Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas
Registration is now open!
 
Thirteenth Annual Hill Country Family History Seminar
presented by The Genealogical of Kendall County
 
Saturday April 22, 2017
 
 
Guest Speaker - Dr. Michael Lacopo
 



Boerne Livery


Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas



 
"The purpose of the Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas shall be 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 its members and to the general public."
Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas Constitution, Article III


Family History Place


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 - 8:30 pm
Wednesday, 10 am - 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 January 20, 2017


Some of the historic pictures are courtesy of Dietert Historical Archives, Patrick Heath Public Library


January, 21
General Meeting
The program in January will be a presentation by various GSKC Chairs on our key programs we provide throughout the year.  We will have Hal Harwell (First Families) and Brooks Boye (Seminar) describing our key programs. We also will have some additional information/updates provided on our volunteer program and our partnership with LDS.  This Jan. program will help to update the general membership on GSKC programs of both past accomplishments and future goals.   Note Location Change for This Meeting Only   Visitors ...
January, 27
Friendship Friday
LET’S ALL GET TOGETHER!! Have you ever thought that you would like to talk to “that person” a little longer? Well now is your opportunity! The last Friday of the month, we will gather at the Family History Place to VISIT with our members and friends. Bring a snack to share and whatever it is that you like to drink! LET’S MAKE SOME NEW FRIENDS! ! Everyone is invited and we urge you to bring your friends and join the ...
February, 18
General Meeting
Speaker:  Judy McVay Topic:      "Family Lore Becomes Historical Fiction"   This program will be a book review of True Women and Hill Country written by Judy's cousin, Janice Woods Windle. The focus will be on the Woods family members and how these actual people are portrayed in these historical novels.   Visitors are welcome at General Meetings.  Membership is not required to attend.
February, 24
Friendship Friday
LET’S ALL GET TOGETHER!! Have you ever thought that you would like to talk to “that person” a little longer? Well now is your opportunity! The last Friday of the month, we will gather at the Family History Place to VISIT with our members and friends. Bring a snack to share and whatever it is that you like to drink! LET’S MAKE SOME NEW FRIENDS! ! Everyone is invited and we urge you to bring your friends and join the ...
March, 18
General Meeting
Speaker:  William "Pat" Blackman Topic:       "Immigration 1890-1920: 20 years that changed the face of America"   “I don’t claim to be a historian in the classical sense of the word because I don’t have a degree in history,” claims Pat Blackman.  “I’m just a guy who’s loved history since childhood and studied it ever since.”    Pat's presentation will cover the so-called second great wave of immigrants, mainly from eastern and southern Europe, why they migrated to America, what ...