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
Adams Rev. 887 BS
Adams Rev. 298 HI
Adams Richard 85 GF
Adams Sadie 18 MC
Adams Samuel [Samuel Joseph] 4, 6 MC
Adams William 787 BS
Adams William 336 HI
Adams Wright 780, 816, 817 BS
Adams Wright 282, 285, 349 HI
Adams Wright 87 NS
Adamson Henry 785 BS
Adamson Henry 368 HI
Addington Keen H. 820 BS
Addis John 901 BS
Adkins Tom 24 NS
Adsit James M. 650, 665, 671, 677, 688, 689, 691, 693, 703, 704 BS
Agard Horace 831 BS
Agard J., Rev. (John W.) 268 HI
Agard John W., Rev. 831 BS
Agard John, Rev. 193 HI
Agard John, Rev. 44 MC
Agard Marcia (Thomas) 831 BS
Agard Rev. (John W.) 832 BS
Agnew Betty 143 YO
Ahrens Alice (Benjamin) 81 PF
Ahrens Bessie (Atherton) 808 BS
Ahrens Bessie L. 81 PF
Ahrens Dorothy 85E JO
Ahrens E. W. 81, 156, 192, 203 PF
Ahrens Ernest 1019 BS
Ahrens Ernest 99 YO
Ahrens Ernst 33 GF
Ahrens Eugene 81 PF
Ahrens Evelyn 81 PF
Ahrens Glen 85E JO
Ahrens Henry 920 BS
Ahrens Johanna (Stoffregen) 33 GF
Ahrens Johanna (Stoffregen) 99 YO
Ahrens Kathryn A. 61 YO
Ahrens Lester 85E JO
Ahrens Lizzie 85E JO
Ahrens Louise (Lippold) 1019 BS
Ahrens Mabel Beecher 85E JO
Ahrens Walter 85E JO
Ahrens William E. 81, 153, 192 PF
Ahuja M. L. 28 OS
Ahuja Tom 173 OS
Aiken Robert 97 GF
Aiken William 95 GF
Ailey Ann 922 KK
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