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
Brown James 282, 335 HI
Brown James 86, 193 PF
Brown James, Dr. 877, 878, 879, 895 KK
Brown Jennette (Barker) 981 KK
Brown Jessie B. 57 FA
Brown Jim 112 NS
Brown Joe 810 BS
Brown John 954 BS
Brown John 734, 778, 952, 953 BS
Brown John 215, 359 HI
Brown John 244 HI
Brown John 63B; 76G JO
Brown John 825, 878, 879 KK
Brown Joseph 36 HI
Brown Joseph 352 KW
Brown Joseph Ira 282 KW
Brown Joseph J. 86, 193, 203 PF
Brown Joseph P. 95, 96, 100 GF
Brown Joseph Platt 281 KW
Brown Joshua 976 KK
Brown Julia 35 MC
Brown Keith 41 MC
Brown Keith 25 NS
Brown Kelly 27 NS
Brown Kenneth 78 NS
Brown Kevin 27 NS
Brown Lemuel 128, 166 HI
Brown Lemuel 61C JO
Brown Lester 34 GF
Brown Libbie 954 BS
Brown Libbie 879 KK
Brown Lloyd 86 PF
Brown Louisa M. 84 PF
Brown Louise 34 MC
Brown Louise 86 PF
Brown Louise Cary 122 OS
Brown Lucy 917 BS
Brown Lucy (E.) 285 HI
Brown Lucy E. 808 BS
Brown Luella (Platt) 145 KW
Brown Mabel Annette 284 KW
Brown Mady Ann 751 BS
Brown Marcia 86D JO
Brown Margaret (Knauf) 86 PF
Brown Margaret (Nettleton) 954 BS
Brown Margaret (Nettleton) 879 KK
Brown Marietta 842 BS
Brown Marinda 81F JO
Brown Marinda 868 KK
Brown Marinda 642 KW
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Data last uploaded on 2014-08-21 17:51:07-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson