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
Akre Ronald Jay (s. Ralph & Grace) 104 RL
Alanders Amanda 82 PF
Albee A. H. 697, 698 BS
Albee Addison 74 GF
Albee Addison H. 650, 697 BS
Albee Albert B. 74 GF
Albee Annie (Thompson) 74 GF
Albee Eliza, Mrs. Addison 74 GF
Albee Eunice L. (Rosier) 74 GF
Albee Frank 74 GF
Albee Fred 74 GF
Albee Harrison 803, 885 BS
Albee Harrison 172 HI
Albee Harrison A. 74 GF
Albee Lillian, Miss 802, 809 BS
Albee Mr. 246 HI
Albee Orpha E. (Ashley) 74 GF
Albright Jacob, Rev. 384 HI
Alcott Gertrude (Godard) 360 KW
Alcott William 360 KW
Alden B. F. (Benjamin F.) 769, 876 BS
Alden B. F. (Benjamin F.) 69, 136 ,142 FA
Alden B. F. (Benjamin F.) 17, 103 GF
Alden B. F. (Benjamin F.) 143, 170, 197, 215 HI
Alden B. F. (Benjamin F.) 58B; 62C; 62D; 63A JO
Alden B. J. (Benjamin F.) 62C JO
Alden Benjamin Franklin 134, 140, 144 FA
Alden Catherine ((Avery) Durell) 136 FA
Alden John 69 FA
Alden Joshua 135 FA
Alden Lloyd 108 YO
Alden Louisa 135 FA
Alden Mabel 874 BS
Alden Mr. 143 HI
Alden Nathan 409 HI
Alden Priscilla 69 FA
Alden Vivian 157 YO
Aldrich Ada 25, 34 MC
Aldrich April 27 NS
Aldrich Benson 779 BS
Aldrich Benson 339 HI
Aldrich Caroline 830 KK
Aldrich Daniel 26 NS
Aldrich Delia (Southworth) [Delia Augusta (Southworth)] 897, 939 BS
Aldrich Delia A. (Southworth) [Delia Augusta (Southworth)] 219 FA
Aldrich Delia A. (Southworth) [Delia Augusta (Southworth)] 830 KK
Aldrich Delia A. (Southworth) [Delia Augusta (Southworth)] 646 KW
Aldrich Delia [Delia Augusta (Southworth)] 868 BS
Aldrich Della (Southworth) [Delia Augusta (Southworth)] 7 MC
Aldrich Dexter A. 778 BS
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