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
Packard P. P. 56 GF
Packer Elizabeth 1024 BS
Paddock George 894 BS
Paddock George 181, 193 HI
Paddock George 7 MC
Paddock George 47 GF
Paddock Mr. 166 HI
Paddock William 894 BS
Paddock William 181, 192 HI
Paetz Martha 95 PF
Paff Captain 980 KK
Paff Hattie L. (Lewis) 980 KK
Pagdin Ann (Radford) 1019 BS
Pagdin Emma 1019 BS
Pagdin Emma 109 PF
Pagdin Richard 1019 BS
Page Catherine (Vreeland) 135 KW
Page Charles 679, 905 BS
Page Charles 91 GF
Page Charles 47 GF
Page Charles 836 KK
Page Charles 1 LP
Page D. 169 YO
Page Dale 174 YO
Page F. 9 LP
Page Harry 922 BS
Page Harry 848 BS
Page Harry 14, 60, 76 NS
Page Harry 928 BS
Page Harry 214 PF
Page Henry 983 KK
Page Henry 135 KW
Page Henry 8 LP
Page Henry 60 NS
Page Henry 356 KW
Page J. F., Rev. 843 BS
Page Janis 176 YO
Page John A. 777 BS
Page John A. 332 HI
Page John E. 715 BS
Page L. W. 136 FA
Page L. W. 17, 108 GF
Page Mary A. (Greenfield) 905 BS
Page Mary Ann 966 BS
Page Mary Ann 92D JO
Page Mary Ann 870 KK
Page Mary Ann (Greenfield) 836 KK
Page Mr. 1016 BS
Page Nellie 92B JO
Page Nellie 897 KK
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Data last uploaded on 2014-08-21 17:51:07-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson