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Find-a-Grave Consult Hours
Saturday, January 29
Find-a-Grave Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Barbara Johns. Barbara will be available for three one-hour sessions to discuss how to use the website, Find-a-Grave as a research tool. Participants are asked to bring their family tree either handwritten or on a digital device. The attendee also needs to provide the ancestors' names, the years of birth and death and at least the state where the ancestor(s) died. Find-a-Grave allows for wide searches in birth and death dates and locations but having these vital statistics will make the research faster.
 
 There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.



Why use WikiTree.com?
Saturday, February 5
Why use WikiTree.com?  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. Come learn what WikiTree.com does better than any other genealogy programs! Why are 28 million people listed? What over a half million genealogists can do for you? Learn the basics as to what it can do for your genealogical research. Learn more about your greater family connections and relationships. Come and learn!
 
Some of you may also wish to bring their laptops for use during this class but they are not required. This 4 hour class includes a 1/2 hour break from 12 -12:30 pm.
 
We ask folks to pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. Since this is a 4-hour class, we ask for a $10.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $15.00 donation from non-members.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, February 9
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. 
 
Please contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the Library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, February 12
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: 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.
 
Instructor: 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  2nd Saturday of each month. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


Fold-3 Class
Sunday, February 13
Fold-3 Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Julia George. Fold-3 can appear daunting at first meeting. This class will explore how to succesfully navigate the many facets of this valuable website.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 


Computer SIG - Basics of Computer Files and Management
Wednesday, February 16
Computer SIG - Basics of Computer Files and Management  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructors: Scott Atkinson and Barbara Holmes. This SIG will cover the basics of computer files and the tools to manage them. It includes: types of files, storing them, working with them, copying them, transferring them and deleting them. Laptops are enouraged for a better program understanding but not needed to attend.
 
Please register by calling the SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free membership benefit but we ask a $5.00 contribution from non-members.


The 1950 Census Research Class
Wednesday, February 16
The 1950 Census Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructors: Laura Grover and Barbara Holmes. Additional information to be posted.
 
 We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


SAGHS General Membership Meeting
Saturday, February 19
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today the Nominating Committee will present a slate of nominees to the membership. Additional nominations may be made from the floor.


Paleography Class
Sunday, February 20
Paleography Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Melissa Aylstock. Paleography is the study of writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts.  Melissa will show examples of this early writing to assist in your research.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


Quaker Research Consult Hours
Saturday, February 26
Quaker Research Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Barbara Johns. Please bring all information you have about the Quaker ancestors you are seeking. We will discuss the variety of resources available that might confirm your heritage. The instructor, Barbara Hawkins Johns, is a descendant of Quakers from both of her parents.
 
There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.
 
 



Ancestry.com DNA Class
Saturday, March 5
Ancestry.com DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham. 
Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown Ancestry.com DNA matches in your match list? Do you need to know how to "sort your socks" (sort your matches)? Are you struggling to identify ancestors 4-6 generations back? The limited seating workshop will allow us to work in a small group to show you how to get the most out of your DNA results. Each workshop will vary, depending on the attendees and their specific results and research goals. Attendees will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the nature of the class. You must have access to DNA results and active subscriptions to the specific database being highlighted in order to participate in the workshop. 
 
Due to the content of this class, it is limited to only 8 attendees! We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 
 


Using Google for Genealogy Research Class
Sunday, March 6
Using Google for Genealogy Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Stephanie Wells. Additonal information to be announced at a later time.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 
 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, March 9
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. 
 
Please contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the Library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


The 1950 Census Research Class
Friday, March 11
The 1950 Census Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructors: Laura Grover and Barbara Holmes. Additional information to be posted.
 
 We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, March 12
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: 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.
 
Instructor: 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  2nd Saturday of each month. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


SAGHS General Membership Meeting
Saturday, March 19
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today the Nominating Committee will present a slate of nominees to the membership. Additional nominations may be made from the floor. Then the nominations will be closed for the Election in April.


How an Illegitimate Birth Could Be the Answer to a Genealogical Puzzle Class
Sunday, March 20
How an Illegitimate Birth Could Be the Answer to a Genealogical Puzzle Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Steve Mabie. Illegitimate births are not a new phenomenon, but cultural changes associated with them must be considered when trying to solve genealogical puzzles.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


Military Research and Lineage Society Applications Consult Hours
Saturday, March 26
Military Research and Lineage Society Applications Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Larry Luckett, retired US Army Officer and Registrar of the David Crockett Chapter of the General Society of the War of 1812. 
 
