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
O'Boyle Henry 99 GF
O'Brien Abbie (Shaver) 1028 BS
O'Brien Alice 811 BS
O'Brien Anna 116 PF
O'Brien Annie (Budd) 958 BS
O'Brien Annie (Budd) 95C JO
O'Brien Belle (Charlson) 115 PF
O'Brien C. 113 GF
O'Brien Carrie 115 PF
O'Brien Cecelia (Terrison) 975 BS
O'Brien Cecilia 812, 935 BS
O'Brien Celia (Terrison) 1029 BS
O'Brien Charlotte (Anderson) 115 PF
O'Brien Christiana (Young) photo Christiana 870A,1028 BS
O'Brien Cora 115, 122 PF
O'Brien Deb 25 NS
O'Brien Dennis 30 RL
O'Brien Elizabeth (Bedford) 115 PF
O'Brien Elizabeth (Christian) 967 KK
O'Brien Elizabeth (Christianson) 100E JO
O'Brien Elizabeth (Christianson) 644 KW
O'Brien Ella A. (Taylor) 1029 BS
O'Brien Ella May 1029 BS
O'Brien Ellen 1029 BS
O'Brien Ellen 82 PF
O'Brien Ethel Mae (Kjellesvick) 30, 67 RL
O'Brien Evelyn 115 PF
O'Brien Father 952 BS
O'Brien Father 877 KK
O'Brien Francis 87, 88, 115 PF
O'Brien Francis L. 1029 BS
O'Brien Fred 105 PF
O'Brien Fred Y. 922 BS
O'Brien Fred Y. 178 PF
O'Brien Frederick Y. photo Frederick Y., 870A,1028 BS
O'Brien George 947, 1029 BS
O'Brien George 967 KK
O'Brien George 644 KW
O'Brien George 28 OS
O'Brien George 87, 115, 148, 154, 198 PF
O'Brien George 88D; 100E JO
O'Brien George O. 115 PF
O'Brien Grace (Bedford) 115 PF
O'Brien Guy 115 PF
O'Brien Ida 115 PF
O'Brien Ida Mae 1029 BS
O'Brien James 115, 154, 158, 198 PF
O'Brien John 958 BS
O'Brien John 1029 BS
O'Brien John 95C JO
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