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
Swift General 772 BS
Swift General 63C JO
Swift Irene 874 KK
Swift Irene (Bronson) 873 KK
Swift J. 675 BS
Swift J. 675 BS
Swift Jane 873 KK
Swift Joseph 873, 874, 901 KK
Swift Joseph 658 KW
Swift L. C. 58 GF
Swift L. Irena 901 KK
Swift Lancelot 873 KK
Swift Lester C. 873 KK
Swift Lester Cass 873 KK
Swift Louisa E. (Lincoln) 869 KK
Swift Maria 106 KW
Swift Nathaniel, Rev. 873 KK
Swift Polymus, Rev. 873 KK
Swift R. K. 678, 693 BS
Swift Richard K. 664, 665, 669, 683 BS
Swift Richard K. 694, 695, 699 BS
Swift S. M. 683 BS
Swift Sallie 873 KK
Swift Samuel 804 BS
Swift Samuel 873 KK
Swift Samuel M. 683 BS
Swift Susan (McLean) 901 KK
Swift Susan McCain (McLean) 874 KK
Swift Thomas 675, 685 BS
Swift Thomas 231 HI
Swift Thomas 861, 873 KK
Swift Thomas B. 675 BS
Swift Thomas B. 873 KK
Swift W. H. 245 HI
Swind Albert "Al" 4, 66, 87 RL
Swind Helen (Mrs. Albert) Title, 4, 66, 87 RL
Swisher Art 22 NS
Switzer Allie 955 KK
Switzer Arthur 955 KK
Switzer George H. 955 KK
Switzer H. E., Rev. 879 BS
Switzer Jennie 955 KK
Switzer Mary Ella (Congdon) 955 KK
Switzer Mattie 955 KK
Switzer Oliver C. 787 BS
Switzer Oliver C. 336 HI
Switzer Pearl Frances 955 KK
Switzer Ralph 955 KK
Swockhart Nicholas 777 BS
Sykes Hattie I. 1061 BS
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Data last uploaded on 2014-08-21 17:51:07-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson