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
Abbott George L. 845 BS
Abbott Newton J. 776 BS
Abby H. 862 BS
Abby Harrison 912 BS
Abby Henry 876, 877 BS
Abby John B. 673 BS
Abby Thomas 911 BS
Abel Delina A. 1008 BS
Abel John B. 1008 BS
Abel Susannah (Barber) 1008 BS
Ackerman George E. 760, 822 BS
Ackerman Sheriff 761 BS
Ackiss E. J., Rev. 918 BS
Ackley Chester 782 BS
Ackley Ezra 644, 670, 893, 890 BS
Ackley Leman 895 BS
Ackley Mr. 647, 709, 715, 891, 892 BS
Ackley Robert W. 782 BS
Adams Benjamin 815 BS
Adams Benjamin G. 774 BS
Adams Caroline 816 BS
Adams Diantha 816 BS
Adams Earl 641, 661, 816, 909, 919, 926 BS
Adams Edward W., Rev. 887, 918 BS
Adams George 774 BS
Adams Jennie 813 BS
Adams Joseph 845 BS
Adams Joseph R. 844 BS
Adams Mary (Darnell) 972 BS
Adams Mr. 714 BS
Adams Rev. 887 BS
Adams William 787 BS
Adams Wright 780, 816, 817 BS
Adamson Henry 785 BS
Addington Keen H. 820 BS
Addis John 901 BS
Adsit James M. 650, 665, 671, 677, 688, 689, 691, 693, 703, 704 BS
Agard Horace 831 BS
Agard John W., Rev. 831 BS
Agard Marcia (Thomas) 831 BS
Agard Rev. (John W.) 832 BS
Ahrens Bessie (Atherton) 808 BS
Ahrens Ernest 1019 BS
Ahrens Henry 920 BS
Ahrens Louise (Lippold) 1019 BS
Ainsworth Benjamin J. 774 BS
Aitken Walter 861 BS
Albee A. H. 697, 698 BS
Albee Addison H. 650, 697 BS
Albee Harrison 803, 885 BS
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