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
LaBean Emily, Mrs. 926 BS
LaBrant J. 55 GF
LaBrant J. W. 114 GF
LaBreck Francis 96 GF
Lackenby James, Rev. 8 MC
Ladd Alice (Lester) 904 KK
Ladd Alma (Percival) 78 GF
Ladd Celia (Sanderson) 79 GF
Ladd Dwight 760, 822, 885 BS
Ladd Dwight 21, 79 GF
Ladd Dwight 249, 263 HI
Ladd Dwight 62A JO
Ladd Elias 885 BS
Ladd Elias 242 HI
Ladd Elias 62A JO
Ladd Frederick 98 GF
Ladd Hubert 904 KK
Ladd Mr. 815 BS
Ladd W. M. 804 BS
Ladd William 885 BS
Ladd William 78 GF
Ladd William 249 HI
Ladd William 62A JO
LaDieu Aaron 98 GF
LaDieu Ann (Serrine) 824 KK
LaDieu Daisy (Griffin) 809 BS
LaDieu George 809 BS
LaDieu Gertrude 803 BS
LaDieu John 98 GF
LaDieu Kinley 122 OS
LaDieu Mary J. (Griswold) 989 BS
LaDieu N. 78 GF
LaDieu Nellie 76 OS
LaDieu Norman 785 BS
LaDieu Norman 98 GF
LaDieu Norman J. 365 HI
LaDieu Peter 46 GF
LaDieu Peter 824 KK
LaDieu Sarah M. (Quackenbush) 98 GF
LaDieu Thomas E. 989 BS
LaDuc Tom 119 PF
Lafferty William H. 777 BS
LaForge Cornelia (Wilson) 96B JO
LaForge Jefferson N. 96B JO
LaForge John A. 96B JO
LaForge Laurin 96B JO
LaForge Martha W. (Conklin) 96B JO
LaForge Ora May 96B JO
LaForge Vivian (Findlay) 96B JO
Lagenby Christopher, Rev. 44 MC
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