Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
to Illinois Genealogy Trails!
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing
genealogical and historical data
and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
This Greene County Website
is available for adoption.
If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring
skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our Volunteer
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage
If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the Volunteer
We regret that we are
perform personal research for anybody.
Greene County, Illinois
Greene County was named for General Nathaniel Greene who was born in 1742 and
died in 1786. He was a Major General in the American Revolution and became famous for his service in the southern
region of the 13 colonies. Greene County was established January 20, 1821 and was originally part of Madison County.
Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:
1790–1812 St. Clair
County History - from the 1901
"Historical Encylopedia of Illinois"
Cities of Greene County
Athensville, Barrow, Belltown, Berdan, Carrollton, Drake, East Hardin, Eldred,
Fayette, Greenfield, Haypress, Hillview, Jalapa, Kane, Old Kane, Rockbridge, Roodhouse, Titus, Walkerville, West
Roodhouse, White Hall, Wilmington, Woody, Wrights
Check your Attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!
If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website, Email
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other
historical data find a home here
at Illinois Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.
SEARCH OUR SITES
Submit an Obituary to Us
for any of our county sites.
Don't miss an Update!
Join our Genealogy Trails Illinois Mailing
to get email notices when our county sites are updated.
You never know who you might meet and what family data they may share with you
-- it could start a whole new branch
of the family!
We also use the mailing lists to announce our website updates.
Greene County Courthouse
519 N. Main Street
Carrollton, IL 62016-1033
IRAD Depository - LIB 144
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BRK 140
Springfield IL 62703-5407
Greene Co. Genealogical &
P.O. Box 137
Carrollton, Illinois 62016
Carrollton Public Library
509 South Main Street
Carrollton, IL 62016
White Hall Township Library
119 East Sherman Street
White Hall, IL 62092-1636
ROODHOUSE PUBLIC LIBRARY
220 West Franklin Street
Roodhouse, IL 62082-1412