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
Abens John P. 81, 192 PF
Abens Katherine 106 PF
Abens LaVerne 81 PF
Abens M. 249 FA
Abens Margaret (Dickes) 81 PF
Abens Mary, Mrs. [Mary (Eipers); Mrs. Michael] 111 PF
Abens Michael 103 GF
Abens Verdell 81 PF
Abrahamson Martha 92 PF
Ackerman George 33 GF
Ackerman George E. 760, 822 BS
Ackerman Sheriff 761 BS
Ackiss E. J., Rev. 918 BS
Ackiss Ernest Lee, Rev. 165 FA
Ackiss Ernest Lee, Rev. 108 YO
Ackley Anna 81 PF
Ackley Bert 14 NS
Ackley C. 43 GF
Ackley Chester 782 BS
Ackley Chester 10 MC
Ackley Chester L. 353 HI
Ackley Edith 189 FA
Ackley Edith 156 YO
Ackley Ethel 81 PF
Ackley Ezra 644, 670, 893, 890 BS
Ackley Ezra 99, 103 FA
Ackley Ezra 9, 13 GF
Ackley Ezra 55, 56 HI
Ackley Ezra 53F; 54A JO
Ackley Ezra 956 KK
Ackley Ezra 2, 10 MC
Ackley Ezra 15 NS
Ackley Ezra 8 OS
Ackley George 10 MC
Ackley George A. 81, 192 PF
Ackley Iona 81, 88 PF
Ackley Leman 895 BS
Ackley Maurice 81 PF
Ackley Mr. 647, 709, 715, 891, 892 BS
Ackley Mr. 11, 12 GF
Ackley Mr. 75, 76, 99, 102 HI
Ackley Myrtle 10 MC
Ackley Myrtle 81 PF
Ackley Rena 81 PF
Ackley Rena (Gunsul) 81 PF
Ackley Robert 38 MC
Ackley Robert 81 PF
Ackley Robert W. 782 BS
Ackley Robert W. 325 HI
Ackley Veda 34 MC
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