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
Yard John 699 BS
Yarnsfanz Caroline 83F JO
Yates Governor 737, 739, 783, 791, 1028 BS
Yates Governor 149, 154 FA
Yates Governor 310 HI
Yates Governor 96 KW
Yates Richard, Gov. 63C JO
Yates Richard, Governor 772 BS
Yeigh John A. 771 BS
Yeigh John A. 80 FA
Yeigh John A. 83 GF
Yeigh John A. 258 HI
Yenerich L. G. 802 BS
Yentes Bruce 303 FA
Yerstad Martha 106 PF
Yertson Gertrude 807, 808 BS
Yertson Lydia 874 BS
Yingst Kenneth H., Rev. 185 FA
Yingst Kenneth H., Rev. 54 OS
Yoss Caroline I. (Henning) 867 KK
Yoss Theodore 867 KK
Young A. A. 109 GF
Young A. A. 378 KW
Young Addie 89B JO
Young Aileen 122, 147 OS
Young Albert A. 1076 BS
Young Albert A. 89G JO
Young Alice (Davenport) 132 PF
Young Ann (Whitlock) 97F JO
Young Annie (Plank) 110 GF
Young Bessie A. 1077 BS
Young Brigham 715 BS
Young Bruce 76 OS
Young C. H. 110 GF
Young Calvin P. 1077 BS
Young Carrie 121 PF
Young Catherine (Empie) 1077 BS
Young Charles 97F JO
Young Charles 132 PF
Young Charles H. 1076 BS
Young Charles, Jr. 97F JO
Young Christiana 1028 BS
Young Christina 1077 BS
Young Clarence 132 PF
Young David 86 OS
Young Don 89 YO
Young Dr. 823, 886 BS
Young Dwight 122, 124, 137, 139 OS
Young Dwight S. 137 OS
Young E. H. 49 GF
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