Index to Biographical Directories & Histories

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This database is an index that includes every name found in the fourteen biographical directories, county histories and town histories, listed below, pertaining to Kendall County, Illinois. You can use this information to lookup actual references in these source documents. They are typically avialable on microfilm through inter-library loans.  Please check with your local library.

Source CodeSource
BS Bateman, Norman & Paul Selby, editors. Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois & History of Kendall County. With special authors and contributors. Chicago: Munsell Publishing Co., (1914) Two volumes, 1078 pages.
FA Farren, Kathy, editor. A Bicentennial History of Kendall County, Illinois. Yorkville, IL: Kendall County Bicentennial Commission, (1976) 314 pages.
GF Biographical Directory of Kendall County, Illinois. Chicago: Fisher & Co., (1876) 114 pages.
HI Hicks, Edmund W., Reverend. History of Kendall County, Illinois: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Time. Aurora, IL: Knickerbocker & Hodder, (1877) 439 pages
JO Johnson, Oliver C. and Anna French Johnson. Atlas and History of Kendall County, Illinois. Maps and Plats, Biographies and Special Features. Elmhurst, IL: Friendly Map & Publishing Co., (1941) 112 pages.
KK Durant, Pliny A, et al. Commemorative Portrait & Biographical Record of Kane & Kendall Counties, Illinois. Chicago: Beers, Leggett & Co., (1888) 999 pages.
KW Genealogical & Biographical Record of Kendall & Will Counties, Illinois. Chicago: Biographical Publishing Co., (1901) 670 pages.
LP Shufelt, Mrs. John L. When Lisbon Was A Prairie. Yorkville, IL: Kendall County Record, (1917) 13 pages.
MC Rasmusen, Honor Brodie. History of the Millington Methodist Church and Community 125th Anniversary 1833-1958. Publisher not given, (l958) 48 pages.
NS Newark Sesquicentennial Committee. Newark's Sesquicentennial History: A Community Proud of Its Heritage 1835-1985. Yorkville, IL: Kendall County Record (1985) 139 pages.
OS Oswego Sesquicentennial Days Steering Committee, Roger Matile, editor. 150 Years Along the Fox: The History of Oswego Township Illinois. Oswego Sesquicentennial - 150 Years - 1833-1983. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., (1983) 191 pages.
PF Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers & Breeders Grundy & Kendall Counties, Illinois. Chicago: Prairie Farmer Publishing Co., (1917) 221 pages.
RL Lisbon Pioneer Days Book Committee. Roads To Lisbon…Past and Present, A collection of Biographical Sketches. Prepared for the 150th Anniversary of the settling of Lisbon (IL). Yorkville, IL: Kendall County Record, (1985) 112 pages.
YO Lucinda Tio and Kathy Farren, A History of Yorkville, Illinois 1836-1986. Published for Yorkville's Sesquicentennial, (1986) 220 pages.


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SurnameGiven NamePageCode
SurnameGiven NamePageCode
Aasen Ole Anderson 41 RL
Abbott A. M. 85 GF
Abbott Caroline A. (Courtright) 144 KW
Abbott George L. 845 BS
Abbott Mr. 164 HI
Abbott Newton J. 776 BS
Abbott Newton J. 329 HI
Abbott Robert 144 KW
Abby Asenath 903 KK
Abby Barney 51 GF
Abby Barney 903 KK
Abby Cyrena 903 KK
Abby David 903 KK
Abby Dorinda A. 903 KK
Abby H. 862 BS
Abby H. 15 GF
Abby Harrison 912 BS
Abby Henry 876, 877 BS
Abby Henry 51 GF
Abby Henry 211, 280 HI
Abby Henry 902, 903 KK
Abby Jane 903 KK
Abby John 903 KK
Abby John B. 673 BS
Abby Jonathan 903 KK
Abby Julia 903 KK
Abby Lorenzo 903 KK
Abby Maria 903 KK
Abby Mary P. (Fowler) 903 KK
Abby Phebe 854, 903 KK
Abby Polly 903 KK
Abby Russell B. 902 KK
Abby Russell B. 854 KK
Abby Sarah 903 KK
Abby Sarah (Vail) 854, 903 KK
Abby Shadrach 902, 903 KK
Abby Susan M. 903 KK
Abby Thomas 911 BS
Abby Thomas 227 HI
Abel Delina A. 1008 BS
Abel Della 102 PF
Abel Hannah (Miller) 902 KK
Abel J. 51 GF
Abel Jacob 902 KK
Abel John B. 1008 BS
Abel Susannah (Barber) 1008 BS
Abens A. 166 YO
Abens B. 166 YO
Abens Genevieve 81 PF
Abens John 99 PF
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