Parents of the Brides and Grooms

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Source Notes

Some of the records were compiled from microfilm copies of Kendall County marriages filmed by the Latter Day Saints Church. Some records were compiied from official Kendall County Marriage Registers, Book 1 and Book 2, covering the period from May 1841 to September 1915. These Marriage Registers were viewed at the County Clerk & Recorder Office of Kendall County in Yorkville, IL. 

Marriage Registers Books 1 and 2, included space for a considerably larger amount of relevant information. The following information was supplied: the number of the license; the date of license; by whom affidavit, if any, was given; by whom consent to the marriage was given; where and when the marriage took place; a list of the witnesses; by whom the marriage was certified with their name and office (a minister, judge, Justice Of The Peace, etc.); the date the marriage license was returned to the county clerk's office; and the date the license was registered in the county clerk's office.
The following questions relating to the groom were asked: the full name of the groom; the groom's place of residence; the groom's occupation; the groom's age on his next birthday; the groom's race or color; the groom's place of birth; the groom's father's name; the groom's mother's name; and the number of the groom's marriage. The following questions relating to the bride were asked: the full name of the bride; the bride's maiden name if a widow; the bride's place of residence; the bride's age on her next birthday; the bride's race or color; the bride's place of birth; the bride's father's name; the bride's mother's name; and the number of the bride's marriage.

Unfortunately, many spaces in Marriage Registers, Books 1 and 2 were left blank and unanswered. The date a marriage certificate was issued was typically given. In some cases, the date of marriage was not provided. In these cases the date the license was returned or recorded, was used as the date of marriage, as the actual date is unknown.

Marriage records have been extended from the ending date in the official Marriage Registers of September 1915 until December 31, 1949. These marriage records were acquired from several sources. Early issues of the Kendall County Record and the Kendall County News read, and when a writeup of a marriage was found the information was added to the marriage record database. These entries are indicated by the Source code "Newspaper."

During some of the period between September, 1915 and December, 1949 a weekly list of the marriage licenses issued, was published in the local newspapers. These entries are indicated by the Source code "License." The dates indicated generally a short period before the actual wedding date.

A final significant source of marriage data was found in Lutheran Church records coded as follows:

Church NameLocationSource Codes
Bethlehem Lutheran Morris, Grundy Co., IL BLCRBap = Baptism
BLCRCon = Confirmation
BLCRFun = Funeral
BLCRMar = Marriage
BLCRMem = Membership
Fox River Lutheran Miller Twp, La Salle Co., IL FRCRBap = Baptism
FRCRCon = Confirmation
FRCRFun = Funeral
FRCRMar = Marriage
FRCRMem = Membership
Grace Lutheran Saratoga Twp, Grundy Co., IL GLCRBap = Baptism
GLCRCon = Confirmation
GLCRFun = Funeral
GLCRMar = Marriage
GLCRMem = Membership
Newark Lutheran Newark, Kendall Co, IL NLCRBap = Baptism
NLCRCon = Confirmation
NLCRFun = Funeral
NLCRMar = Marriage
NLCRMem = Membership
Norway Lutheran Miller Twp, La Salle Co., IL NOCRBap = Baptism
NOCRCon = Confirmation
NOCRFun = Funeral
NOCRMar = Marriage
NOCRMem = Membership
Plattville Lutheran Seward Twp, Kendall Co, IL. PLCRBap = Baptism
PLCRCon = Confirmation
PLCRFun = Funeral
PLCRMar = Marriage
PLCRMem = Membership
Saint John's Lutheran Plano, Kendall Co., IL SJCRBap = Baptism
SJCRCon = Confirmation
SJCRFun = Funeral
SJCRMar = Marriage
SJCRMem = Membership
Scandinavian Lutheran Plano, Kendall Co., IL SLCRBap = Baptism
SLCRCon = Confirmation
SLCRFun = Funeral
SLCRMar = Marriage
SLCRMem = Membership
Trinity Lutheran Millbrook, Kendall Co., IL TLCRBap = Baptism
TLCRCon = Confirmation
TLCRFun = Funeral
TLCRMar = Marriage
TLCRMem = Membership
West Lisbon Lutheran Lisbon Twp, Kendall Co., IL WLCRBap = Baptism
WLCRCon = Confirmation
WLCRFun = Funeral
WLCRMar = Marriage
WLCRMem = Membership
     
     
For example: BLCRCon equals Bethlemhem Lutheran Church Confirmation records    
For example: NLCRFun equals Newark Lutheran Church Funeral records    
     
There are two exceptions to these rules.    
1. Some of the Fox River Lutheran and West Lisbon Lutheran marriage records were combined.   FRWLMar = Marriage
2. The Fox River Lutheran Church Historian compiled some baptism records.   FRHiBap = Baptism

Please see the Church Directory page for contact information for the above churches, if they still exist.

