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
Allback David 25 NS
Allen Alta 104 PF
Allen C. F. 71 RL
Allen Captain 712 BS
Allen Deliah M. (Peck) 68 GF
Allen Dr. 871 BS
Allen E. 51, 60 GF
Allen E. R. 167 HI
Allen E., Mrs. 871 BS
Allen Edna (Morrison)(Mrs. C. F.) 71 RL
Allen Ethan 980 KK
Allen Henry, Rev. 636 KW
Allen J. R., Rev. 279 HI
Allen Joanna 105 KW
Allen Mary 805 BS
Allen Nathan 862 BS
Allen Thomas W. 68 GF
Allen V. V. 912 BS
Allen W. T., Rev. 764 BS
Allen William 778 BS
Allen William 363 HI
Allen Wright 700 BS
Alley/Ailey Anna 71 RL
Alling J. H., Rev. 279 HI
Allison James 802, 886 BS
Allison James 219 HI
Allison Mr. 816 BS
Allison Mr. 250 HI
Allousez Father 24, 25 FA
Allousez Mr. 18,23 HI
Allwardt Martin 95 YO
Allwardt Martin T., Pastor 149 YO
Allyn Francis 691, 692 BS
Almay Bert 134 YO
Almy A. C. 155 PF
Almy Albert C. 81 PF
Almy Angeline (McDonald) 81 PF
Alp Professor 74G JO
Alsager Andrew 43 NS
Alsager Andrew 81 PF
Alsager Andy 42 NS
Alsager Cecelia 120 YO
Alsager Cora (Anderson) 82 PF
Alsager Debra 26 NS
Alsager Erick 81 PF
Alsager Ingeborg 82 PF
Alsager Lars 115 NS
Alsager Lars 81 PF
Alsager Lars 22 RL
Alsager Laurie 111 RL
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