Welcome

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

San Angelo Genealogial and Historical Society invites 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.

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Discovering my African American Cousins

Join us for our next meeting on February 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Trinity Lutheran Church. for Duane Helwig will share is fascinating story about how he discovered his African-American cousins.He will talk about the research involved, records used and about finally getting to meet them. This meeting s free and open to the public, with refreshments provided.
 
 


Wanted: Concho Valley Pioneers

SAGHS is building a file of Concho Valley pioneers, and we want to include your pioneer ancestor! Jan Thomas, our new Pioneer Certificate Manager, will help with cetificate applications; Contact Jan (e-mail). Pioneer Certificate assistance is always available at our weekly "Research Assistance & More", Wednesdays at the West Texas Collection at ASU, from 2 to 4 p.m. Certificates make a great gift!


Family Legends Needed

Do you have a family myth, a celebrity connection, or odd family story you’d like proved or disproved? Susan Ball, author of the "Family Myth Busters" series in the Stalkin’ Kin, would like to research your story for upcoming issues. Susan is willing to tackle most any submission that involves research in the 1800s or 1900s. Wouldn't you like to know the real story? Contact Susan with your family legend (e-mail)


Upcoming Events
February 5th
Discovering my African American Cousins
Join us for Duane Helwig's interesting discussion about finding his African-American cousins. Free and open to the public, with refreshments provided.
March 5th
On the Trail of Ben Ficklin
Join us for Barbara Barton's presentation about local legend, Ben Ficklin. Free and open to the public, with refreshments provided.
April 2nd
Searching for George B. Jackson
Suzanne Campbell will talk about her search for George B. Jackson in the National Archives. Free and open to the public, with refreshments provided.