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
Oleson Ole 53C; 62C; 62D JO
Oleson Ole N. 332 HI
Oleson Porter 928 BS
Oleson Porter C. 304, 305 HI
Oleson Porter C. 63D; 64A; 69C JO
Oleson Porter C., Colonel 812, 815, 836, 837 BS
Oleson Robert C., Col. 64A JO
Oleson Ruth 115 PF
Oleson Sarah 105 PF
Oleson Sebert 115 PF
Oleson Severin 115 PF
Oleson Susan (Larson) 644 KW
Oleson Susan B. (Whitney) 892 KK
Oleson Tina (Nelson) 115 PF
Oleson Walter 115 PF
Oleson Webster 892 KK
Olin Ben, Judge 87 NS
Olin Benjamin 775 BS
Olin Benjamin 326 HI
Olin Billie 177 YO
Olin Karen 25 NS
Olinger Katherine 122 PF
Oliver Nellie 94 YO
Olmstead A. 911 BS
Olmstead A. 227 HI
Olmstead Samuel 928 KK
Olmstead Willis 777 BS
Olmstead Willis A. 362 HI
Olsen A. V. 116, 199 PF
Olsen Agnes 116 PF
Olsen Belle 113 PF
Olsen Bert 116 PF
Olsen Carrie (Seim) 116 PF
Olsen Chris 116, 199 PF
Olsen Clarence 116 PF
Olsen Daniel Robert (s. Robert F. & Laurice J.) 58 RL
Olsen Elizabeth Pennybaker (d. Daniel R.) 58 RL
Olsen Gustie (Thompson) 116 PF
Olsen Hannah (Hatteberg) 116 PF
Olsen Howard 190, 194 YO
Olsen Iver 64 GF
Olsen Laurice J. (Haboush)(Mrs. Robert F.) 58 RL
Olsen Margaret (Pennybaker)(Mrs. Daniel R.) 58 RL
Olsen Marinus 189 FA
Olsen Marinus 156 YO
Olsen Mark Daniel (s. Daniel R. & Margaret) 58 RL
Olsen Mathew Robert (s. Daniel R. & Margaret) 58 RL
Olsen O. C. H. 198 PF
Olsen Olaf 116 PF
Olsen Olaf C. H. 116 PF
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