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SAGHS Annual Membership Renewal
Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, August 31
SAGHS Annual Membership Renewal  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
June 1, 2019 begins the renewal of our Annual Membership dues. In order to receive the Fall issue of Our Heritage, your dues need to be paid by August 6 or else you will need to pick up the journal at the Library. This year is also very important as those who are current by 31 August 2019 will have their information posted in our Membership Yearbook fy 2019 - 2020. Renewals may be made by paypal via the website or by leaving the application and payment at SAGHS or by mailing to SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213. On 1 September 2019, if dues are not paid, your membership will be cancelled automatically by  the computer. The membership year is 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020. The cost for one member is $40, and joint membership is $60.



Google Earth SIG
Saturday, August 24
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Today's SIG is cancelled. It will meet on September 28th from 10am - 12pm.



Library Closed
Monday, September 2
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
Today the Library is closed for Labor Day. The Library re-opens Wednesday, September 4th from 10 am - 7 pm.


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, September 7
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and 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!
 
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.


Newspaper Research
Sunday, September 8
Newspaper Research  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Julia George. Today's program focuses on finding newspapers, especially online, and the wide variety of genealogical information that can be found--even if your ancestor's name is not mentioned!
 
To avoid cancellation, and to prepare the Annex, please call SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or email Education@txsaghs.org to pre-register. We ask $5.00 contribution from members and $10.00 contribution from non-members.


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, September 11
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
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. 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.


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


DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, September 14
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
 
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and 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!
 
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.
   


Saturday, September 21
An Historic SAGHS Membership Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Church Building next to SAGHS Library - 903 Melissa Drive
Today's Program will be presented by Hanna Pankowsky who will speak about her experiences during the Holocaust. Her book will be available to purchase.
 
Following the program, this Business Meeting is an historic one for the future of our society. The opportunity to purchase the church property is now at hand. This is your chance to tour the facility, learn the rationale for the purchase, and vote to approve or disapprove the purchase. To enhance this meeting, please note we will meet in the church NOT in the Annex. The Library will be closed for research until after the meeting.


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, September 28
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. This SIG is continued to increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software. This is an open discussion/review forum as offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
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.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, October 5
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are10-11am, 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!
 
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.


Researching Your WWII Ancestor
Saturday, October 5
Researching Your WWII Ancestor  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Instructor: Larry Luckett. Learn where to find the details for your WWII genealogical article. This class identifies the individual services and organization records that might be available. You will gain descriptions of access to web, library and archival resources for your veteran's services. A source bibliography will be provided.
 
Please pre-register by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. We ask a $5.00 contribution from members and $10.00 from non-members.


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, October 9
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
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.


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


Saturday, October 12
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
 
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and 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!
 
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.
   


Sunday, October 13
No Class Due to Annual October Seminar  (Classes & Workshops)
Due to our Annual SAGHS Seminar, there is no class today. The Sunday classes resume in November.


Saturday, October 19
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed today for Seminar. The Library will re-open Sunday October 20th from 1 - 5 pm.


Annual SAGHS Seminar
Saturday, October 19
Annual SAGHS Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 308 Mt. Calvary Drive, San Antonio, TX 78209
Speaker: Dr. Michael D. Lacopo. Today's subjects are: "More than the Census"; "Deconstructing Your Family Tree (re-evaluating evidence)"; "How to Overcome Brick Walls"; and  "I Am Poor, Obscure, Plain, and Little (invisible ancestors)".
 
Pre-registration is due by 5 October 2019: $50 SAGHS Members; $55 Non-members; Price at the door is $55 Members; $60 Non-members. A box lunch meal is included with your registration. Checks may be sent or left at SAGHS, 911 Melissa Drive, San Antonio, TX 78213 or your reservation may be made online.
 
Please note the change of Seminar location in 2019!


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, October 26
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. To increase one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software as presented as an open discussion/review forum in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
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.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, November 2
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one-hour sessions are 10-11a,. 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!
 
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
Saturday, November 9
Board Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex


Saturday, November 9
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
DNA Consultation Hour
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and 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!
 
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.
   


Sunday, November 10
Burial Research to include Sexton Records, Funeral Homes, etc.  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
Instructor: Cindy Kennedy. Come learn about methods for establishing dates and locations of death and burial in the United States.
 
To better prepare the classroom, and to avoid cancellation, we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution.


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, November 13
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
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.


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, November 23
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. This program assists one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software. This is an open discussion/review forum offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
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.


Library Holiday Hours
Wednesday, November 27
Library Holiday Hours  (Miscellaneous)
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
SAGHS Library
The Library will close early today at 3 pm as the day before the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library resumes regular hours on Saturday, November 30th from 10 am - 4 pm.



DNA Consultation Hour
Saturday, December 7
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and registration is made by calling SAGHS at 210-342-5242. The one hour sessions are 11-12am, 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!  
 
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.


Sunday, December 8
Treasures Among the SAGHS Library's State Books  (Classes & Workshops)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Speaker: Barbara Johns. Join SAGHS member and Librarian, Barbara Johns as she shares with you her favorite state books for research. Participants will also have time to examine SAGHS's collection of State books.
 
To better prepare the classroom, and to avoid cancellation, we ask you to pre-register to attend the class by calling SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing Education@txsaghs.org. Members are asked for a $5.00 contribution and non-members are asked for a $10.00 contribution.


Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop
Wednesday, December 11
Family Tree Maker/Wikitree Workshop  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Library Annex
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.


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


Saturday, December 14
DNA Consultation Hour  (Classes & Workshops)
10:00 am
SAGHS Library
DNA Consultation Hour
 
Moderator: Annette Graham. 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 1st Saturday of the month and 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!
 
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.
   


Library Holiday Closure
Tuesday, December 24 through Wednesday, December 25
Library Holiday Closure  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The SAGHS Library is closed both days for the Christmas Holidays - Tuesday, December 24th, Christmas Eve, and Wednesday, December 25th, Christmas Day. Regular Library hours resume Saturday, December 28th from 10am - 4pm.


Google Earth SIG
Saturday, December 28
Google Earth SIG  (Special Interest Groups – SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Annex
Moderator: Rob Lewis. This SIG assists by increasing one's understanding of the Google Earth website and software. An open discussion/review forum as offered in this monthly SIG. Laptops are not required to attend this program.
 
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.



Library Closed
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Library Closed  (Miscellaneous)
SAGHS Library
The Library is closed today for New Year's Day. It re-opens Saturday, January 4th from 10 am - 4 pm.



Saturday, February 1, 2020
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
 
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1
Instructor: Barbara Johns.  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 call the SAGHS Library at 1-210-342-5242 to confirm your reservation, then mail your check by January 21, 2020. The cost of this program including printed materials is $40 for SAGHS members and $55 for non-members.


Saturday, February 8, 2020
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 2  (Classes & Workshops)
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
SAGHS Library
 
Beginner's Genealogy Class - Part 1
 
This is the second day, part 2, of the Beginner's Genealogy Class, for those who have already attended the previous Part 1.