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Welcome to Kerr County's Genealogy Webpage

From the Heart of the Texas Hill Country


Kerr County, TX - Photos & More

(If you have a historic Kerr Co photo or a biographical sketch of a Kerr County family, you are invited to send it to be included on this page.


   Advertising from Yesteryear  

Swim in Drinking Water
Special!!   $1.50 for a Wash & Lube
Take the Bus to Legion, Center Point and Leon Springs 
Tomatoes 9c a lb.; Chuck Roast 17c a lb.; Apple Butter 14c for 26 oz. jar

Bandera Pass
Revisiting the Story With a Note from
 Joseph Neal Luther, PhD.

       Camp Verde News from 1856   
(Article from "The Weekly Telegraph" of  Houston submitted by Oliver Peasley)  

       "Essie's Story"   
by Patrick MartinEssie's Great-Grandson
(Photos and Story Submitted by Patrick Martin)

  Early School Days Photos 
      (Photos from Casey Flinn, Billy Howell, Joe Luther, Maxine Powell,
            Charles Sherman, Julia Wendel Stehling, Shirley Webb and Lauthare Zesch)

      Early Kerr County Documents & Maps of Interest  
(The signatures of 3 Kerr Co Pioneers are on one 1875 document)
(Two Early Kerr County Historic Maps are shown)


 Florine Jones Photograph Album 1904 -1906 
Submitted by Mary C. Woelper

 Harry Gilman
    and William Albert Taylor Family Group Records
Submitted by Mary Simons
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Eli Skaggs Hankins Descendants 
Provided by Billie Nichols-Bennett


Hospital Memories  
Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital
by B. Don Zesch

    Kerr County World War II Casualties
Kerrville Mountain Sun Memories  
by B. Don Zesch

The Lackey Family 
   From Ireland to Kerr County, Texas
 Compiled by Claudia Lackey

   Lowrance Family Documents 
courtesy of  Rondina P. Muncy


      Luther & Neal Families of Kerr County 
Photos & Genealogy 
 by Joseph Neal Luther

  Merritt Family Photo page  

        Sherwood Randolph Merritt Biographical Sketch  
       Texas Rangers Ceremony at Gravesite of S. R. Merritt 
     Photos and Family Genealogy Data provided by
Charles Anderson Merritt

  The Nichols Family  
A link to Billie Nichols-Bennett's Webpage of 
Nichols Family Genealogy, Pictures and Stories.
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       Our Lady of Guadalupe Church - 1948  
(Courtesy of Robert Puig)
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     Rees Family Photos 
(Thanks to Casey Cluiss Flinn)            

           September 16th Celebration - 1935   
(Courtesy of Robert Puig)
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    John Sherman - Early Settler Story 
     as published in "West Kerr Current"
© 2006
 (Thanks to West Kerr Current for permission to use
this interesting article)

     Summer Fun - 60 years ago  

Class of '37 Tivy "Antler" Exerpts  
Names of all Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen are Included.

Transcribed by Thelma Sutton and Presented to the Kerr Co TXGenWeb Page
(Note:  Use your "Find" or "Find on Page" feature to search for names.  The listings
are not alphabetical but are as they appear in the "Antler")

Class of '39 Tivy "Antler" Exerpts 
 Names of all High School Students - Seniors to Freshmen
plus 6th & 7th grades are included
Transcribed by Thelma Sutton and Presented to the Kerr Co TXGenWeb Page
Some lists are not alphabetical.  In that case, use your Brower's "Find" feature to search for names.

     The 1931 Earthquake in Kerrville  
From the autobiography of  Norman Luther, Jr., provided by his son, 
Dr. Joseph Neal Luther, who gives additional information on this occurrence.

    Turtle Creek Sewing Circle - 1926 
(Lots of recognizable names)
(submitted by Charles Sherman)

The Train 
By Joseph Luther © 2004

        Wirt Mann Photos& Resumé Exerpts   

      (Courtesy of Doris Moore)

       Y. O. Ranch Views, Kerr County, Texas  
      (submitted by Shirley Webb)