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Barbara Ortwein's Book Presentation
Saturday, April 28
Barbara Ortwein's Book Presentation  (Classes & Workshops)
10:30 am
SAGHS Annex
Presenter: Historical fiction author Barbara Ortwein. A free admission event to hear Barbara Ortwein present her Trilogy of Historical Fiction Books written on German Immigration to Texas in the 1840's. The day contains her presentation as well as refreshments, a sing-along, the chance to purchase her books and have her sign them.
 
For adequate planning, please pre-register by calling SAGHS at (210) 342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. Guests are welcome!
 



Brick Wall Queries Due
Tuesday, May 1
Brick Wall Queries Due  (Classes & Workshops)
SAGHS Library
 
Please submit your Brick Wall Queries by using the form below by 1 May 2018 for the Education Committee to review and to plan the August Brick Wall Panel. Queries may be mailed or dropped off at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213 or emailed to Education@txsaghs.org. Thank you. 
 
 


Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 8
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker Workshop
Wednesday, May 9
Family Tree Maker Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of this computer software. 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.


Mother's Day - Library Closed
Sunday, May 13
Mother's Day - Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library is closed today for Mother's Day. It re-opens at 10:00 am on Monday, May 14th.


General SAGHS Meeting
Saturday, May 19
General SAGHS Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Program Speaker: Steve Mabie. Through a collection of Hemisfair Items, Steve will present the history of the San Antonio Hemisfair. This information further adds to the celebration of San Antonio's 300th Anniversary. Anyone who may have Hemisfiar memorabilia, is also invited to show their items.


Researching Ancestors in Spanish Colonial and Mexican Texas
Sunday, May 20
Researching Ancestors in Spanish Colonial and Mexican Texas  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Larry Luckett. 
During the period 1718-1835 Texas was a foreign land, a colony of Spain and then a Province of Mexico, so record systems may not be similar to those in the United States. Today's program will discuss archives, resources, and techniques to locate records of your ancestors who were in Texas during those times.
 
Please note this is the third Sunday in May as the Library is closed the second Sunday, 13 May, for Mother's Day.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at (210) 342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution from SAGHS members and a $10.00 contribution from non-members.


Tuesday, May 22
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This 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 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm.
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.


Memorial Day - Library Closed
Monday, May 28
Memorial Day - Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
 
The SAGHS Library is closed today for Memorial Day. It re-opens at 10:00 am on Wednesday May 30th.



Researching Ancestors in the Republic of Texas and Early Statehood
Sunday, June 10
Researching Ancestors in the Republic of Texas and Early Statehood  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
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 adition to those of early statehood that are useful in supporting genealogical research.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at (210) 342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution from SAGHS members and a $10.00 contribution from non-members.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 12
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker Workshop
Wednesday, June 13
Family Tree Maker Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of this computer software. 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.


Founders' Day
Saturday, June 16
Founders' Day  (Founders' Day)
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
Omni Hotel located along Interstate 10 (North of 410 highway)
Founders' Day is an annual SAGHS luncheon that honors the descendants of the First Families of Bexar County who settled the county prior to August 1850, and the Founders of the San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society.

To celebrate the San Antonio Tricentennial, our speaker will be Jejas de la Teja, who will present an overview of the impact of the military presence on early Bexar County history. 

The day's program also includes the luncheon meal of Chicken Marsala and the swearing in of the new 2018 – 2020 Directors-At-Large.
 
Your on-line reservation and payment is due by 2 June 2018 or if mailed, it  must be postmarked by 2 June 2018. The cost for SAGHS members is $40.00 and the cost for non-members; late fees are  $45.00 (members) and $50.00 (non-members).
 
Please note:  This year's luncheon location is at the Omni Hotel  located along Interstate 10 with available free parking.


Father's Day - Library Closed
Sunday, June 17
Father's Day - Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
 
The SAGHS Library is closed today for Father's Day. It re-opens at 10:00 am on Monday, June 18th.


Tuesday, June 26
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
Today's program is cancelled. It resumes 24 July 2018.



July 4th - Library Closed
Wednesday, July 4
July 4th - Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library is closed today for July 4th. It re-opens at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 7th.


Writing a Family History and Citing Your Sources
Sunday, July 8
Writing a Family History and Citing Your Sources  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Diane Scannell. Are you intimidated by the thought of writing your family history? You don't have to be an English major or professional journalist to produce a great family history. This class will demonstrate ways to banish your fears and to make writing a pleasant part of your week. Diane will also briefly explain why citing your sources is important.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at (210) 342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution from SAGHS members and a $10.00 contribution from non-members.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 10
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker Workshop
Wednesday, July 11
Family Tree Maker Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of this computer software. 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.


Tuesday, July 24
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This 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 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm.
 
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.



Family Tree Maker Workshop
Wednesday, August 8
Family Tree Maker Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of this computer software. 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.


Brick Wall Panel
Sunday, August 12
Brick Wall Panel  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructors: To be announced. Details of this Panel Presentation will be announced after receiving one's Brick Walls by 1 May 2018.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at (210) 342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution from SAGHS members and a $10.00 contribution from non-members.


Board Meeting
Tuesday, August 14
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Tuesday, August 28
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This 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 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm.
 
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.



Labor Day - Library Closed
Monday, September 3
Labor Day - Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library is closed today for Labor Day. It re-opens at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 5th.


Choosing a DNA Test
Sunday, September 9
Choosing a DNA Test  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Julia George.  Are you considering doing a DNA test and wondering which one will meet your needs? Today's class will provide guidelines for choosing which test to select. It will further discuss the various sources for having those tests done. Please bring your research questions with you so we can help you match your question to the test most likely to help you find answers.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at (210) 342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution from SAGHS members and a $10.00 contribution from non-members.
 


Board Meeting
Tuesday, September 11
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker Workshop
Wednesday, September 12
Family Tree Maker Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of this computer software. 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, September 15
General SAGHS Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
 
Program Speaker and Topic to be announced.


Monday, September 24
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This 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 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm.
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.


Tuesday, September 25
DNA Consutation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This 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 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm.
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.



Board Meeting
Tuesday, October 9
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Family Tree Maker Workshop
Wednesday, October 10
Family Tree Maker Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. This continuing workshop assists in answering questions or solving problems in the use of this computer software. 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.


Sunday, October 14
No Class as Annual Seminar 20 October 2018  (Classes & Workshops)


Saturday, October 20
Seminar Day - Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library is closed today for Seminar. It re-opens at 01:00 pm on Sunday, October 21st.


Saturday, October 20
To be announced  (Annual Seminar)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Information to be announced


Tuesday, October 23
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Kurt Kneeland. DNA has been another avenue added to our Genealogy sources however its newness created many questions. This 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 4th Tuesday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm.
 
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.