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, or smartphone. Instructions on how to use Zoom will be posted on our website by mid-September, and if you are already a SAGS member, you will receive an email from us about Zoom so you can practice with the interface before our first meeting.
SAGS' Education Program will also use Zoom for their classes, such as SIGs, workshops, etc.
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.

Virtual Genealogy Events
Many genealogy societies and libraries across the U.S. are offering webinars, meetings, and other online events, and welcoming genealogists everywhere to attend. Events listed below can keep you on the genealogy road -- and they are free! If you've never attended an online meeting or event before, now might be a good time to take a dip into the virtual world of genealogy. 
Monday, Sept. 21st – 1:30pm (Mountain Time)
A free class from the Family History Library
TOPIC:  They're Better Than You Think:  U.S. Census Records, 1790-1840.  For more details, visit
Thursday, Sept. 24th – 7:00pm (Central Time)
Hosted by the Kane County Genealogical Society
"Looking for European Roots" – presented by Caron Brennan. This program will provide you with ideas of where to find records for European ancestors. It will include well-known sites like FamilySearch and FindMyPast, as well as lesser know site many of which offer free access. 
For complete details, and to register, click this link –
Thursday, Oct. 1st – 6:00pm (Central Time)
Presented by the Omaha Public Library
"Finding Treasure in the Periodical Source Index (PERSI)". Kick off Famiy History Month with this virtual presentation on the Periodical Source Index, a tool we should all be using in our research. For more information and to register visit


October 15
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SAGS Monthly Meeting
ZOOM – VIRTUAL MEETING   Our 1st Virtual Meeting, presented by Kim Harrison, will explore Criminals in the Family Tree.  Ms. Harrison is the current AzGAB President and a genealogy ...

October 17
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Pima County Genealogy Society - 2020 Seminar
EXPLORING PHOTOS WITH THE PHOTO DETECTIVE A Special Virtual Seminar Featuring Maureen Taylor Maureen Taylor is an internationally recognized expert on historic photograph identification and ...

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 ...