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01-04-2013  Biography Page:    C. Ray AbbottEdna (Shaheen) AbrahamFred Lee AdamsKyle AdamsGustav K. SingerGladys H. KeltonEdmond Gore SkinnerArchie N. Slaughter

01-02-2013  Biography Page (new): 13 biographies added

 

Month of December:  redesigning 32 webpages adding info to some: and added Obituary Page

04 Nov 2012  Obituary - Shirley D. Webb

15 Oct 2012   Redesign Home Page.  New coordinator Billie Nichols Bennett.

 

2 Aug 2012    See the updates on the Kerrville Genealogical Society's website.  The Society now has its own mailing address c/o the History Center, 425 Water Street, Kerrville, TX 78028;  New hours and a new telephone number for the Kerr Regional History Center are among the new items.   A link to their website is under "Other Kerr County Links" in the left column of the Kerr Co TXGenWeb page.     Or visit     http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkerrgs/

 

1 May 2012      Thank you TXGenWeb Surfing Committee for naming Kerr County as the April 2012 County of the Month.    The TXGenWeb is a wonderful site and provides free genealogy information for researchers of every county in the state.  And thanks to the volunteers who contribute so much to the Kerr County TXGenWeb pages.

                        

 1 May 2012    Jim Dangel has given permission to link to his website which features excerpts from Gerald Witt's "History of Eastern Kerr County".  Thanks Jim    JimDangelPages.htm


19 Feb 2012    Charles Sherman has provided several gravestone photos for Nichols Cemetery for the Sherman and Secrest families.   Thanks Charles.  The latest burial information is also added to the webpage in Garden of Memories  and Garden of Memories North.    The search engine is updated.

 

21 Jan 2012     Happy New Year!   Updates are made to some cemetery pages & to the Master Index for the Cemetery Pages.     Kerr County cemeteries and Master Cemetery Index  Check the Kerrville Genealogical Society page for the latest Meeting place and date & the new officers for 2012.    KGS WebPage

 

27 Oct 2011   All of the Kerr County TXGenWeb page's genealogy data can be found right here at   http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkerr2/

21 Aug 2011  Ruth Kiel and her husband, Colonel Frank Kiel, have furnished photos for  Verde Valley Cemetery (located on Las Espuelas Ranch) after a recent visit to the site.   Thanks to them for these photos.      Verde Valley Cemetery

 

22 Jul 2011   Photos for the Heise Cemetery have been provided by Larry Welty.   Larry is Chairperson for the Kerr County Historical Commission's Endangered Properties committee.    These photos show the age and deterioration of the cemetery's site.   Thanks to Larry for his work on Endangered Properties in Kerr County  and for providing these photos for the Kerr County TXGenWeb page.    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/heicem.htm    Recent burial information is also added to the Kerr County Genealogy webpage and the search engine has been updated.

 

14 May 2011  During the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library's renovation, the KGS meetings will be held in various places instead of the library's meeting room.    The Society's research facilities will still be available online by e-mailing them at  kerrgensoc@live.com    Check Kerrville Genealogical Society's page for updated program information.  KGS Page and About The Society
        
                  

19 Mar 2011   More burial information is posted to the cemetery pages and a new photo is on the Crider-Moore Cemetery page.      
Kerr County Cemeteries    Master Index

              
26 Jan 2011  See Ken McWha's photo of a newborn fawn and its mother taken at   Glen Rest Cemetery recently.   Thanks Ken.
                    
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/GlenPhotos.htm  

 

8 Jan 2011      Cemetery Pages have been updated with recent Kerr County burials and the Pico Search Engine is  also updated.   

22 Jul 2010     Another Tivy "Antler" yearbook transcription has been provided the Kerr  County TXGenWeb page by Thelma Sutton.  This time it is for the 1939 "Antler".   Names of the Senior students with their activities along with the faculty is first.  Then the Junior, Sophomore and Freshmen students are next (names, only).  Also included are alphabetical listings for the 6th and 7th grades.   The Tivy High School students are not listed alphabetically but you can use your "Find" feature in your browser to search for a name.  
Tivy Antler for 1939   Thanks Thelma.
                          

10 Jun 2010   Thelma Sutton has sent her transcription of the 1937 Tivy "Antler" yearbook.  Names of all seniors, their activities and parents are included as well as a listing of the students in the Junior, Sophomore and Freshmen classes.  Kerr Photos & More or  Tivy High School 1937 "Antler"    Thanks, Thelma.

 

4 Mar 2010      More new burial listings are added to the Kerr County cemetery pages and  the Pico Search Engine is updated.    Turtle Creek Cemetery has several additions as do Garden of Memories, Glen Rest and Sunset.   The Cemetery Master Index will help find names of interest to you.  Thanks to Harriet Chesi for her contributions.  Kerr County Cemeteries         Master Index

 

24 Jan 2010     Charles Sherman has contributed several school days photos from early days in Kerr County...Lowrance School, Kelly Creek School and Turtle Creek School.  The "Early School Days" page is expanded to include the latest pages with these school photos.   He also sent an article about the Turtle Creek Sewing Club which formed in 1926.    Many pioneer Kerr County families' names can be found in the article.   See  Kerr Photos and More   then scroll down to view the new Early  School Days pages and the Turtle Creek Sewing Club page.

1 Jan 2010       Happy New Year!!   Thanks to each of you who contribute genealogy data to the Kerr County TXGenWeb page for all to see and use.    The Pico search engine is updated with recent burial information that was posted to the cemeteries of Kerr County pages.

    
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