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
Rabe Amanda 628 KW
Rabe Amanda E. 120 PF
Rabe Clara (Wlecke) 627 KW
Rabe E. 165 YO
Rabe Emma (Schultz) 120 PF
Rabe Frederick 917 KK
Rabe Fredericka (Esch) 917 KK
Rabe Helen 628 KW
Rabe Helen L. 120 PF
Rabe J. H. 199 PF
Rabe J. H., Rev. 120 PF
Rabe John H., Rev. 627 KW
Rabe John Henry, Rev. 627 KW
Rabe John, Pastor 147 YO
Rabe John, Rev. 919 BS
Rabe John, Rev. 183 FA
Rabe Martin 628 KW
Rabe Martin E. 120 PF
Rabe Mary (Hemann) 628 KW
Rabe Mary (Hemann) 120 PF
Rabe Rudolph 628 KW
Rabe Rudolph 120 PF
Rabe Rudolph H. 120 PF
Rabe Theodore 628 KW
Rabe Theodore H. 120 PF
Rabe Walter 628 KW
Rabe Walter H. 120 PF
Rabe William 627 KW
Race Don 173 OS
Race Donald 28 OS
Radcliffe James 99 GF
Raddatz Hattie 84 PF
Radeke Alma 114 PF
Radford Ann 1019 BS
Radisson 19 FA
Radke William 126 YO
Radley Susan 151 OS
Rae Helen 960 BS
Rafferty Judith 91D; 98D JO
Rafferty Judith 133 KW
Ragnes A. 196 YO
Ragnes Andrew 232 FA
Ragnes Andrew 72G JO
Ragnes Andrew 120 PF
Ragnes Cora 120 PF
Ragnes Ella 120 PF
Ragnes Eva 120 PF
Ragnes Gerhardt 120 PF
Ragnes Herman 120 PF
Ragnes Lavina 120 PF
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Data last uploaded on 2014-08-21 17:51:07-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson