Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas

Sheriffs of Kendall County

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Cost of Book - $20.00 includes Texas Sales Tax
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Offical Notice

Beginning on May 11, the Family History Place will be open to the public, but initially with reduced hours.
Hours will be afternoons from 1-4 pm.  State guidelines for museums and libraries will be in effect. We will provide social distancing, face masks and gloves. We hope to announce a full schedule of operations soon.

2021 Seminar

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If you prefer a .pdf version, click here

First Families Celebration

Because of the uncertainty that surrounds the Covid-19 pandemic, the First Families Celebration for this year has been cancelled. First Families applications are still being accepted, but the certificates for applications from both 2020 and 2021 will be awarded at the 2021 First Families Celebration. We look forward to the time when we can resume our normal friendly activities.

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.
We Have Reopened, initially with afternoon hours only.
[See notice above.]
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