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Kendall County

Kendall County was formed in 1841. It was created from LaSalle and Kane counties. Kendall County was named after Amos Kendall, a newspaper editor who later became an important advisor to President Andrew Jackson. He also became U.S. Postmaster in 1835.
The county seat is Yorkville.
The largest village is Oswego.
Kendall county is 322 square miles in size with most of its population along the Fox River.


Aurora * Joliet * Plano * Sandwich * Yorkville * Lisbon * Millbrook * Millington * Minooka * Montgomery *
Oswego * Plainfield  * Plattville * Boulder Hill * Bristol * Helmar * Little Rock * Fox * Big Grove * Kendall * Na-au-say * Seward


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Website Updates:
June 2015:  WW2 Enlistments, WW2 Enlistments, obit for CROTHERS;  Sicklist news for BEAUPRE
Feb 2015: 1860 Mortality Census, Wenworth, Smith, Short, Perkins, Kerr, Kercheval, Haven Obits, Marriages, Probate News
Jan 2015: Crime Article, Community News, Marriage Notices, Probate Notices and Foster Obit, List of Towns, 1865 Census for Seward & Na-Au-Say Twps, History
Nov 2014:  Marriage Announcements for BOUGHTON-MORSE; BRANARD-ADAMS; DODGE-DANFORD; obit for FENTON, BUSHNELL, HOPKINS; bio for MITCHELL; 1883 Pensioners





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Adjacent Counties
Dekalb County
LaSalle County
 Kane County
Will County

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