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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Kendall County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}  
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Kendall County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}  
  
 
== Courthouse <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289226071109_450" />  ==
 
== Courthouse <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289226071109_450" />  ==
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[http://www.co.kendall.tx.us/ips/cms Kendall County Courthouse]<br>201 E. San Antonio St. <br>Boerne, Texas 78006<br>County Clerk - Darlene Herrin<br>Phone: 830-249-9343 ext. 230<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and land&nbsp;records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kendall County, Texas. Page 667 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
Kendall County has been home to two Courthouses. The first one, built in 1870, is still in use, across the street from the current courthouse, built in 1998.
 
Kendall County has been home to two Courthouses. The first one, built in 1870, is still in use, across the street from the current courthouse, built in 1998.
 
Kendall County Courthouse<br>201 E. San Antonio St. <br>Boerne, Texas 78006<br>County Clerk - Darlene Herrin<br>Phone: 830-249-9343 ext. 230<br>Email: darlene.herrin@co.kendall.tx.us<br>Office Hours: 8 am-12 noon, 1-5 pm
 
 
[http://www.co.kendall.tx.us Kendall County Government website]
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Kendall County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkendall/cemetery.htm Kendall County Cemeteries] from the Kendall County TXGenWeb site  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkendal/cemetery.htm Kendall County Cemeteries] from the Kendall County TXGenWeb site  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[https://gov.propertyinfo.com/TX-Kendall/ Kendall County Land Records Database]
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[https://gov.propertyinfo.com/TX-Kendall/ Kendall County Land Records Database]  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''A History of Kendall County, Texas,'' 1984, by Kendall County Historical Commission.
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*''A History of Kendall County, Texas,'' 1984, by Kendall County Historical Commission.  
*''Historic Images of Boerne, Texas,'' 1982, by Garland A. Perry.
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*''Historic Images of Boerne, Texas,'' 1982, by Garland A. Perry.  
*''A Hundred Years of Comfort in Texas, ''1954; rev. ed. 1974, by Guido E. Ransleben.
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*''A Hundred Years of Comfort in Texas, ''1954; rev. ed. 1974, by Guido E. Ransleben.  
*''Death on the Nueces: German Texans Treue der Union, ''2002, by Rodman L. Underwood.
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*''Death on the Nueces: German Texans Treue der Union, ''2002, by Rodman L. Underwood.  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hck03 Kendall County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hck03 Kendall County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
  
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*[http://www.boernestar.com/ The Boerne Star] Newspaper  
 
*[http://www.boernestar.com/ The Boerne Star] Newspaper  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkendall/newspaper.htm Newspapers in Kendall County] from the Kendall County TXGenWeb site.
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkendall/newspaper.htm Newspapers in Kendall County] from the Kendall County TXGenWeb site.
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*Wikipedia has a list of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives online newspaper archives] for Texas.
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=25699 {{nowrap|San Antonio newspapers}}] from the late 1800's that may include residents from Kendall County.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*Genealogical and Historical Society of Kendall County <br>725 N. Main #3<br>Boerne, Tx 78006<br>830-331-8730 <br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txgskc/ website]
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*Genealogical and Historical Society of Kendall County <br>114 East Blanco Road<br>Boerne, Tx 78006<br>830-331-8730 <br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txgskc/ website]
  
 
*Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txbahps/ website] <br>P.O. Box 178<br>Boerne, TX 78006
 
*Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txbahps/ website] <br>P.O. Box 178<br>Boerne, TX 78006
  
*Kendall Historical Commission [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkendall/comm.htm website] <br>P.O. Box 993<br>Boerne TX 78006
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*Kendall County Historical Commission [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkendall/comm.htm website] <br>P.O. Box 993<br>Boerne TX 78006
  
 
*Boerne Public Library [http://www.ci.boerne.tx.us/index.aspx?nid=197 website]<br>210 N. Main St.<br>Boerne, TX 78006<br>(830)249-3053<br>Fax (830)249-8410
 
*Boerne Public Library [http://www.ci.boerne.tx.us/index.aspx?nid=197 website]<br>210 N. Main St.<br>Boerne, TX 78006<br>(830)249-3053<br>Fax (830)249-8410
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*Kendalia Public Library [http://kendalialibrary.com website]
 
*Kendalia Public Library [http://kendalialibrary.com website]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Boerne Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Courthouse

Kendall County Courthouse
201 E. San Antonio St.
Boerne, Texas 78006
County Clerk - Darlene Herrin
Phone: 830-249-9343 ext. 230

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records[1]

Kendall County has been home to two Courthouses. The first one, built in 1870, is still in use, across the street from the current courthouse, built in 1998.

History

Parent County

1862--Kendall County was created 10 January 1862 from Blanco and Kerr Counties. County seat: Boerne [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Kendall County border changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Boerne | Bergheim | Comfort | Kendalia | Sisterdale | Waring | Welfare

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Kendall County Cemeteries from the Kendall County TXGenWeb site

Church

Court

Land

Kendall County Land Records Database

Local Histories

  • A History of Kendall County, Texas, 1984, by Kendall County Historical Commission.
  • Historic Images of Boerne, Texas, 1982, by Garland A. Perry.
  • A Hundred Years of Comfort in Texas, 1954; rev. ed. 1974, by Guido E. Ransleben.
  • Death on the Nueces: German Texans Treue der Union, 2002, by Rodman L. Underwood.
  • Kendall County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site

Military

Kendall County provided soldiers to both the Confederate and Union armies.

Newspapers

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

  • Genealogical and Historical Society of Kendall County
    114 East Blanco Road
    Boerne, Tx 78006
    830-331-8730
    website
  • Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society website
    P.O. Box 178
    Boerne, TX 78006
  • Kendall County Historical Commission website
    P.O. Box 993
    Boerne TX 78006
  • Boerne Public Library website
    210 N. Main St.
    Boerne, TX 78006
    (830)249-3053
    Fax (830)249-8410

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kendall County, Texas. Page 667 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).