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Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Saturday, August 8
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
CANCELED UNTIL THE FALL.
 
 
 


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, August 8
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.  Your laptop is highly encouraged to use during the hour but it is not necessary to attend the program.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members, and the Covid-19 Guidelines are being followed to include mask, temperature check and social distancing.
 


Civil War Military Records
Sunday, August 9
Civil War Military Records  (Classes & Workshops)
CANCELED AT THIS TIME UNTIL SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE!


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, August 12
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
LIMITED TO 6 PRE-REGISTERED ATTENDEES.
 
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.
 
Please pre-register by contacting Scott Atkinson at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members. Also the COVID-19 Guidelines are being followed with the use of mask, temperature check and social distancing.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, August 15
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
There is no SAGHS Membership Meeting in August. The next meeting is Saturday, September 19th.


Researching Tennessee Ancestors
Sunday, August 30
Researching Tennessee Ancestors  (Classes & Workshops)
CANCELED AT THIS TIME UNTIL A FUTURE DATE.



Computer Special Interest Group
Saturday, September 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.


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, September 5
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The 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 recommended for use during the program but it is not necessary to attend. Covid-19 Guidelines will be continued until further notice.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Library Closed
Monday, September 7
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed for Labor Day. It re-opens Wednesday, September 9th from 10am - 7pm.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, September 9
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
LIMITED TO SIX PRE-REGISTERED ATTENDEES!
 
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 Scott Atkinson for questions and to pre-register at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, September 12
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
The 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 r laptop will be very useful during the program but it is not necessary to attend. Also the Covid-19 Guidelines remain in affect with mask, temperature check, and social distancing.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


The Challenge of Researching Your Irish Ancestors in Ireland
Sunday, September 13
The Challenge of Researching Your Irish Ancestors in Ireland  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Laura Grover. Due to the many conflicts in Ireland that has destroyed many records, today's class reviews what remaining sources are available to research your ancestors in Ireland.
 
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.


SAGHS General Membership Meeting
Saturday, September 19
SAGHS General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Roosevelt Auditorium
SAGHS General Membership Meeting -- Today's presentation is by James Earl, author of the True Gray. Jim will review what he learned to capture the drama and complexity inherent in the Black Confederate Story in his book. He spent extensive time to research this era to learn of those who supported the South during the Civl War.
 
The business meeting will follow today's program.
 


Civil War Migration
Sunday, September 27
Civil War Migration  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dwyer Center Classroom
Instructor: Steve Mabie. This class will look at how technological advancements and other factors impacted the western migration. It was these events that greatly aided in the development of our country.
 
Because we are following the current Covid-19 of Social Distancing, the number of attendees is 16. 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
Saturday, October 3
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
To be announced
EXACT DATE & TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED!
 
Instructor: Stepanie Wells.  This two-day series introduces the beginner family researcher on how to trace the lives of their ancestors. One will learn such items as genealogical terms, forms and charts, census records, court houses, plus the importance of citing your research sources. Since this program is aimed towards an individualized education, the class is limited to 3 people.
 
We ask that you email Education@txsaghs.org or call the SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by Septemberl 7, 2020. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


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.


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's Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. Thus the regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. 
 
Please contact Scott Atkinson for questions and pre-registration at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2
Saturday, October 17
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
To be announced
AWAITING EXACT DATE & TIME ANNOUNCEMET!
 
This is the second part of the Beginner's Genealogy Class for those who are registered. The next class schedule will be announced for 2021.


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, October 17
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Moderator: Rob Lewis.
  • To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software 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. Please visit to view these low-priced references that could become a valuble asset for your home collection. Also, the Covid-19 guidlines will continue to be used 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)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location To Be Announced
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.
 
Program deatils are pending.



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.
 
We ask a $10 donation from SAGHS members and a $20 donation from non-members. 


Courthouse Research in The United States
Sunday, November 8
Courthouse Research in The United States  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Speaker: Cindy Kennedy. Come learn about the treasures to be found in courthouse research in the United States. Records to be discussed include taxation, land, court, probate, birth, marriage, death, and others. Additional topics will include how to investigate the location of records, courthouse protocols, and keeping a research log.
 
We ask that you pre-register to avoid cancellation by calling SAGHS at 1-210-342-5242 or emailing education@txsaghs.org. A $5.00 contribution is asked from SAGHS members whereas $10.00 is asked from non-members.


FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Wednesday, November 11
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Dwyer Center's Classroom
Moderator:  Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. Thus the regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, 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. 


Early Library Closing
Wednesday, November 25
Early Library Closing  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library closes at 3 pm today for the Thanksgiving Holiday. It resumes 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. 


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 Dywer 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. Contact Scott Atkinson for questions at s.atkinson@ieee.org
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org.
 
This is a member benefit for SAGHS members, but we ask a $5 contribution from non-members.


SAGHS Board Meeting
Saturday, 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.


Fold-3
Sunday, December 13
Fold-3  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Dywer 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.


SAGHS Membership Meeting
Saturday, December 19
SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
Please note our next SAGHS Membership Meeting is in January 2021 not December. Thank you...