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
Waddle Henry 193 HI
Wadhams Jonathan, Rev. 887 BS
Wadhams Jonathan, Rev. 255 HI
Wadhams Seth 691 BS
Wadsworth F. 692 BS
Wadsworth J. (Julius) 692, 693 BS
Wadsworth Nancy 874 KK
Wadsworth T. 692, 693 BS
Wagner Adeline 51 OS
Wagner Alice 129 PF
Wagner Arthur 107A JO
Wagner B. E., Rev. 52 OS
Wagner Calina 809 BS
Wagner Carol 27 MC
Wagner Cecelia 129 PF
Wagner Charles 82 GF
Wagner Clara May 107A JO
Wagner Delila 171 FA
Wagner Delilah (Golliday) 991 BS
Wagner E. J. (Hopkins) 40 GF
Wagner Eleanor 87F JO
Wagner Ella Jane (Hopkins) 112 KW
Wagner Emil 129, 200 PF
Wagner Esther Linsley (Wagner) 107A JO
Wagner Gertrude 129 PF
Wagner Hilda 129 PF
Wagner Hiram D. 334 HI
Wagner I. C. 129 PF
Wagner James N. 991 BS
Wagner Joel 335 HI
Wagner John 142, 144 FA
Wagner Julia (Brendel) 129 PF
Wagner Karen 109 YO
Wagner Kittie (Jefferson) 129 PF
Wagner Leonard 129 PF
Wagner Lewis 129 PF
Wagner M. 166 YO
Wagner Maggie 111 KW
Wagner Margaret A. 991 BS
Wagner Marion 129 PF
Wagner Mary 86F JO
Wagner Mary J. 991 BS
Wagner Molly 803 BS
Wagner Paulina R. 991 BS
Wagner Paulina R. 264, 273 KW
Wagner S. F. 40 GF
Wagner Samuel S. 991 BS
Wagner Sarah 803 BS
Wagner Sarah 107A JO
Wagner Sarah A. 991 BS
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