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
Cables Frank 802, 886 BS
Cables Frank 219 HI
Cadmus A. 9 LP
Cadmus G. A. 61 GF
Cadmus J. A. 63 GF
Cady Baldwin D. 86 GF
Cady Demetrius W. 776 BS
Cady William B. 776 BS
Cady William B. 332 HI
Cain Gladys 155, 161, 162 YO
Cainer Hanson S. 683 BS
Cairns William 782 BS
Calabrese Frank 190 YO
Calahan Eliza (Jones) 16 MC
Calahan J. C. 25 MC
Calahan Joe 11 MC
Calahan Lucinda (Brimhall) 25 MC
Caldow Annie 993 BS
Caldwell A. 86 GF
Caldwell Billy 40, 68 HI
Caldwell Dr. 976 KK
Caldwell Esther (Sherrill) 976 KK
Caldwell Ezekiel 970 KK
Caldwell James 61 GF
Caldwell John 698 BS
Caldwell Julia (Shepherd) 1049 BS
Caldwell Julia A. (Shepherd) 970 KK
Caldwell L. 86 GF
Caldwell Lewis 1049 BS
Caldwell Lewis 970 KK
Caldwell Mary M. (Shepherd) 970 KK
Caldwell William 61 GF
Caldwell William 970 KK
Calhoun Mr. 89 OS
Calker Sis 719 BS
Calkins Fannie 800 BS
Callaghan Robert 290 FA
Callahan Alena 131 PF
Callahan D. 697 BS
Callahan Monie 123 PF
Callin James 704 BS
Calvert Carol 24 NS
Calvert David Jr. 44 GF
Calvert David Sr. 44 GF
Calvert Jean 24 NS
Calvert Larry 24 NS
Calvert Loran 23 NS
Calvert Mary 39, 40 MC
Calvert Mary 24 NS
Cambourn Stephen A., Dr. 178 PF
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