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  • Karnes County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 23, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar County.
    Established:  04-Feb-1854
    County Seat:  Karnes City, Texas

    County history - Karnes County is named in honor of Henry Wax Karnes (September 8, 1812  August 16, 1840) is notable as a soldier and figure of the Texas Revolution, as well as the commander of General Sam Houston's "Spy Squad" at the Battle of San Jacinto.

    Karnes Courthouse
    1. Karnes County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Karnes County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Karnes County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Karnes County Historical Society & Museum
          P.O. Box 162
          Karnes City, TX 78118

    4. Karnes County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Karnes County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Karnes County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Karnes County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Karnes County Vital Records - Karnes County Clerk, Courthouse, Karnes City, TX 78118-2959.


  • Kendall County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 10, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Kerr and Blanco Counties on 10-Jan-1862.
    Established:  xx-Feb-1862
    County Seat:  Boerne, Texas

    County history - Kendall County is named in honor of George Wilkins Kendall, a journalist and Mexican-American War correspondent.

    Kendall Courthouse
    1. Kendall County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Kendall County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Kendall County - Genealogical/Historical Society
    4. Kendall County - US/TXGenWeb site (Archives) (None found online at the time of this update.)
    5. Kendall County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Kendall County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Kendall County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Kendall County Vital Records - Kendall County Clerk, Courthouse, Boerne, TX 78006.
               Note:  Certified Marriage License requests should be directed to the County Clerk's Office in which the event occurred. Certified copies of a Divorce Decree requests should be directed to the District Clerk's Office in which the event occurred.
      Census Information:
    9. 1870 Census (T) - Boerne (Precincts 1 & 2), Spring Branch (Precinct 3), Sisterdale (Precinct 4), Comfort (Precinct 5).


  • Kenedy County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 23, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Willacy, Hidalgo and Cameron Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1921
    County Seat:  Sarita, Texas

    County history - Kenedy County is named in honor of Mifflin Kenedy, an early rancher in the area.

    Kenedy Courthouse
    1. Kenedy County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Kenedy County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Kenedy County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Kenedy County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Kenedy County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Kenedy County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Kenedy County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Kenedy County Vital Records - Kenedy County Clerk, P.O. Box 7, Sarita, TX 78385-0007.


  • Kent County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 23, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar and Young Territories.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1876
    County Seat:  Jayton, Texas

    County history - Kent County is named in honor of Andrew Kent, who died at the Battle of the Alamo.

    Kent Courthouse
    1. Kent County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Kent County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Kent County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
         Kent County Genealogical and Historical Society
         P.O. Box 414
         Jayton, TX 79528

    4. Kent County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Kent County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Kent County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Kent County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Kent County Vital Records - Kent County Clerk, P.O. Box 9, Jayton, TX 79528-0009.


  • Kleberg County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 13, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Nueces County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1913
    County Seat:  Kingsville, Texas

    County history - Kleberg County is named in honor of Johan Christian Justus Robert Kleberg (1803 1888), an early German settler and soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto. Most of the county's land lies within the famed King Ranch, which also extends into neighboring counties.

    Kleberg Courthouse
    1. Kleberg County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Kleberg County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Kleberg County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Kleberg County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Kleberg County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Kleberg County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Kleberg County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Kleberg County Vital Records - Kleberg County Clerk, 700 East Kleberg, P.O. Box 1327, Kingsville, TX 78364-1327.

    9. King Ranch - Captain King and business partner Gideon "Legs" Lewis purchased the 15,500-acre Mexican land grant
               then known as the Rincon de Santa Gertrudis  the first foothold of what would become the legendary King Ranch of
               Texas.
    10. Kleberg County - Genealogy links
    11. Kleberg County - Handbook of Texas Online


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