Kendall County, Texas Genealogy

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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).