Texas Family History Societies (H-L)

This section lists associations from Humble Area to Lake Jackson giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Humble Area Genealogical Society

An Obituary Index is accessible, along with links to other on-line resources you may find of use, which includes Taxes Death Certificates 1903-1976.

Back Issues of their Newsletter are also available on the site.

Website:
http://www.humblegen.org/

Kendall County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1981 and is located in Boerne.  Boerne Cemetery Inscriptions including Photographs are on the site.

Many archives can be accessed at their Library, which incorporate approximately 2250 books, 44 journal titles, manuscripts, topographic maps and some County Courthouse Records. 

Many publications are sold by the society, which include:

  • Alsace to Texas: A Narrative of the experiences of two European Emigrant Families
  • Back Issues of Keys to the Past
  • Battle of Walker Creek
  • Boerne, a Brief History
  • Genealogical Abstractions From Kendall County, Texas Probate Records
  • Images of America: Boerne
  • Kendall Co. Tax Rolls 1880-1890
  • Lee, His Last Days in Texas
  • US 2nd Cavalry - Its Last Days in Texas 1861
  • War Dead of Kendall Co. 1862-2010
Website:
https://gskctx.org/

Kerr County - Kerrville Genealogical Society

The aims of the society are to bring people together to enhance their research skills and to help people increase their ancestral knowledge.

A large collection of resources are available at Kerr Regional History Centre and Archives, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Publications
  • Cemetery Surveys
  • Census Returns
  • Early Court Registers
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Local Newspapers
  • Marriage Records
  • Obituaries
  • State Death Indices
Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkerrgs/

Kingsland Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1989, their aim being to promote and encourage an interest in genealogy.

The book Families of Early Kingsland and Nearby Communities in Llano and Burnet Counties is sold by the society.  An Index of Surnames in this Book is accessible on their site.

Many archives are available in the Kingsland Library, which comprise:

  • Army Muster Rolls
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers
  • Court Documents
  • Early Settlers
  • Emigrants from Ireland 1847-1852
  • Genealogies
  • Land Documents
  • Newspaper Abstracts
  • Obituaries
  • Passenger Lists
  • Tax Lists
  • Vital Records
  • Will Abstracts

These archives do not only cover Texas, but other States of America and further afield. 

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkinggs/

Lake Jackson Historical Museum

Many resources can be accessed in their Archives, which comprise:

  • Archaeological Artefacts
  • Early Dow Publications
  • Letters
  • Manuscripts
  • Memorabilia
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs

Lake Jackson Oral History DVD's are also available.

Website:
http://www.lakejacksonmuseum.org

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