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 Genalogial 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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Update on the Fort Concho Collection

Join us for our first fall meeting for a return by Cory Robinson, Curator of History at the fort. Robinson will present a program on the site’s collection, including updates since his last visit and a look toward the future. Robinson received his BA in History from ASU in 2000, following it with a Masters in 2007. He is also passionate about vintage “base ball”, and educates and encourages others in that little-known piece of Fort Concho history. Along with his presentation, Robinson will exhibit some items from the collection. The public is invited to attend this free meeting on Tuesday, September 5, 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Trinity Lutheran Church, 3536 Lutheran Way. Refreshments will be provided.

Genealogy Fair

Mark your calendar for the upcoming annual Genealgoy Fair! The fair will be held in place of the October monthly meeting. Join us at Stephens Central Library on October 3. Times and other information will be added soon, so do check back!

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 Pioneer Certificate applications; contact her (email). Pioneer Certificate assistance is always available at our weekly "Research Assistance & More", Wednesdays at the WTC, 2 to 4 p.m.

Research at the WTC

Summer is winding down, but fall days are perfect for genealogy research, especially at the West Texas Collection. Suzanne Campbell, Head of the WTC, invites Concho Valley genealogists to avail themselves of the many resources from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visitor parking is located in two clearly marked areas. Just take Dena Dr. to Rosemont and turn right into the parking lot fronting the Houston Harte Univterity center. Click HERE for a map to the WTC. Find it on the second floor.  Currently closed for intersession, the WTC will re-open August 28th.

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 by EMAIL (click to send)

Upcoming Events
August 21st
3rd Monday Luncheon
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.
August 30th
Wedensday Research & More!
Join us for research help, DNA discussions and Pioneer Certificate info.
September 5th
Monthy Meeting
Join us as we welcome Cory Robinson, Curator of History at Fort Concho for an update on the site's collection. Open to the public and refreshments will be provided.