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SAGHS Library Closed for Memorial Day
Monday, May 27
SAGHS Library Closed for Memorial Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library will be closed for Memorial Day and will re-open on Wednesday, May 29th from 10 am - 7 pm.



DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, June 8
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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.
 
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 ($20.00 SAGHS members; $30.00 non-members) 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.
 
 


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, June 8
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the SAGHS Board Meeting. All SAGHS members are welcome to attend the meeting.


Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs
Wednesday, June 12
Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. These workshops with Scott will include Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker, Ancestry and WikiTree. These monthly Workshops (Second Wednesdays at 10 am) continue to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are useful but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (210-342-5242) or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free benefit for SAGHS members and $5.00 from non-members.


Founders' Day Event
Saturday, June 15
Founders' Day Event  (Founders' Day)
Additional Information to be Announced


SAGHS Library Closed for Founders' Day
Saturday, June 15
SAGHS Library Closed for Founders' Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library will be closed Saturday, June 15th for Founders' Day. 


SAGHS Library Closed for Father's Day
Sunday, June 16
SAGHS Library Closed for Father's Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library will be closed for Father's Day Sunday, June 16th and will re-open on Monday, June 17th from 10 am - 4 pm.


Using FamilySearch Class
Sunday, June 23
Using FamilySearch Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Sherrill Grabill. Learning the new options in FamilySearch; customizing the layout on profile pages to suit your needs; how to move pictures by dragging and dropping; creating family trees especially just for your family; and finding additional sources.
 
Please pre-register by either calling the SAGHS Library during open hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 members, $10.00 non-members. Today's class may be of additional benefit if you bring a laptop with your own password, but laptops are not required.


Land Records and Research Class
Sunday, June 30
Land Records and Research Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Daniel Snell. Map and Land Record Sources and Methods to use in Genealogical research. The focus will be on Texas sources but will also include a discussion of the Public Land System used throughout much of th rest of the United States. One or more studies will be used to show examples.
 
Please pre-register by either calling the SAGHS Library during open hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org - $5.00 members. $10 non-members.



Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy programs
Wednesday, July 10
Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy programs  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. These workshops with Scott will include Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker, Ancestry and WikiTree. These monthly Workshops (Second Wednesdays at 10 am) continue to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are useful but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (210-342-5242) or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free benefit for SAGHS members and $5.00 from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, July 13
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the SAGHS Board Meeting. All SAGHS members are welcome to attend the meeting.


DNA Consult Hours is cancelled until 10 August 2024
Saturday, July 13
DNA Consult Hours is cancelled until 10 August 2024  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
This program is cancelled until next month, August 10th.
 
 
 


Workshop Cancelled -What are you doing with your Research?
Sunday, July 14
Workshop Cancelled -What are you doing with your Research?  (Classes & Workshops)
This workshop is cancelled.


Sunday, July 28
Workshop cancelled - Find My Past Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
This workshop is cancelled.


Class Cancelled - Review of DNA Subscription Programs Class
Sunday, July 28
Class Cancelled - Review of DNA Subscription Programs Class  (Classes & Workshops)
This program is cancelled.


Sunday, July 28
Scorched and Scant: Scaling Research Challenges in South Carolina  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Classroom
Instructor: Melissa Finlay. South Carolina poses several research challenges for the genealogist. From changing jurisdictions, to lost records, to late vital record keeping, how can a reaeacher make progress? In this course, we will discuss several research obstacles in South Carolina and how to overcome them by utilizing a variety of records, seeking the FAN club, and understanding the laws.
 
Please register by calling the SAGHS Library during business hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 for members and $10 for non-members.



Cancelled Members' Orientation and SAGHS Library Tour until October
Monday, August 5
Cancelled Members' Orientation and SAGHS Library Tour until October  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Roosevelt Auditorium and SAGHS Library
 
This is cancelled until October.
 


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, August 10
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
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 ($20.00 SAGHS members; $30.00 non-members) 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.
 
 
   
 


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, August 10
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the SAGHS Board Meeting. All SAGHS members are welcome to attend the meeting.


