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Saturday, September 10 through Friday, September 30
Discover Your Family ...  (Seminars & Classes)
Virtual
"Discover Your Family and Their Roots" with J. Mark Lowe, FUGA, in September!
Explore tips, techniques, and more for discovering your family and their roots! Seven presentations cover research plans, local histories, death records, railroads, stage routes, migration, criminal court records, and broken family trees.
Registration opens August 1! 
Click HERE for more information or email events@saghs-tx.org



Tuesday, October 4
Genealogy Fair  (Public Event)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Who do you think you are? Start your discovery at the Genealogy Fair!
The Genealogy Fair is back this year with door prizes, dozens of exhibits, historical and genealogical displays, website demonstrations, and much, much more!
Bring your genealogy questions!
Celebrate with us – 50 years of genealogy in the Concho Valley!


Saturday, October 8
Research Afternoon at the WTC  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Texas Collection
Join us at the West Texas Collection to research your family history with the help of SAGHS volunteers. You can gain experience by looking up requests from resources at the WTC's genealogy library made by out-of-area SAGHS members. Spend an afternoon with us sharing your passion for genealogy sleuthing!


Friday, October 21
Genealogy Cornucopia ...  (Seminars & Classes)
10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Virtual
"Genealogy Cornucopia: A Fall Festival of Genealogy Resarch" Join us for an all-day come-and-go virtual event. Featuring eight presentations, sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue through the day. This FREE event is open to the public; anyone can attend.
Advance registration is required at the SAGHS website. Watch for more information!
 



Tuesday, November 1
Speaker Series with Sara Cochran  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
Who Needed it Anyway? Getting Around the 1890 Census presented by Sarah Cochran.
The loss of the 1890 Federal census is a source of great frustration for American Genealogists, but all hope is not lost! Learn strategies and gather tips for success in locating your family in other records between the 1880 and 1900 Federal censuses.
 
 


Saturday, November 19
Lunch & More  (Meetings)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Bring a sack lunch and join us in the 3rd floor Community Room at the Stevens Central Library in downtown San Angelo to hear a speaker present a genealogy topic. Lunch is followed by an afternoon workshop. Watch for details!


Saturday, November 19
Hands-On Workshop  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Following the Lunch & More get together, participate in a workshop honing your genealogy skills and learning new ones. Bring your laptop or practice on the library's computers. Access the library's genealogy databases and the FamilySearch Affiliate Library access for free! Watch for updates on workshop topics - coming soon!


Saturday, November 19
Genealogy Classes  (Seminars & Classes)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Stephens Central Library - 2nd floor
Coming up! Genealogy class with Lisa Mahler. To reserve your spot, contact the library at 325-655-7321 and ask for the 2nd floor desk. Class is limited to 6 attendees.



Saturday, December 3
Research Afternoon at the WTC  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Texas Collection
Join us at the West Texas Collection to research your family history with the help of SAGHS volunteers. You can gain experience by looking up requests from resources at the WTC's genealogy library made by out-of-area SAGHS members. Spend an afternoon with us sharing your passion for genealogy sleuthing!


Tuesday, December 6
Speaker Series with Paula Perkins  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
FTDNA Geographical to Surname Projects & How They Benefit You by Paula Perkins
Currently more than 11,000 DNA projects that include geographical, surname, Haplogroup, and genealogical society representation. Volunteer project administrators maintain projects including the TxSGS Early Texans.
 
 



Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Speaker Series with Cari Taplin  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
My Cousin Trigger: The Power of Family Legends by Cari Taplin
In this program, Cari Taplin discusses family legends and takes the audience through a brief outline of the life of Roy Rogers (Leonard Slye). Then, through census research, she illustrates her family’s legend of being related to Roy Rogers. She also shows a short documentary “Searching for Roy” created by her cousin, Betsy Greer, that further demonstrates the importance of family legends.
 


Saturday, January 28, 2023
Lunch & More  (Meetings)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Bring a sack lunch and join us in the 3rd floor Community Room at the Stevens Central Library in downtown San Angelo to hear a speaker present a genealogy topic. Lunch is followed by an afternoon workshop. Watch for details!


Saturday, January 28, 2023
Hands-On Workshop  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Following the Lunch & More get together, participate in a workshop honing your genealogy skills and learning new ones. Bring your laptop or practice on the library's computers. Access the library's genealogy databases and the FamilySearch Affiliate Library access for free! Watch for updates on workshop topics - coming soon!


Saturday, January 28, 2023
Genealogy Classes  (Seminars & Classes)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Stephens Central Library - 2nd floor
Coming up! Genealogy class with Lisa Mahler. To reserve your spot, contact the library at 325-655-7321 and ask for the 2nd floor desk. Class is limited to 6 attendees.



Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Speaker Series with Debra Dudek  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
Unusual Places to Find Births and Naturalizations presented by Debra Dudek
Widen your search for birth dates and locations as well as naturalizations from underutilized resources such as military rosters, consulate applications, voter registrations, cancelled passports, frakturs, and much more. This lecture focuses on both digital and physical resources.
 


Saturday, February 11, 2023
Research Afternoon at the WTC  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Texas Collection
Join us at the West Texas Collection to research your family history with the help of SAGHS volunteers. You can gain experience by looking up requests from resources at the WTC's genealogy library made by out-of-area SAGHS members. Spend an afternoon with us sharing your passion for genealogy sleuthing!



Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Speaker Series with Diane Richard  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
Using Church Records for Genealogy Research presented by Diane Richard
Discovering where denominational records are held, what might be available, and how to access them can challenge us. Let’s explore how to research the spiritual affiliations and faith-based lives of our ancestors. General resources and strategies will be discussed as well as some specifics regarding Methodist, Quaker, Baptist, Moravian, Presbyterian, and the records of other denominations.
 



Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Speaker Series with Lori Thornton  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
Research Guides: A Key to More Exhaustive Research presented by Lori Thornton
Research guides describe available locality- or topic-specific resources. They can include key information needed when researching in these locations. Find guides created by libraries, archives, museums, and societies, and learn to create your own.
 


Saturday, April 15, 2023
Research Afternoon at the WTC  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Texas Collection
Join us at the West Texas Collection to research your family history with the help of SAGHS volunteers. You can gain experience by looking up requests from resources at the WTC's genealogy library made by out-of-area SAGHS members. Spend an afternoon with us sharing your passion for genealogy sleuthing!



Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Speaker Series with Kim Richardson  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
The Brick Wall Buster Technique presented by Kim Richardson
Transform yourself from a passive data reader/collector into an active data user/thinker and overcome the confusion caused by “too much” information swirling in your mind.


Saturday, May 20, 2023
Lunch & More  (Meetings)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Bring a sack lunch and join us in the 3rd floor Community Room at the Stevens Central Library in downtown San Angelo to hear a speaker present a genealogy topic. Lunch is followed by an afternoon workshop. Watch for details!


Saturday, May 20, 2023
Hands-On Workshop  (Workshops)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Stevens Central Library, Downtown San Angelo
Following the Lunch & More get together, participate in a workshop honing your genealogy skills and learning new ones. Bring your laptop or practice on the library's computers. Access the library's genealogy databases and the FamilySearch Affiliate Library access for free! Watch for updates on workshop topics - coming soon!


Saturday, May 20, 2023
Genealogy Classes  (Seminars & Classes)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Stephens Central Library - 2nd floor
Coming up! Genealogy class with Lisa Mahler. To reserve your spot, contact the library at 325-655-7321 and ask for the 2nd floor desk. Class is limited to 6 attendees.