SAGHS welcomes all who share an interest in family history in West Texas!
San Angelo, Texas circa 1880s
San Angelo, Texas circa 1880s

We invite you to explore our website and consider becoming a member of our society. SAGHS is a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 to promote interest in genealogy and history. It is a society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced genealogist researching anywhere in the world.

October Monthly Meeting

“Free Mason Family Records: Not So Secret” 
Join us Tuesday, October 6at 7:00 p.mfor our monthly meeting featuring James Caillouet. Learn about researching your ancestors who were members of the Free Masons. Meet at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall,  3536 Lutheran Way (formerly YMCA Drive).  The public is invited, snacks are provided and there is no charge to attend.  MAP

Research Day at WTC

Join us for a day of "Diggin’ in the Stacks" on Research Day at the West Texas Collection! SAGHS and the West Texas Collection are teaming up to bring Concho Valley genealogists a day of research and webinars on Saturday, October 10th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To help defray event expenses, a registration fee of $10 for members and $15 for non-members will be charged. The fee increases to $25 after October 6th.
You may click here  to pay online using a credit card and PayPal.  Pre-registration is required; we only have room for 50 people.
Thomas MacEntee
, owner of High Definition Genealogy will present three webinars:
  • 10:30 a.m. – 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
  • 1:00 p.m. – After You’ve Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy
  • 3:00 p.m. – US and Canada Research Strategies
Before and after each presentation, the WTC is open  for research. A collection box will be available for donations to the WTC. Please register now to take advantage of this rare opportunity to research at the WTC on a Saturday! 
Note: Bring your own lunch, or purchase lunch in the ASU snack bar.
Don't forget! Under the menu selection "About Us", choose West Texas Collection and review the latest books added to the collection then make a note of which ones to look for while "diggin' in the stacks"!

SAGHS is a proud member of...

Texas State Genealogical Society
Texas State Genealogy Society
The Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) was founded on November 28, 1960, in Fort Worth, Texas, and is incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas as an educational and literary corporation.The purpose of TSGS is to promote, assist, develop, and conserve the genealogical and historical resources of Texas and to cooperate with local, regional, and statewide groups in promoting an awareness of the need to preserve family heritage. FMI:  www.txsgs.org

Upcoming Events
October 6th
“Free Mason Family Records: Not So Secret”
Join us for our monthly meeting featuring James Caillouet. Snacks provided, free admission.
October 10th
Research Day at WTC
Join us for a day of researching in the stacks of the WTC and 3 online presentations by genealogist, Thomas MacEntee. The cost is a minimal $10 for members, $15 for non-members to partially cover the Thomas' speaking fees. Register by emailing SAGHS.Inc@gmail.com. After October 6th, the rate increases to $25 ...
October 19th
3rd Monday Genealogy Luncheon
Join us on for good food and lively genealogical discussions at our 3rd Monday lunch. We meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Rio Concho High Rise, for a delicious buffet and it's only $7.50!