SAGHS Activities: A quick look for upcoming events

  • Presentation video replay for SAGHS Land History and The Backstory of the History of San Antonio Viet Nam Veterans' Memorial available for viewing in the 'Members Only" section.
  • Saturday, February 4 - DNA Subscription Class by Annette Graham. Limit 8 attendees.
  • Sunday, February 5 - Navigating Root's Magic Class by Suzy Bettac.
  • Wednesday, February 8 - FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop with Scot Atkinson.
  • Saturday, February 11 - DNA Hour Consults by Annette Graham. Prepayment required.
  • Saturday, February 11 - SAGHS Board Meeting - All SAGHS Members are invited to attend.
  • Wednesday February 15 & 22 - 2-Day Beginner's Genealogy Class by Stephanie Wells from 10 am - 2:30 pm. Prepayment required.
  • Saturday, February 18 - SAGHS General Membership Meeting. Presentation by David Bowles How Deep are Your Roots. The Business Meeting follows with presenting the nomination slate for 2022 -2024 Executive Board Members and voting on revised By-Laws.
  • Saturday - February 25 - Mississippi/Alabama Consult Hours by Jim Keith. Only the 12:30 - 1:30 pm hour remains available. Pre-payment required.

Teddy Roosevelt at SAGHS

Did you know that Teddy Roosevelt has visitied SAGHS twice?
See the videos

New High Density Shelves

New high density shelves were recently added to our Reference Room, replacing existing shelving.  Go to our Library page to see a video.

Video Replay of Recent Membership Meetings

Members - login to view the video replay of recent presentations.
Look for the  "Sept 2022 Members Meeting" or "May 2022 Members Meeting" link under "Members Only" in the left navigation.

Book Now Available

First Families of Bexar County, Texas, edited by Larry W. Luckett

The book offers a collection of descendant lineages, personal  histories, and family narratives from residents of Béxar, San Antonio, and Bexar County prior to 1850.   


More details and how to order


Obituaries update
The obituaries list from San Antonio newspapers has been updated to include deaths in 1961.

Visit our Library!

 Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm
Monday 10 am - 4 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
We are located at:
911 Melissa Dr, San Antonio, TX 78213
Convenient location, great parking, and easy to find.  
From I-410, exit onto Blanco Rd north.  Go 3/4 mile and turn left onto Melissa Dr.
The Dwyer Center is the first building on the north side of Melissa Dr, and the Library is the second building on the north side of Melissa Dr.  Please use the first driveway and park in any of the 28 marked parking spaces.
Phone: (210) 342-5242
Days closed: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Founders’ Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Fall Seminar, Thanksgiving Eve and Day, Christmas Eve and Day.


4 February
10:00 am to 12:00 pm DNA Subscription Class
Instructor: Annette Graham. Have you gotten your results back and not sure what all the features are with the website? Do you have unknown 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 ...

5 February
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Navigating Root's Magic Class
Instructor: Suzy Bettac. Today Suzy will demonstrate "tips and tricks" when using the Root's Magic program to save your research. Laptops with the installed program are enouraged but not required to attend.   Please pre-register by calling the SAGHS Library at 210-342-5242 or emailing There is a required $5.00 ...

8 February
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the 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 ...

11 February
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
SAGHS Board Meeting
Today the SAGHS Board will meet. All SAGHS Members are invited to attend.