Greene County, Illinois
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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:

1812–1821 Madison

1790–1812 St. Clair

Greene County History - from the 1901 "Historical Encylopedia of Illinois"

Towns and 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


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Website Updates:
June 2016:  obit for JEFFERIES, bios for WELLS, HEWITT, BRENT
Jan 2016:  death notice and crime news for RATHBERGER, ROWE.  Crime news for AINSWORTH, SHENKLE.  Obits for DAVIS, ENGLISH, BRIGGS.  Bios for GOODE, FARRELLY
June 2015:  obits for DAWDY




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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 & Historical Society
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

220 West Franklin Street
Roodhouse, IL 62082-1412


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