Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas

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



2018 Seminar Has Been Announced

John Sellers
The 14th Annual Hill County Family History Seminar has been announced.  This year our speaker will be Mr. John Sellers.  John is a fifth generation Texan and native of Hopkins County.  He has been researching for twenty-six years and he has been lecturing for over twenty years.  He is a popular regional and national  speaker.  John has served as both the President of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society and as the Mayor of Sulphur Springs, Texas.  He specializes in courthouse research and a myriad of other topics.
 
Topics for the seminar will be announced at a later date.
 
Registration will begin November 1, 2017
 
The date of the seminar is Saturday, February 24, 2018, and will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00  pm at the Kronkosky Place, 17 Old San Antonio Road, Boerne, TX 78006.
 
Mark the date on your calendar and we will see you there!



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:
 
New 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.
 

 


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Last Updated on July 7, 2017


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


July, 28
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 ...
August, 25
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 ...
September, 16
General Meeting
Speaker:  Martha Boye Topic:      "FamilySearch"       Visitors are welcome at General Meetings.  Membership is not required to attend.
September, 29
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 ...
October, 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 ...