Researching Texas  Ancestors in the Republic and Early Statehood
Sunday, August 11
Researching Texas Ancestors in the Republic and Early Statehood  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
 
Instructor: Larry Luckett. The Republic of Texas was a foreign nation, Independent of the United States for nine years. Many of its record systems parallel those of the United States, but some do not. The class will address Republic of Texas records in addition to those of early statehood that are useful in supporting genealogical research.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 members, $10 non-members


Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs
Wednesday, August 14
Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. These workshops with Scott will include Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker, Ancestry and WikiTree. These monthly Workshops (Second Wednesdays at 10 am) continue to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are useful but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (210-342-5242) or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free benefit for SAGHS members and $5.00 from non-members.


Wednesday, August 21
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Week 1 of 4  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Classroom
Instructors: Stephanie Wells & Lois Bready. During these four weeks. those beginning genealogy research will learn the various aspects of research. These four weeks will include but are not limited to definitions, forms, census records, finding resources, etc. The classes are offered on 4 Wednesdays - 21 August, 4 September, 18 September and 2 October.
 
Please pre-register and pay by Wednesday, August 14th; members $40.00/4 weeks, non-memberts $60.00/4 weeks. One may either leave the payument at the Library or mail it to SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213.
The SAGHS Library phone number is 210-342-5242 and answered during open hours.



SAGHS Library Closed for Labor Day
Monday, September 2
SAGHS Library Closed for Labor Day  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library will be closed for Labor Day Monday, September 2nd and will re-open on Wednesday, September 4th from 10 am - 7 pm.


Wednesday, September 4
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Week 2 of 4  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Classroom
Instructors: Stephanie Wells & Lois Bready. During these remaining weeks, those beginning genealogy research will learn the various aspects of research. These four weeks  included but are not limited to definitions, forms, census records, finding resources, etc. The remaining classes are 18 September and 2 October.
 
Attendees should have already registered and paid for the program.


WikiTree Class
Saturday, September 7
WikiTree Class  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. Additional information to be obtained
 
This class will be from 9 am to 12 noon.  Anyone needing additional one-on-one assistance may elect to stay later for more hands-on technical support.
For any questions about this class, please contact Scott Atkinson, s.atkinson@ieee.org, or 210-410-0382.
 
Due to the length of this presentation, $15.00 from SAGHS members and $25.00 from non-members. Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (1 - 210 - 342 - 5242).


Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs
Wednesday, September 11
Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. These workshops with Scott will include Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker, Ancestry and WikiTree. These monthly Workshops (Second Wednesdays at 10 am) continue to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are useful but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (210-342-5242) or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free benefit for SAGHS members and $5.00 from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, September 14
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the SAGHS Board Meeting. All SAGHS members are welcome to attend the meeting.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, September 14
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS 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.
 
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 ($20.00 members; $30.00 non-members) 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.
 
 


Wednesday, September 18
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Week 3 of 4  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Classroom
Instructors: Stephanie Wells & Lois Bready. During these remaining weeks, those beginning genealogy research will learn the various aspects of research. These four weeks  included but were not limited to definitions, forms, census records, finding resources, etc. The remaining class is 2 October.
 
Attendees have already registered and paid for the program.


SAGHS General Membership Meeting
Saturday, September 21
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the General Membership Meeting.  Additional information to be announced.  SAGHS Library will open after the Monthly Meeting.


SAGHS Library Closed During General Membership Meeting
Saturday, September 21
SAGHS Library Closed During General Membership Meeting  (Library Hours)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library will be closed from 10 am - 12 pm during the General Membership Meeting and re-open at 12:00 pm upon completion of the meeting.  It will remain open until 4 pm.


German Migration into the United States
Sunday, September 29
German Migration into the United States  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Lloyd Shenburger. Our ancestors immigrated to North America and the United States at different times and for different reasons. There were push and pull factors that encouraged our ancestors to leave their homeland and make a long and dangerous journey to a foreign land with different laws, customs and language. We will look at the different immigration waves, possible reasons for the immigration, the voyage to the new world, the records they may have left for you to find, and a strategy to find them.
 
Please pre-regster by calling the Library during open hours (1-210-342-5242) or emailing
Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members.



