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
Haymond "Bub" 33 MC
Gunnerson "Bud" 32 RL
Graves "Doc" 6 MC
Wentworth "Long" John 151 KW
Wheele "Speed" 35 RL
Abens A. 166 YO
Allaire A. 911 BS
Allaire A. 226, 227 HI
Anderson A. 92 GF
Anderson A. 62, 64 GF
Armstrong A. 84 GF
Ashley A. 169 YO
Askelson A. 33, 40 GF
Belfield A. 84, 192 PF
Bjelland A. 169 YO
Booth A. 103 GF
Brimhall A. 5 LP
Bush A. 878 BS
Bush A. 390 HI
Cadmus A. 9 LP
Caldwell A. 86 GF
Campbell A. 110 GF
Codner A. 9 LP
Colburn A. 52 GF
Colburn A. 60 GF
Compton A. 16, 62, 66 GF
Compton A. 105E JO
Conklin A. 756 BS
Conklin A. 881 BS
Cook A. 677 BS
Danielson A. 194 PF
Dannewitz A. 153, 157 PF
Dano A. 90 PF
Dobson A. 104 GF
Eason A. 86 GF
Edson A. 21 GF
Falasky A. 166 YO
French A. 695 BS
Friedberg A. 165 YO
Garrett A. 689 BS
Gaylord A. 97 GF
Godard A. 685 BS
Goodwin A. 203 PF
Green A. 700 BS
Greene A. 172 YO
Gunsul A. 87, 93 GF
Hallock A. 36 GF
Hallock A. 838 KK
Hammett A. 70 GF
Harath A. 101 PF
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