First organized as a Township in 1850.
First school taught by Miss Ann Tuttle, in 1843.
The first school was built in 1845.
First postoffice, 1850
First Postmaster, CM Goodsell
First Marriage (by County records):
Charles Frame to Miss Mary
Dufield, February 1, 1838.
First white child born in Greenwood Township: Eldridge Boon
Early Greenwood Township settlers:
Peter J. Herdklotz
William D. Given
William H. Rider
All names from the 1885 History of McHenry County
[Transcribed by Anne Kunzen]
This picture was contributed by Amy
Greenwood, Il District No. 7
is the second from the top right.
Goldie Howe is second from the right in the second row.
Gordon was born in 1890 and Goldie was born in 1891. This photo is probably from the late 1890's.
Gordon was always short so may appear to be younger in the photo.
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