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
Wright Edward 62C; 62D JO
Wright Edward 7 LP
Wright Edward 60 NS
Wright Edward 136, 140, 144 FA
Wright Elijah W. 667, 681 BS
Wright Elijah W. 131, 133 FA
Wright Elisha 751 BS
Wright Elisha B. 681, 910 BS
Wright Elisha B. 196 HI
Wright Eliza 974 KK
Wright Emma 106, 132 PF
Wright Erma 132 PF
Wright F. 813 BS
Wright Frances 130 PF
Wright Francis 649, 681, 682, 689 BS
Wright Francis 133 FA
Wright Frank 132 PF
Wright Frank Lloyd 99 RL
Wright Fred L. 183 PF
Wright George 881, 992 BS
Wright George 215 PF
Wright Glenn 108 YO
Wright J. 101 PF
Wright James 353 KW
Wright John 667 BS
Wright John 132 FA
Wright John R. 667 BS
Wright Josiah 775 BS
Wright Josiah 979 KK
Wright Julia Ann (Edgerton) 979 KK
Wright Katherine (Gates) 132 PF
Wright Louie L. 837 KK
Wright Louisa (Barker) 981 KK
Wright M. 877 BS
Wright M. C. 5 LP
Wright Mary 813 BS
Wright Mary Ann (Edgerton) 979 KK
Wright Mary E. (Richmond) 353 KW
Wright Melissa S. (Hills) 1003 BS
Wright Miland 132 PF
Wright Milton 816 BS
Wright Milton 282 HI
Wright Milton 979 KK
Wright Miss 751 BS
Wright Mr. 16 YO
Wright Myrtle (Bland) 132 PF
Wright N. T. 5 LP
Wright R. D. 76E JO
Wright Rev. 918, 931 BS
Wright Rev. 289 HI
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