Closed
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.


Annual Seminar
Saturday, October 24
Annual Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
A Virtual Presentation
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.
Registration for the Seminar began 1 September  thru 17 October 2020 via PayPal or mailing your check to SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. The cost for members is $30.00 but non-members pay $40. Your email address will be added to the presentation list so that you are able to access the program. Additionally, one may order quilt tickets with the Seminar registration!
 
Please visit the "Home" or "2020 Fall Seminar" sections of this SAGHS website for the Seminar details to include added available Webinars for the month of October. Thank you.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, November 7
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS 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 understaning but it is not necessary to attend the program. Covid-19 precautions continue.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Learning About Probate Court Documents
Sunday, November 8
Learning About Probate Court Documents  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center 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 guardianships, trusts as well as practical definitions of legal jargon.
 
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. We continue to practice the Covid-19 Guidelines with the use of facial masks, temperature checks and social distancing.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, November 11
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS 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 pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. Covid-19 Guidelines remain in vogue.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, November 14
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, November 14
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS 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. Please bring your laptop for a better learning experience however it is not required to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. Covid-19 Guidelines continue to be practiced


The Library is Closed
Wednesday, November 25
The Library is Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed today and will resume its regular hours on Saturday, November 28th from 10am - 4pm.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, December 5
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The Dwyer Center Classroom
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 10-11 am,11 am-12 pm, and 12-1 pm. Please be sure to bring your access codes to your DNA programs especially if you are not bringing your laptop with access codes although your laptop will provide a better understanding of your DNA questions.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. Laptops welcomed but not required. Covid-19 Guidelines remain in vogue.


Computer Special Interest Group
Saturday, December 5
Computer Special Interest Group  (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.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, December 9
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS 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 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. Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, December 12
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
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 however your laptop would provide a better understanding of your questions.
 
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. The Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.


Fold-3
Sunday, December 13
Fold-3  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Speaker: Julia George. 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. Covid-19 Guidelines continue to be followed.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, December 19
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
Please note our next SAGHS General Membership Meeting is in January 2021. Thank you...


Thursday, December 24 through Friday, December 25
Christmas Eve and Day Closure  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library is closed both days, December 24th and December 25th for the Christmas holiday. The Library re-opens Saturday, December 26th from 10 am - 4 pm for research.


Thursday, December 31 through Friday, January 1, 2021
New Year's Eve and Day Closure  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
Although these two days are not our usual Library research days, a reminder that the Library is closed for December 31st and January 1st. The Library will re-open Saturday, January 2nd from 10 am - 4 pm for research.
 



Sunday, January 17, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy - part 1 of 3 Classes  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stepanie Wells.  This will be a 3 part Sunday class offering to introduce the beginner family researcher to the basics of tracing 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. After the class, Stephanie will be available to assist class attendees to research in the SAGHS Library during these Sunday open hours.
 
We ask that you register by mailing or leaving your check at the library at 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024 by January 9, 2021. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.  Covid-19 Guidelines remain in practice.


Sunday, January 24, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2 of 3 Classes  (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. Covid-19 Guidelines continue.


Sunday, January 31, 2021
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 3 of 3 Classes  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Today is the last of the 3 day Beginner's Genealogy Classes for those who registered. Please note today's class ends at 3 pm to allow added research time in the SAGHS Library for those interested. Covid-19 Guidelines remain in vogue.