Kerrville Genealogical Society
The Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc., is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing people together for the purpose of expanding their research skills and, in the process, increasing their ancestral knowledge.
Contact the Society by e-mailing them at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing
letter to Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc; 505 Water Street; Kerrville, TX 78028.
The Society has, as one of its goals, the collection and preservation of historical and genealogical data for Kerr County and the surrounding area, and is the primary sponsor of the Genealogy Center of Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library - assisting in its growth and effectiveness. The Library has recently moved this Genealogy Collection to the new Kerr Regional History Center & Archives, adjacent to the Library on Water Street in Kerrville. The Society's contributions include furnishing volunteers with genealogy experience to help those who visit the Center for genealogy information, help and guidance.
These genealogy facilities are quite extensive for a small community, and draw visitors from well beyond the boundaries of this County. Included in the Collection are books, periodicals, research materials, computer terminals, a CD ROM library which contains census records and indices, social security & military files, microfilm rolls of census records for Texas and many southern states, Kerr County Deeds, Marriages, Death Indices (State of Texas) and the "Kerrville Mountain Sun" & "Kerrville Daily Times" newspapers. In addition, individual members of the Society have compiled important genealogical data from local records and have published this material as an aid to research in Kerr County.
Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc., meets every third Wednesday of the months of January, February, March, April, May, September, October and November. It gathers in the Meeting Room of the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library and meetings begin at 2:00 pm - generally lasting about two hours. Always included is a speaker or program which is designed to focus upon some venue of genealogical research. Guests are welcome.
Should you wish to become a member of the Society, please send your name, address, and annual dues to: The Treasurer, Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc; 505 Water Street; Kerrville, TX 78028. Annual dues are $15.00 single and $20.00 family.
Contributions to Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc., are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Make check payable to Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc., and mail to the above address on Water Street in Kerrville.
Officers for 2010
Secretary: Mary Overton
Treasurer: Harriet Chesi
Note: KGS President, Jack Thurman, due to illness, has
resigned, effective August 3, 2010. Judy Trolinger, 2nd Vice President
will replace him for the rest of his term that ends January 2011.
History Center/Library Liaison:
Editor of "KerrTrails": Mike Bowlin
Door Committee: Nina Dalla, Sharon Smith
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