Wednesday, October 2
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Week 4 of 4  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Classroom
Instructors: Stephanie Wells & Lois Bready. During the remaining weeks, those beginning genealogy research will learn the various aspects of research. These four weeks  included but were not limited to definitions, forms, census records, finding resources, etc.
 
Attendees have already registered and paid for the program.


Members' Orientation and SAGHS Library Tour
Saturday, October 5
Members' Orientation and SAGHS Library Tour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dwyer Roosevelt Auditorium and SAGHS Library
Speakers: Barbara Froebel will welcome the members; Rob Lewis to review the website, and Bev Rakowitz use of the Library catalog.
 
This program is free to all attendees but we do ask you to pre-register in preparation for the event to avoid cancellation. Please call the SAGHS Library during open hours at 1 - 210 - 342- 5242 or email Education@txsaghs.org.


Colonial Maryland Class
Sunday, October 6
Colonial Maryland Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Peter Baron. We will address the founding of the colonial province of Marylanhd, the early government & settlements, and the best resrearch practices & sources to help both the novice and advanced researc unlock the mysteries of Marylanders.
 
Please pre-register by either calling the SAGHS Library during open hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 members.,$10.00 non-members.


Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs
Wednesday, October 9
Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. These workshops with Scott will include Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker, Ancestry and WikiTree. These monthly Workshops (Second Wednesdays at 10 am) continue to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are useful but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (210-342-5242) or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free benefit for SAGHS members and $5.00 from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, October 12
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the SAGHS Board Meeting. All SAGHS members are welcome to attend the meeting.


DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, October 12
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS 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.
 
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 ($20.00 members; $30.00 non-members) 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.
 
 


Annual SAGHS Seminar
Saturday, October 19
Annual SAGHS Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
Additional Information to Be Announced


SAGHS Library Closed for Annual Seminar
Saturday, October 19
SAGHS Library Closed for Annual Seminar  (Library Hours)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library will be closed Saturday, October 19th for the Annual SAGHS Seminar and will re-open Sunday, October 20th from 1 pm - 5 pm.


25 Ways to Prepare for a Research Trip Workshop
Sunday, October 27
25 Ways to Prepare for a Research Trip Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Laura Grover. Today, Laura will reveiw what one needs to prepare at home before leaving for genealogy rsearch. She will review what is needed to put into your suitcase so that you have both where ancestors originated and where they are at present. In other words the more information you have with you will make for a more successful trip.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during its open hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; free benefit to members, $5.00 non-members.



DNA Consult Hours
Saturday, November 2
DNA Consult Hours  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS 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.
 
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 ($20.00 members; $30.00 non-members) 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.
 
 


The Health of Our Ancestors Class
Sunday, November 3
The Health of Our Ancestors Class  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Dr. David Katerndahl. Today's class will focus on the fear-provoking and stigmatizing diseases with which our ancestors had to cope, focusing on 19th Century America.  In addition to discussing infectious, nutritional and maternal-child disorders rarely seen today, we will explore the evolution of military and cancer medicine as well as public health in San Antonio.  Finally, the class will review methods for learning about the medical conditions of our ancestors.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 for SAGHS members and $10.00 for non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, November 9
SAGHS Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Roosevelt Auditorium
Today is the SAGHS Board Meeting. All SAGHS members are welcome to attend the meeting.


Genealogy in Georgia: Jumping the Hurdles to Successful Research
Sunday, November 10
Genealogy in Georgia: Jumping the Hurdles to Successful Research  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Classroom
Instructor: Melissa Finlay. The thirteenth colony and fourth state of our nation has a long history. It can also pose some of the biggest challenges to genealogy research. Significant colonial record loss, the majority of the state's land given out through land lotteries, large-scale county record loss, and a late vital record start date all lend to the complications. In this course we will discuss how to utilize remaining record sets, trace migrating ancestors, and other techniques for successful genealogy research in Georgia.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org; $5.00 for members and $10.00 non-members.


Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs
Wednesday, November 13
Workshop to Resolve Problems on Computer Genealogy Programs  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. These workshops with Scott will include Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker, Ancestry and WikiTree. These monthly Workshops (Second Wednesdays at 10 am) continue to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are useful but not required to attend.
 
Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library during open hours (210-342-5242) or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. This is a free benefit for SAGHS members and $5.00 from non-members.