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 CONTENTS TO KEYS TO THE PAST, NOVEMBER 2004

Keys to the Past
Contents Page
Vol. XXIII(November, 2004) NO. 2



Table of contents
President's Message.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2
Editor's Message.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2
GSKC News and Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
President of Comal County Genealogical Society Speaks to GSKC.. . . . 6
Books Donated to GSKC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Upcoming Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Library Visitor Statistics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
VOLUNTEER INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
FIRST FAMILIES OF KENDALL COUNTY, TEXAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
KENDALL COUNTY GENEALOGY.. . . . . . 12
FORT FAMILY OF FRANCE.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
PEDIGREE CHARTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
COURTHOUSE COLLECTIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Cattle Brands. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
OBITUARIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 20
Fischer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Then & Now.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
GENERAL GENEALOGY. . . . . . . . ... 22
Confederate Pension Application Sources Available in the Historical Genealogy Collection .. 22
Genealogy Can Save Your Life. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Could you pass these tests? . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Rewarding Research. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
"That's No Boarding House". .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 31