Military service and pension records are special resources to provide support to your application to join a military-based lineage society such as the Daughters/Sons of the Republic of Texas, the Daughters/Sons of the American Revolution, and other societies based on U.S. war service. And the generations between you and your ancestor also require resources and substantiation to support your application. This one-on-one program with Larry is designed to help you begin, move forward, or finalize your application to a military service-based lineage society.
 
Please bring your pedigree charts and all research information for assistance in applying for your selected lineage society for assistance in obtaining your goal.
 
There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.
 



Ancestry.com DNA Class
Saturday, April 2
Ancestry.com DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.
Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown Ancestry.com DNA matches in your match list? Do you need to know how to "sort your socks" (sort your matches)? Are you struggling to identify ancestors 4-6 generations back? The limited seating workshop will allow us to work in a small group to show you how to get the most out of your DNA results. Each workshop will vary, depending on the attendees and their specific results and research goals. Attendees will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the nature of the class. You must have access to DNA results and active subscriptions to the specific database being highlighted in order to participate in the workshop. 
 
Due to the content of this class, it is limited to only 8 attendees! We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 
 


DNA Basics Class
Sunday, April 3
DNA Basics Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham. Further information will be announced at a later time.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, April 9
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: 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.
 
Instructor: 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  2nd Saturday of each month. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


The 1950 Census Research Class
Sunday, April 10
The 1950 Census Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dywer Center Classroom
Instructors: Laura Grover and Barbara Holmes. Further information to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


The 1950 Census Research Class
The 1950 Census Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructors: Laura Grover and Barbara Holmes. Further information to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, April 13
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. 
 
Please contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


SAGHS General Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 16
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today the business meeting includes the vote for the 2022 - 2024 Directors-At-Large Term.


SAGHS Library Closed
Sunday, April 17
SAGHS Library Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
Today the Library is closed for Easter Sunday. It will re-open Monday, April 18th from 10 am - 4 pm.


Irish Research Class
Sunday, April 24
Irish Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Laura Grover. Today reviews the latest database creations and internet postings on Irish genealogy; what are the latest discoveries wtih Irish DNA groups and what the recent archeological diggings have unearthed and what that tells us about early Ireland and her people.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 


South Carolina Consult Hours
Saturday, April 30
South Carolina Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Marianne Collier. Please bring your pedigree chart and any other information that you have about searching for your South Carolina ancestor. Any added documents such as land deeds, wills or any other documnents that describe your search will be very helpful.
 
There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.
 



Preserving Family Documents
Sunday, May 1
Preserving Family Documents  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classrooom
Instructor: Laura Grover. Further information to be announced.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 


23 and Me DNA Class
Saturday, May 7
23 and Me DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.
Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown 23 and Me DNA matches in your match list? Do you need to know how to "sort your socks" (sort your matches)? Are you struggling to identify ancestors 4-6 generations back? The limited seating workshop will allow us to work in a small group to show you how to get the most out of your DNA results. Each workshop will vary, depending on the attendees and their specific results and research goals. Attendees will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the nature of the class. You must have access to DNA results and active subscriptions to the specific database being highlighted in order to participate in the workshop. 
 
Due to the content of this class, it is limited to only 8 attendees! We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 
 


SAGHS Library Is Closed
Sunday, May 8
SAGHS Library Is Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
Today the Library is closed for Mother's Day Celebration. It will re-open Monday, April 9th from 10 am - 4 pm.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, May 11
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. 
 
Please contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5.00 donation from non-members.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, May 14
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: 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.
 
Instructor: 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  2nd Saturday of each month. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


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


A Panel of Individuals Explain Their Step-By-Step Experiences to Resolve a Personal Brick Wall
Sunday, May 15
A Panel of Individuals Explain Their Step-By-Step Experiences to Resolve a Personal Brick Wall  (Classes & Workshops)
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Panel Members: Scott Atkinson, Julia George, Cindy Kennedy, and Leslie Tomlinson. Each panel member will have 40 minutes to demonstrate their Step-by-Step method(s) on how they solved their brick wall. Today's class is planned with the idea that class attendees may obtain added information that could lead to resolving their brick wall(s).
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


North Carolina Consult Hours
Friday, May 20
North Carolina Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Marianne Collier. Please bring your pedigree chart and any other information that you have about searching for your North Carolina ancestor. Any added documents such as land deeds, wills or any other documnents that describe your search will be very helpful.
 
