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
Abens M. 249 FA
Ament M. 172 YO
Andrews M. 51 GF
Bagwill M. 43 GF
Beaupre M. 760 BS
Beaupre M. 822 BS
Beaupre M. 21 GF
Beaupre M. 263 HI
Behrens M. 154 PF
Bennett M. 203 PF
Bentley M. 67 GF
Boomer M. 104 GF
Booth M. 677 BS
Booth M. 676 BS
Briggs M. 698 BS
Bushnell M. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 LP
Causey M. 173 YO
Cherry M. 100 GF
Cobleigh M. 9 LP
Connely M. 52 GF
Davis M. 756, 760, 888 BS
DeNoyelles M. 866 BS
DeVillier M. 866 BS
Evans M. 45 GF
Falkenberg M. 116 PF
Flatness M. 195 PF
Gabel M. 169 YO
Gallagher M. 114 GF
Godard M. 136 FA
Gray M. 698 BS
Gray M. 698 BS
Gray M. 74 GF
Haag M. 155 PF
Hadden M. 673, 683 BS
Havenhill M. 665 BS
Herren M. 95 PF
Hextell M. 178 PF
Hextell M. 166 YO
Hollister M. 782 BS
Hull M. 20 MC
Jorgenson M. 187 YO
Larson M. 172 YO
Maier M. 172 YO
Mann M. 198 PF
Merchant M. 9 LP
Michelson M. 198 PF
Miller M. 189 YO
Monkemeyer M. 99 YO
Neusiis M. 165 YO
Olson M. 172 YO
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Data last uploaded on 2014-08-21 17:51:07-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson