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
Sherman B. 169 YO
Sherman Della 106 PF
Sherman Earl 123 PF
Sherman Edward 123 PF
Sherman Electra J. (Lewis) 39 GF
Sherman Emma (Losee) 123 PF
Sherman General 744, 773 BS
Sherman General 152, 154 FA
Sherman General 63C; 64A JO
Sherman General 835 KK
Sherman General 356, 638 KW
Sherman George 782 BS
Sherman George 353 HI
Sherman George, Sgt. 133, 134 HI
Sherman H. H. 123 PF
Sherman Henry 910 BS
Sherman Henry 195 HI
Sherman Homer 123 PF
Sherman J. B. 112 GF
Sherman James B. 57, 113 GF
Sherman John 166 HI
Sherman John B. 893, 896, 897 BS
Sherman Joseph 343 HI
Sherman Joseph 123, 200 PF
Sherman Lester 123 PF
Sherman Louise (Jeanblanc) 123 PF
Sherman Mary (Salfisberg) 123 PF
Sherman Mrs. 806 BS
Sherman N. 39 GF
Sherman N. J. 123, 156, 200, 206 PF
Sherman P. 48 GF
Sherman Palma (sic Palmer) 670 BS
Sherman Palmer 910 BS
Sherman Palmer 169, 186 HI
Sherman Ralph 109 GF
Sherman Raymond H. 123 PF
Sherman W. T., General 774, 781 BS
Sherman William, Gen. 152 FA
Sherrill Alice 939 KK
Sherrill Allan (sic Joseph "Allen") 132 FA
Sherrill Allen 6 LP
Sherrill Allen (Joseph "Allen") 164 HI
Sherrill Caroline 976 KK
Sherrill Carrie 9 LP
Sherrill Charles 65 GF
Sherrill Charles 56B; 56C JO
Sherrill Charles 939 KK
Sherrill Charles 5 LP
Sherrill Charles 123, 200 PF
Sherrill Charles (s. Lewis & Janette) 78 RL
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