 

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Child'sChild'sFather'sFather'sMother'sMother'sBook  Lic.
SurnameGiven NameSurnameGiven NameSurnameGiven NameNo.PageNo.
Child'sChild'sFather'sFather'sMother'sMother'sBook  Lic.
SurnameGiven NameSurnameGiven NameSurnameGiven NameNo.PageNo.
Benjamin Lottie H. Benjamin James Evans Margaret Book 2 109 2902
Benn Ludwig Benn Otto Poelvsen Mary Book 2 173 3156
Bennett Adeline "Addie" Louise Bennett Charles N. Brown Louise Maria [Maria Louise] Book 2 91 2830
Bennett Anna Bennett Mandeville Robbins Phebe Jane Book 1 13
Bennett Charles M., Jr. Bennett Charles M., Sr. Canfield Louisa Book 1 38
Bennett Charles T. Bennett Morgan R. Griffin Sarah L. Book 1 82
Bennett Corbett W. Bennett Charles N. Brown Louise Maria [Maria Louise] Book 2 128 2978
Bennett Daniel Bennett William Sarley Ann Book 1 113
Bennett Edith Bennett Daniel Hatch Sylvia Book 1 76
Bennett Ellen Bennett Nathaniel T. Delonais Margaret M. Book 1 129
Bennett Eugene A. Bennett N. A. Rowley Harriet D. Book 1 22
Bennett George Edwin Bennett Nathaniel T. Delonais Margaret M. Book 1 40
Bennett Ida May Bennett Morgan R. Griffin Sarah L. Book 1 120
Bennett Martha E. Bennett Morgan R. Griffin Sarah L. Book 1 82
Bennett Valerie Bennett Charles N. Brown Louise Maria [Maria Louise] Book 2 128 2979
Benoit Josephine Benoit Peter Frene Libbie Book 1 68
Benson Anna Benson Andrew Johnson Mana Book 2 100 2865
Benson Benjamin M. Bjornson Bethel Tollefson Bertha Book 1 142
Benson Bertha Benson John Thompson Mary Book 1 133
Benson Lizzie Rvale Bjorn Tuglestad Gurine Book 2 204 3283
Benson Sarah Benson Benjamin Larson Julia Book 1 63
Bent David F. Bent Thomas D. Henderson Lizzie C. Book 2 205 3287
Bentley Bernice Bentley Samuel Durant Minerva Book 1 55
Benton Norman A. Benton Benjamin Fulton Sarah Book 2 208 3296
Bentson Bert T. Bentson John Knutson Augusta Book 2 179 3182
Bentson Louis Bentson Nels Elue Book 2 104 2881
Bentson Sadie T. Bentson John Knudson Augusta Book 2 50 2565
Bentson Tillie Cordelia Bentson John Knutson Augusta Book 2 226 3368
Benz Beulah Alice Benz John Ripley Ida J. Book 2 247 3454
Benz John, Jr. Benz John, Sr. Hahries Alice Book 1 120
Berggren Hilma Berggren Oliver Peterson Anna Book 2 163 3118
Berggren Hulda G. Berggren Oliver Jacobson Anna Book 2 58 2668
Bergstrom Annie O. Bergstrom Andrew C. Carlson Christine A. Book 2 160 3107
Berlyn Corinne Berlyn Barney Dare Rosa Book 2 212 3315
Bernard George J. Bernard George John Grohans Sophia Book 1 150
Bernbonn Annie Bernbonn Lewis Sancton Bessie Book 2 86 2811
Bernhardt Lizzie A. Bernhardt William Culp Rosa Book 2 20 2179
Berry Hattie Berry William Trout Pauline Book 1 78
Berry I. P. Berry George L. Miles Amy Book 2 18 2156
Bertram Emma G. Bertram John Campbell Greenacre Elizabeth Book 2 19 2167
Bertram James G. Bertram John Campbell Greenacre Elizabeth Book 2 199 3263
Bertram John P. Bertram John Campbell Greenacre Elizabeth Book 2 120 2947
Bertsch Samuel S. Bertsch Friedrich Buffington Sarah Book 2 198 3258
Best W. A. Best Edward Hicks Mary Book 2 78 2776
Best William Austin Best Edward Hicks Mary Book 1 74
Bethel Esther Bethel Emerson B. Jessie Book 2 151 3070
Bethel Jane "Jennie" B. Bethel Emerson B. Jessie Book 2 93 2838
Bettes Linda (Foster) Bettes Samuel Borman Mary Book 2 34 2362
Betts Ruth Betts Edwin Emma Book 2 62 2715
Bexstrom Mary Bexstrom Ole Colson Betsy Book 1 95
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Data last uploaded on 2013-07-04 10:50:15-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson

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