Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas
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Saturday, September 15
Monthly General Membership Meeting  (Meetings)
10:30 am
Patrick Heath Public Library Community Room, 451 N. Main St., Boerne, TX
Speaker:  Paul Barwick
Topic:  Historic Kendall County Jail Museum
 
Paul will give an interesting talk about the new museum that is being created at the Historic Kendall County Jail.  He will be speaking on the artifacts found in this area by Dean Sprowl and other artifacts which tell a story about our surrounding area.  Paul works for the City of Boerne and has spent many hours working with the Kendall County Historic Commission.



Saturday, October 13
Family History Month Open House  (Celebrations)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Family History Place - 114 E. Blanco, Boerne, TX
October is Family History month.  Come and celebrate at the GSKC open house.  We will have our research center open from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Stop by and see what is new and exciting!



Saturday, November 17
General Meeting  (Meetings)
10:30 am
Patrick Heath Public Library Community Room, 451 N. Main St., Boerne, TX
Speakers:            Margaret Sosa Schiess and Wynn D. Schiess
Topic:                   The Canary Islanders:  Laying the Foundations of San Antonio
  • Tracing the origins of the original Canary Islanders. 
  • Motivation to journey to San Antonio. 
  • Trials and accomplishments in San Fernando (San Antonio) de Bexar.
Margaret is an 11th generation Texan and traces her direct family line to 11 of the original Canary Islander Families.  Wynn loves Texas History (especially San Antonio’s).  Both are involved in the ongoing effort of tracing their family histories.
 
Visitors are welcome at General Meetings.  Membership is not required to attend.



Sunday, May 5, 2019 through Saturday, May 11, 2019
Family History Library Research Trip  (Research Trips)
Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Annual reserach trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  Join us for a week of research and fellowship.  This trip is open to all members and non-members.