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
Ailey Sarah (Fortuner) 922 KK
Ailey William 922 KK
Ainsworth Benjamin J. 774 BS
Ainsworth Benjamin J. 337 HI
Aird Anna E., Mrs. 86A JO
Aird George R. 86A JO
Aitken Walter 861 BS
Aitken Walter 85 GF
Aitken Walter (Jr.) 300 HI
Aitken Walter (Sr.) 406 HI
Akerlow George 80 OS
Akland Chester 163 YO
Akler Ida 163 YO
Akre Alan 26 NS
Akre Alan 92 RL
Akre Bessie 35 MC
Akre Bill 25, 80 NS
Akre Bill 41 MC
Akre Dale 34 NS
Akre David 26 NS
Akre Don 26 NS
Akre Doris 41, 42 MC
Akre Doris (Brown) 35 MC
Akre Fred 26 NS
Akre Grace (Thompson)(Mrs. Ralph) 104, 105 RL
Akre Grace [Grace D. Thompson] 23 NS
Akre Janice 25 NS
Akre Janice Kay (d. Ralph & Grace) 104 RL
Akre John 22, 33 NS
Akre Julie 26 NS
Akre Karen 26 NS
Akre Keith (s. Alan & Roberta L.) 92 RL
Akre Kenneth 27 NS
Akre Kevin (s. Alan & Roberta L.) 92 RL
Akre Kyle (s. Alan & Roberta L.) 92 RL
Akre Larry 41 MC
Akre Larry 25, 36, 80 NS
Akre Lawrence 91 NS
Akre Louis 35, 41 MC
Akre Louis, Mrs. 41 MC
Akre Marcia 26 NS
Akre Marcia Lynn (d. Ralph & Grace) 104 RL
Akre Myrtle 24 NS
Akre Pam 26 NS
Akre Pamela Louise (d. Ralph & Grace) 104 RL
Akre Ralph [Ralph John] 52, 104, 105 RL
Akre Reed 27 NS
Akre Roberta Lynn (Knutson)(Mrs. Alan) 92 RL
Akre Roger 26 NS
Akre Ronald 26 NS
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