  There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.
Please note this is a Friday Not a Saturday program.


SAGHS General Membership Meeting
Saturday, May 21
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


Researching City Records and Resources
Sunday, May 22
Researching City Records and Resources  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Pat Merk. Today's program focuses on tips and suggestions on how to do genealogical research in large cities and on documentation of the results. Resources that work well in less populouse locations do not always work among large groups but there are techniques that help. I will show these techniques and hope you will share any that you discovered. If you know of a specific issue you would like to inquire about, please send some information to me in advance.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


SAGHS Library Is Closed
Monday, May 30
SAGHS Library Is Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Research Library
Today the SAGHS Library is closed for Memorial Day. It will re-open on Wednesday, June 1st from 10 am - 7 pm.



FamilyTree DNA.com Class
Saturday, June 4
FamilyTree DNA.com Class  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham.
Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown FamilyTree DNA.com matches in your match list? Do you need to know how to "sort your socks" (sort your matches)? Are you struggling to identify ancestors 4-6 generations back? The limited seating workshop will allow us to work in a small group to show you how to get the most out of your DNA results. Each workshop will vary, depending on the attendees and their specific results and research goals. Attendees will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the nature of the class. You must have access to DNA results and active subscriptions to the specific database being highlighted in order to participate in the workshop. 
 
Due to the content of this class, it is limited to only 8 attendees! We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.
 
 


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, June 8
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. 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, June 11
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, June 11
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: 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.
 
Instructor: 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  2nd Saturday of each month. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


Using FamilySearch.org
Sunday, June 12
Using FamilySearch.org  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Marianne Collier. This class will present ways to do research within the indexes and original records, even if not indexed. It will also show you how to attach that same record to your person in trees on this website.
 
If you have not previously registered for FamilySearch.org. please do so. This is a free website and it includes BILLIONS of records, many of which are indexed, and many millions that are not indexed. Remember that Genealogy is the science of Names, Dates and Places, and we are doing Family History.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


Founder's Day
Saturday, June 18
Founder's Day  (Founders' Day)
To be announced
This is the Annual SAGHS Luncheon which recognizes our Society Founder's, Bexar County Founding Fathers and installs the newly elected Board Members. This year it will be the Directors-At-Large for their term of 2022 - 2024. Further information to be announced as 2022 progresses.


The SAGHS Library is Closed
Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, June 19
The SAGHS Library is Closed  (Library Hours)
The SAGHS Research Library
This weekend on both June 18 and June 19, the SAGHS Research Library is closed for Founder's Day and Father's Day. It will re-open on Monday, June 20th from 10 am - 4 pm.


Research Essentials Consult Hours
Saturday, June 25
Research Essentials Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Laura Grover. Today Laura reviews how to master the five most essential genealogical research record groups for the most complete and accurate results. By bringing your research paperwork, it will help to learn what is still needed to further your studies.
 
There are 3 one-hour sessions offered at 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 12:30 -1:30 pm. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by mailing or leaving payment at the SAGHS Library, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. We ask a $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


Organizing Your Research Class
Sunday, June 26
Organizing Your Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Marianne Collier. This class will present ways to organize your research. In doing research we need to use and organize all of our resources. This class will provide you with a couple ways to keep yourself organized, so that you do not repeat the research for an ancestor.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.



The SAGHS Library is Closed
Monday, July 4
The SAGHS Library is Closed  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Reserch Library
Today the SAGHS Research Library is closed for the 4th of July Celebration. It will re-open on Wednesday, July 6th from 10 am - 7 pm.


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


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, July 9
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: 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.
 
Instructor: 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  2nd Saturday of each month. Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 and pre-pay by either mailing or leaving payment at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213-2024. 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 $20.00 donation from SAGHS members and a $30.00 donation from non-members.


Finding Collateral Ancestors With DNA Class
Sunday, July 10
Finding Collateral Ancestors With DNA Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Annette Graham. Additional information to be announced later.
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, July 13
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. 
 
Please contact the SAGHS Library to register by calling the library at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Writing Your Family History
Sunday, July 17
Writing Your Family History  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
 Instructor: Diane Scannell. Teaser: "Writing your family history does not have to be intimidating or challenging." Tips and guidelines in this presentation will help you tackle the project with confidence, resulting in the satisfaction of a job well done!
 
We ask that you pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members and a $10.00 donation is asked from non-members.