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
Smith A. B. 911, 1043 BS
Smith A. B. 821, 885, 887, 888 BS
Smith A. B. 80 FA
Smith A. B. 20, 82, 84 GF
Smith A. B. 157, 206, 223, 267, 302 HI
Smith A. B. 62A; 75C JO
Smith A. B. 23 OS
Underhill A. B. 880 BS
Whipple A. B. 83 GF
Knickerbocker A. B. (Abram B.) 693 BS
Morgan A. B. (Knowlton) 38 GF
Hall A. B. Captain 302 HI
Freeman A. B., Rev. 917 BS
Freeman A. B., Rev. 164 FA
Freeman A. B., Rev. 118, 142, 143, 144, 170 HI
Freeman A. B., Rev. 70D JO
Hubbard A. B., Rev. 825 BS
Mettler A. B., Rev. 918 BS
Pierce A. Bennett 340 HI
Almy A. C. 155 PF
Dettra A. C. 91, 155, 194 PF
Dodge A. C. 886 BS
Heap A. C. 121 PF
Iverson A. C. 63 GF
Merkel A. C. 183 PF
Miller A. C. 56 GF
Miller A. C. 112 PF
Moore A. C. 854, 855 BS
Pees A. C. 958 BS
Pees A. C. 95B; 96C JO
Pees A. C. 841 KK
Scovel A. C. 847 KK
Gabel A. C. [Augustus Christopher] photo 772A, 862, 922 BS
Gabel A. C. [Augustus Christopher] 35 GF
Gabel A. C. [Augustus Christopher] 409 HI
Wright A. C., Miss 136 FA
Scoville A. C., Mrs. 177 FA
Gruber A. C., Rev. 887 BS
Havenhill A. D. 906, 922, 968 BS
Havenhill A. D. 849, 850, 851, 901 BS
Havenhill A. D. 34 JO
Havenhill A. D. 634 KW
Havenhill A. D. 101 PF
Perrin A. D. 896 KK
Sargent A. D. 692 BS
Searles A. D. 937, 938 BS
Searles A. D. 757, 758 BS
Searles A. D. 72 GF
Newton A. D. (Ami D.) 757, 792, 922 BS
Newton A. D. (Ami D.) 93 GF
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