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
Ackley Veda 81 PF
Adams Alan 41 MC
Adams Arnold 41 MC
Adams Arthur 26 MC
Adams Augustus 294 HI
Adams Avis 22 NS
Adams Benjamin 815 BS
Adams Benjamin G. 774 BS
Adams Benjamin G. 327 HI
Adams Caroline 816 BS
Adams Charles 51 GF
Adams Daniel 41 MC
Adams Diantha 816 BS
Adams Diantha 285 HI
Adams Earl 641, 661, 816, 909, 919, 926 BS
Adams Earl 104 FA
Adams Earl 54, 78, 102, 147 HI
Adams Earl 57F; 69A JO
Adams Earl 11 YO
Adams Edward 105 KW
Adams Edward W., Rev. 887, 918 BS
Adams Eleanor 6 MC
Adams Eugene 6 MC
Adams Frances (West) 26 MC
Adams George 774 BS
Adams George 326 HI
Adams Gladys (Mrs. Samuel) [Gladys A. Leonard] 6 MC
Adams J. L. 232 HI
Adams J. Q. 85, 112 GF
Adams J. Q. 74 NS
Adams Jennie 813 BS
Adams Jesse 48 MC
Adams John 38 HI
Adams John Q. 329 HI
Adams Joseph 845 BS
Adams Joseph 300 FA
Adams Joseph R. 844 BS
Adams Larry 177 YO
Adams Lena 36 MC
Adams Lois 22 NS
Adams Lydia 105 KW
Adams Mary 41 MC
Adams Mary (Breuer) 6 MC
Adams Mary (Darnell) 972 BS
Adams Mary (Darnell) 84F JO
Adams Mehitable 105 KW
Adams Melinda (Pierce) 85 GF
Adams Mr. 714 BS
Adams Mr. 103, 104, 294 HI
Adams Mrs. 35 MC
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