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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Research & More

Just a reminder! If you’ve never taken a DNA test, drop by Research and More on Wednesday afternoons at the West Texas Collection to chat with SAGHS members about what you can learn and which DNA companies might be best for your needs. Research and More is a great time to research your family or help someone else with their research. Sometimes we learn exactly what we need for our search by helping someone else. Even more, it’s great to help someone with their brick wall – it makes a nice break from staring at the brick wall that’s stymied our own progress! Hope to see you there!


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
March 23rd
Swedish Genealogy Workshop
Immerse yourself in 2 days of Swedish Ancestry by ArkivDigital - Getting Started, Church Records, Searchable Registers, Military, Estates, Finding Living Relatives. Another session wil be held September 28-29. FMI 785-227-3595 or email oldmillmuseum@gmail.com
March 23rd
Kimble County Historical Museum
Kimble County Historical Commission is pleased to invite everyone to the Grand Opening of the new historical museum. You will be able to view  the Governor Coke R. Stevenson room, the extensive Interpretative area, Genealogical and Archival dual rooms, and the north wing that houses artifacts and the World War I ...
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.