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.


Registration for this free online event is now open!
Sponsored by the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board & the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records
Arizona Genealogy Day Event - 2023


  Current News & Info  
FOUR NEW ARTICLES ADDED TO "GENEALOGY TODAY" (click HERE). As always, author Becky McCreary's articles are informative, educational, and entertaining. Be sure to read her latest articles on our ancestors' immigration journey to America. Becky (a SAGS member) has been writing the bi-weekly column Genealogy Today in the Green Valley News since 2017.
• NEW SEASON OF SIGs & EDUCATIONAL CLASSES: if you're just getting started with genealogy or feel you need to get back to the basics then the Beginner's Genealogy Special Interest Group (SIG) can help; if you use the Family Tree Maker program to build your family tree consider attending their monthly sessions to expand your skill level and to keep up-to-date on what's new; and if you're interested in writing your family stories, attend the Storytellers classes to get your creative juices flowing. Check the Events Calendar for meeting dates & times. To get more details and to sign-up to attend, or to suggest a new class or SIG on a topic that's near and dear to you, send an email to our Education Director, Debra Einweck, at


Visit the Library!
The Green Valley-Sahuarita Genealogy Library, a Partnership of Southern Arizona Genealogy Society and the La Posada Community is open!  Operating hours:  Monday - Friday from 9am-3pm; Saturday from 9am-12pm. Visit our Library page for more information.


March 23
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Beginner's Genealogy SIG – MEMBERS ONLY
We all have to start someplace and when we do, it is very helpful to have some help. This group is designed to be just ...

April 11
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Storytellers: Writing Family Stories
  Don't let your family stories or research get lost in time! Write stories to share with family and future generations.   Classes will focus on ...

April 12
9:30 am to 11:30 am
FamilyTree Maker SIG – MEMBERS ONLY
A Special Hands-on Meeting for FTM SIG members only. An email regarding this special session was sent to the group members on March 10, 2022. ...

April 20
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SAGS Monthly Meeting
  For our April meeting we will have two main presentations. No short program is planned.      Presenter:  Becky McCreary Topic:  Writing Our Stories: ...

April 22
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
3rd Arizona Genealogy Day
  The Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board and the Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records presents their 3rd Annual Genealogy Day. This is a FREE ...