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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Congratulations!

Once again SAGHS has won recognition and garnered awards from the Texas State Genealogical Society. These awards were presented to President, Susan Ball, during the annual TxSGS Conference dinner. Winning 1st Place was our Offical Periodical, also know as the Stalkin' Kin and 2nd Place was awarded for our website. Thank you to Allen Wright, SK Editor, and Jana Jenkins, Webmaster, for jobs well done!


Free! Beginning Genealogy Class

Saturday, Nov. 17th  1:00 - 4:00 pm. Join Lisa Mahler in the 2nd floor computer lab at Stephens Central Library (downtown) for a free, hands-on, beginning genealogy class. Sign up at the October 2nd Genealogy Fair or call the library (325-655-7321) to reserve your place. Attendees must be comfortable using a computer. Remember, seating is limited – please make a class reservation in advance.


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
November 19th
3rd Monday Lunch
Join us for a free-wheeling discussion on Genealogy. A delicious buffet, a bargain at $8.00 and some “cussin’ and discussing” on the state of our genealogy research.
December 17th
3rd Monday Lunch
Join us for a free-wheeling discussion on Genealogy. A delicious buffet, a bargain at $8.00 and some “cussin’ and discussing” on the state of our genealogy research.