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. Founded in 1973, SAGHS supports genealogists living in and researching in the Concho Valley. It is a society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced genealogist.

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SAGHS Speaker Series!

December 6 - “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. Maximize your DNA results by collaborating with others through the projects and gain insight into your DNA results.
Learn more about Paula on our speaker bio page.
 
To register for the December virtual meeting, click HERE.
 
Having trouble during the meeting with video or audio? For troubleshooting tips, click HERE.
If you haven't attended a virtual meeting before, click HERE for a few registration and set-up tips.
 

 

Members-Only Webinars

Recorded webinars for the 2020-2022 virtual meetings have been posted behind the member wall, including the most recent presentation, "A Flush with Two Pair?: A Case of Too Many People and Not Enough Names" by Jeff Haines. We've got over two dozen presentations with downloadable handouts, including the presentation on pre-1850 census research by J. Mark Lowe!! Did you miss a presentation or want to see it again? Here's your chance to view and review these outstanding topics. Just log-in from the left side menu by clicking "Members Only." 
 

 

Digital Stalkin' Kin

Do you have issues of our quarterly journal, Stalkin' Kin in Old West Texas, piling up? Would you like to have future editions delivered to your email box? Sign up for the Digital Edition of the Stalkin Kin and enjoy the same great quarterly on your computer or tablet - a plus is that it will now be in color and web links are active! Click HERE  to begin your digital subscription. Remember, the Stalkin' Kin is free to all paid members and is one of your many member benefits. Once we meet again in person, you can return to us any Stalkin' Kins you no longer need. 
 

 

Ongoing

 Good news! 
SAGHS will continue to host an online presentation the first Tuesday of each month. We plan to begin "in-person" meetings, Saturday help sessions, seminars, brown-bag lunches and other special events starting in September 2022.  Watch for more information in upcoming newsletters and on this website.

Upcoming Events
December 6th
Speaker Series with Paula Perkins
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.    
January 3rd
Speaker Series with Cari Taplin
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 ...
January 28th
Lunch & More
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!