Welcome to our website!
The Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas was founded in 1981. We are located in Boerne in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. Our purpose is to promote the study of family research, to collect and preserve biographical data and records of the people of the community and their ancestors, to build and maintain a genealogical library, and to offer programs of genealogical and historical interest to our members and to the general public.
We invite you to explore our new website. Be sure to look at our library. We have reference material for the entire United States in addition to an excellent collection of Kendall County publications. If you have family ties in Kendall County look at our First Families of Kendall County. It is an excellent way to document your family
Salt Lake City 2016 Trip
Each year The Genealogical Society of Kendall County takes a group of researchers to Salt Lake City to spend a week at the Family History Library
. This has become a regular trip for some members. We hope that you will join us in 2016 when we will again travel to Salt Lake City from Sunday, June 5 through Sunday, June 12. We stay at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel
which is located next door to the Library. In addition to spending many enjoyable hours doing research, we usually have a little time for socializing during the day or evening. You do not need to be a member of the society to join our research trip. If you want to join our group this year, notify Gwen Adrian (contact information follows). Each traveler is responsible for making their own hotel reservation and travel arrangements. We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate of $87.00 per night plus tax. Contact the Plaza Hotel at 801-521-0130 and request a reservation under the group name of The Genealogical Society of Kendall County. For more information, contact our trip coordinator, Gwen Adrian, 830-377-9012 or email
Family History Place
Be sure to visit our excellent research facility, The Family History Place
. We are located at 114 E. Blanco Street in Boerne, Texas. We are happy to announce a new partnership between The Family History Place (FHP) and the Family History Center (FHC) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS). The FHC has relocated to the FHP at 114 E. Blanco Street. This partnership has increased the number of free genealogical databases and websites available to all visitors, in addition to the ability to order films from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. We have also expanded our hours:
Monday, 1 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday, 10 am - 4 pm, 5 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday, 10 am - 4 pm, 7 pm - 9 pm
Thursday and Friday, 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday, closed
If you are visiting from out of town, other hours can be arranged by appointment.
The research facility is open to the public and free. Volunteers are available to assist you with your research questions and problems.
"The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten"
Last Updated on May 1, 2016
Some of the historic pictures are courtesy of Dietert Historical Archives, Patrick Heath Public Library