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
Aldrich Nathan 54B JO
Aldrich Nathan 829, 830 KK
Aldrich Nathan 646 KW
Aldrich Nathan 630 KW
Aldrich Nathan 7, 8, 10 MC
Aldrich Nathan 192, 193, 236 HI
Aldrich Nathan J. 939 BS
Aldrich Nathan J. 54B JO
Aldrich Nathan J. 646 KW
Aldrich Neff 25 MC
Aldrich William 830 KK
Alertson Randolph 19 RL
Alford Aaron 800, 816 BS
Alford Aaron 237 HI
Alford Amoret 935 BS
Alford Betsy (Harkness) [Mrs. Andrew Jacob] 106D JO
Alford Catherine (Ricketson) 932 KK
Alford Clark 813 BS
Alford Clark 268 HI
Alford Clark B. 225, 285 HI
Alford Clark B. 932 KK
Alford Clark B. 368 KW
Alford Clark B. [Clark Baker] 701, 912 BS
Alford Clark, Mrs. [Catherine Ricketson; Mrs. Clark Baker, Sr.] 813 BS
Alford F. O. [Orman Franklin "Frank"] 61 GF
Alford F. O. [Orman Franklin "Frank"] 249 HI
Alford Frank [Orman Franklin "Frank"] 931 BS
Alford Gracie E. 95 PF
Alford Gussie, Miss 78 OS
Alford Laura 813 BS
Alford Lydia L. (Bowles) [1st Mrs. Orman Franklin "Frank")] 61 GF
Alford Mr. 800 BS
Alford Mr. 297 HI
Alford Robert 106D JO
Alford Rogers 813 BS
Alford Rogers 268 HI
Alford Samuel 931 BS
Alford Samuel 130 PF
Alford V. B. 813 BS
Alfred L. W. 61 GF
Alfred Mr. 863 BS
Alfredson Arthur 81 PF
Alfredson E. 192 PF
Alfredson Emil 81 PF
Alfredson Frieda (Mangnuson) 81 PF
Alfredson Harold 81 PF
Alger H. H., Rev. 874, 918 BS
Alger William H. 775 BS
Allaire A. 911 BS
Allaire A. 226, 227 HI
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