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
Alsager Marion 81 PF
Alsager Martin 81, 82, 148, 192 PF
Alsager Mathis 81 PF
Alsager Mildred 39 NS
Alsager Mildred 82 PF
Alsager Paulina (Martsen) 81 PF
Alsager Pearl 35 NS
Alsager Pearl 82 PF
Alsager Ruth 82 PF
Alsager Sandra 27 NS
Alston James H. 776 BS
Alston James H. 334 HI
Alston John W. 776 BS
Alston John W. 334 HI
Alsvig Christina Lin 82 PF
Alsvig Cora 82 PF
Alsvig Cranson 82 PF
Alsvig Eleanor 22 NS
Alsvig Mildred 82 PF
Alsvig Tobias 82 PF
Alsvig Truman 82 PF
Altgeld Governor 1043 BS
Altgeld John P., Governor 746 BS
Altheide Patty 203 YO
Altheide Penny 203, 204 YO
Alvard Allan M. 776 BS
Alvard Allen M. 331 HI
Alvard C. B. (Clark Baker Alford, Sr.?) 799, 910, 917 BS
Alvard C. B. (Clark Baker Alford, Sr.?) 190 FA
Alvard C. B. (Clark Baker Alford, Sr.?) 137 HI
Alvard C. B. (Clark Baker Alford, Sr.?) 57C; 69A JO
Alvard Edward 106 HI
Alvard Joel 106, 107 HI
Alvard Mr. 109, 140 HI
Alvard Polly, Mrs. [Polly (Kellogg); Mrs. Orman Alford)?] 106 HI
Amadon Dwight 1063 BS
Ambruster Glen 1034 BS
Ambruster Hazel (Pearson) 1034 BS
Ambruster Herman 1034 BS
Ambruster Russell P. 1034 BS
Ament Alfred 103 FA
Ament Alfred 61, 62 HI
Ament Alfred 56E JO
Ament Alice 89C JO
Ament Amelia 940 BS
Ament Amelia (Dunn) 130 KW
Ament Anson 57, 103 FA
Ament Anson 61, 102 HI
Ament Anson 56E JO
Ament Anson C. 59 FA
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