Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas

Family Photo Fund Raiser

Professional Photographer Jason Abbott will take family photos with all revenue going to GSKC. Call 813-503-1647 to set up an appointment. For $25 receive one digital image and a starter family tree chart. See our Facebook page for more details.


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 - 4 pm
Wednesday,  10 am - 9 pm 
Thursday,  10 am - 9 pm
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.


Volunteer Opportunities

We are always in need of volunteers.  In addition to our Research Center, we have other opportunities.  Click on the SignUp button to see all of the opportunities.
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"The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten"

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

March, 7
“One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” …Your Book Will Tell the Family Stories!
 You have collected numerous pictures, records, certificates, etc. over the years...if not decades.  Now, you may ask yourself "What can I to do with them?".  The answer is simple - make a personalized Family History Book for yourself as well as your family members...what a special family treasure.    In connection with MyCanvas by Alexaders and, putting together a family history book is easy and fun!  Karla Abbott, a long-time genealogical researcher, has developed these books for many years.  This two-hour class will give you ...