Southern Arizona Genealogy Society
State of Arizona
Land acquired through the 1854 Gadsden Purchase, between the United States and Mexico, defined the southern most portion of Arizona.
  Whats' New   
SAGS' monthly meetings through 2020 turn Virtual & will be available via Zoom, a leader in group video communications. You'll be able to attend meetings using your computer, iPad, ChromeBook, tablet or smartphone. 
SAGS' Educational Opportunities program will also use Zoom. You can find a complete overview, including dates of upcoming SIGs, classes and discussion groups on our Educational Opportunities page OR you can download the Education Guide to keep handy.
New Member Benefit:  as part of your 2020-2021 membership dues (Oct. 1, 2020 thru Sept. 30, 2021), SAGS will include access to MyHeritage Library Edition. Members will be able to access this repository from their home computer using a password provided by SAGS.

It's time to renew your membership!
Please keep your membership current so you can take advantage of the membership perks such as the access to MyHeritage Library Edition. You can renew online by logging in to your member profile (if you need assistance with signing-in, contact our web manager at
Remember also that you must be a current member to participate in SIGs, and to attend any classes or discussion groups that are designated for "members only"!
If you prefer to pay by check, you can send it to us at the following address:  SAGS, P.O. Box 1009, Green Valley, AZ 85622. Individual Member renewal is $25; Family Membership is $30.


Virtual Genealogy Events


December 17
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SAGS Monthly Meeting
  MAIN PROGRAM:  Ephemeral: Genealogy Gold Discover the wonderful world of ephemera (records designed for short term use, such as diaries, postcards, letters and newspaper ...

January 21
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SAGS Monthly Meeting
  MAIN PROGRAM:  How to Write Ancestral Stories Your Relatives Will Want to Read PRESENTER:  Pam Vestal Part of the thrill of genealogy is sharing ...

February 25
RootsTech : Connect – 2021
For the first time ever, the world's largest family celebration event will be entirely virtual and completely FREE! Get ready to celebrate shared connections with people ...

March 18
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SAGS Monthly Meeting
  PROGRAM:   TBA PRESENTER: TBA   The link to register & join this meeting will be published soon, so please check back for this ...

April 15
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SAGS Monthly Meeting
  MAIN PROGRAM:  The Records That Tragedy Leaves Behind PRESENTER:  Gina Philbert-Ortega Was your ancestor a victim of tragedy? Sinking ships like the Lusitania ...