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What Was New - 2009
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10 Nov 2009    More new burial listings are added to the Kerr County cemetery page.   The
                           Pico Search Engine is updated.    Center Point and Nichols cemeteries
                           are the primary updated listings.  Garden of Memories also has some updates.
Kerr County Cemeteries     The Cemetery Master Index will help find names of interest
                           to you.   
Master Index

24 Oct 2009    The George H. Gaston burial site is added with genealogy notes by
                          Mike Bowlin.    And the Wellborn/Willborn family burials are included thanks to
                          family members and Mary Matthews who provided the information.
Kerr County Cemeteries

13 Oct 2009    The Descendants of Eli Skaggs Hankins in a generational format has
                          been provided to Kerr TXGenWeb by Billie Nichols-Bennett.   Thanks, Billie.
Hankins Family Descendants                Kerr Photos and More

                          Some new cemetery information is on the cemetery page:  The new Crider Family
                          Cemetery is listed with one burial.   The William F. Watson gravesite is added
                          with a gravestone photo by Maxine Powell.   And several other new burials
                          are added to the various cemeteries in our listings    
Kerr County Cemeteries

11 Sep 2009     An interesting story about moving from the old hospital to the new
                            Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital in the late 1940's has been added by
                            Don Zesch who helped with the move when he was a teen-ager.
Hospital Memories  on the Kerr Photos and More  page.

7 Sep 2009      There now are expanded links to the Kerrville Genealogical Society and
                            Kerr County Historical Commission websites.   Look under "Other Kerr Co
                            Links" in the left column on the
Kerr Co TXGenWeb home page.   
                          And don't forget to check the Kerr County Queries to see if you might have
                           an answer to one of those posted there.   
Kerr County Queries

26 Aug 2009     Pictures from visits to Kerrville in 1904 and 1905 are featured in a
                            photograph album kept by Florine Jones.   The photos
                            show young people having summer fun and some scenes of the Kerr County
                            area just after the turn of the century.   Only first names, or no names at
                            all, are in the album.   See some of the pictures from this album in the
                            "Kerr Photos & More" section.   If you recognize people or places write
Webmaster                            Kerr Photos and More

                           Thanks to Mary C. Woelper of Atlanta, Georgia, for providing the photos
                           from the album and to Ricky Smith, her cousin, for scanning the pictures.

11 Jul 2009      Several burials have been added to the cemetery pages for Kerr County
                           TXGenWeb.  The search engine is updated and the Cemetery Master
                           Index is also updated.   
Kerr County Cemeteries and Cemetery Master Index

31 May 2009    A link to a new item on the TXGenWeb page is under "Texas Muster Rolls
                           1835-1836" on the Kerr County Page.   This consists of scans of the
                           original Muster Rolls.  There's a surname index prepared by TXGenWeb
                           member, Billie Nichols Bennett.   And you can choose to view the original
                           documents in .pdf format.     Thanks to TXGenWeb for making this
                           available to its member pages

9 May 2009     Another cemetery is added to the listings for Kerr County.   This is a small
                          family burial plot located on private property in the Ingram area.   Four
                          children are buried there with gravestones restored by the property owner
                          several years ago.   Some family information is included.   If you have any
                          further information be sure to let us know. 
Young Family Plot   

21 Apr 2009    A new Cemeteries Brochure is now available for free download on this page.
                          The Kerr County Historical Commission has produced a Cemeteries Brochure
                          in conjunction with the Kerrville Convention & Visitors Bureau and the
                          Kerr Co TXGenWeb Site.   The Brochure is in .PDF format and can be downloaded
                          to your computer by following directions on the page.   Go to "Cemeteries Brochure
                          Download" on the home page for Kerr Co TXGenWeb.  This takes you to the page
                          for the brochure download.      
Kerr County Cemeteries Brochure Download

20 Mar 2009    Beverly Moore has sent some military gravemarker photos for Nichols
                          Cemetery burials and those are now linked to the names in that cemetery
                          listing.  Other recent burial information has also been added to the cemetery
                          on the Kerr Co Page from local newspaper sources.  
Cemeteries     Master Index

                         Jeanne Sutton has added photos for the Harris Cemetery which is on the campus
                         of Schreiner University and she's provided an accurate GPS location for
                         that cemetery, also.   
Harris Cemetery of Kerr County

11 Mar 2009    Recent burial information has been added to the Kerr County Cemeteries
                            and Cemetery Master List pages.  
Kerr County Cemeteries and Cemetery Master Index
                            The Pico search engine has been updated.

13 Feb 2009   The Kerrville Genealogical Society's webpage has a new URL.   You can
                           always access that page through the link on the Kerr TXGenWeb Home page
                           under "Other Kerr County Links".   
Kerrville Genealogical Society
1 Jan 2009     Happy New Year to all Kerr County researchers & webpage contributors!

                         Charles Sherman has updated the format for the 1900 Kerr County
                         Census Index, making it much easier to search.    Go to the Census
                         Page and scroll down to the 1900 Index.  
Census Page

                         A new link to the Institute of Texan Cultures is found under "Other Kerr
                            Kerr County Links".   Photos from Kerr County and surrounding Hill
                            Hill Country sites can be found there.   See the
Kerr County TXGenWeb Home Page

                         Recent burials have been added to the Kerr County Cemetery pages
                           and the Pico Search Engine has been updated.  
Kerr County Cemeteries

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