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
Baar Ruth Byrd 101C JO
Babbit James C. 778 BS
Babbitt Don 193 YO
Babbitt Tim 198 YO
Babcock Moses 751 BS
Babcock Ruth 98 YO
Backley Mildred Rose 156 YO
Bacon A. M. 853 KK
Bacon Charles K. 775 BS
Bacon Charles K. 320 HI
Bacon George A., Lt. Colonel 787 BS
Bacon Hector 51 GF
Bacon Marrilla S. (Tolman) 853 KK
Bacon Mrs. 143 HI
Badger Joseph 661 KW
Badgley Anthony 85 GF
Badgley Hannah 807 BS
Badgley Hannah 271 HI
Badgley Louise 940 BS
Badgley Mr. 131, 281 HI
Badgley William H. 783 BS
Badgley William H. 360 HI
Baertschi Alan 46 RL
Baertschi Carol (d. Walter & Frances) 46 RL
Baertschi Frances 46 RL
Baertschi Paul (s. Walter & Frances) 46 RL
Baertschi Steve (s. Walter & Frances) 46 RL
Baertschi Walter, Pastor 46 RL
Bagg Louisa 1024 BS
Baggett Anne Marie (Larson)(Mrs. Thomas) 91 RL
Baggett Brandi Marie (d. Thomas & Anne M.) 91 RL
Baggett Megan Michelle (d. Thomas & Anne M.) 91 RL
Baggett Thomas 91 RL
Bagshaw Sarah 987 KK
Bagwill Almira S. (Neff) 944 BS
Bagwill Almira S. (Neff) 832 KK
Bagwill Almira Silence (Neff) 904 BS
Bagwill Almira Silence (Neff) 637 KW
Bagwill Ashley 17 MC
Bagwill Ashley M. 944 BS
Bagwill Ashley M. 835 KK
Bagwill Ashley Mills 904 BS
Bagwill Ashley Mills 638 KW
Bagwill Audrey 17, 39 MC
Bagwill Avon 944 BS
Bagwill Avon 17 MC
Bagwill Avon R. 1008 BS
Bagwill Bessie (Hughes) 944 BS
Bagwill Bessie (Hughes) 17 MC
Bagwill Bessie L. (Hughes) 1008 BS
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