Susannah GREENE Lucy JONES Mini tree diagram

George GREENE3,1,4,5

17501,2 - 25th Jul 18343,2

Life History


Born in North Carolina.1,2

13th Mar 1784

Married Lucy JONES in Rutherford County, North Carolina.4,2

1st Dec 1803

Birth of daughter Susannah GREENE in Warren County, Ohio.6,5

25th Jul 1834

Died in Clary's Grove, Menard, Illinois.3,2

after 25th Jul 1834

Buried in Oakland Cemtery, Petersburg, Menard, Illinois.1


  • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
    Volume 67, Page 33
    George Green
    Birth 1750 North Carolina
    Reference: Heads of fams. at the first U.S. census. NC. By U.S. Bureau of the Census. Washington, 1908. (292p.):12, 61, 119, 147, 185

    Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots
    George Greene
    Cemetery: Oakland Cem, 2 MI SW of Petersburg IL 64
    Reference: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.2, p.  Serial: 12671; Volume: 4

    Records report that both George and Lucy were bureid in Calry's Grove Cemetery, about 2 miles from Tallula, in Menard County, Illinois.

    Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried In Menard County
    Published by Pierre Menard Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Petersburg, Illinois
    Born 1755-1760 in North Carolina, Son of William and Nancy (Justice) Greene.
    Died July 25, 1834 in Sangamon (now Menard) County, Illinois.
    Buried in Menard County, Illinois on a farm in Clary's Grove, grave unmarked.

    Married: Lucy Jones, March 1784 in Rutherford Co., N.C. She was born in Rutherford Co., N.C. She died Spet.28, 1834 in Sangamon (now Menard) County, Illinois.

    George Greene enlisted in Captain Robert Porter's Tyron County, North Carolina Militia. Oct. 21 to Dec 30, 1777, in Revolutionary War. The original marriage bond is still in existence in Rutherford Co., N.C. He was returned in the first Federal Census, in 1790, as the head of a family residing in Rutherford Co., N.C. He afterward lived at or near Bowling Green, Ky., and in Knox Co. , Tenn. On March 13, 1797, he made a deed to land in N.C., describing himself as a resident of Knox Co., Tenn., in which he conveyed to one James Taber, land on the North Fork of White Oak Creek, then in Rutherford Co., N.C., but which is now in Polk Co. about 12 miles southwest of Rutherfordton near a town called Mill Spring.

    He came to Edwardsville, Ill as early as 1809. His sister, Mary and husband having preceded him in 1804. He was in Sangamon (now Menard) Co. before Nov. 1821, for then his nephew, William Griggs Greene and his family and mother arrived from Obey's Creek, Overton Co., Tenn. At the home of George Greene, Nov. 9, 1821.

    Children of George and Lucy Greene
    John: born 1787, died February 3, 1843; married Nancy Mains, December 19, 1816 in Madison Co., Ill.
    William died August 20, 1828; married Matilda Greene, February 1, 1818 in Bond Co., Ill.
    Royal Porter: died 1835; married Frances McHenry
    Aaaron: born about 1799-1800; married Nancy Harmon
    Elias; Died Sept 1, 1834; never married
    Keziah (Kittie): born in 1781; died September 30, 1834; married Cyrus Kirby in 1808
    Hannah; married Wm. Ferguson, Nov. 25, 1813
    Mary (Polly): born in Kentucky 1794-95, died May 9, 1871; married Thomas Watkins, July 2, 1813.
    Susan; born about 1804; married Isaac Teeter, October 13, 1822.
    Nancy; born about August 20, 1806 in Kentucky; married Joseph Watkins, about 1820.
    Matilda Greene a daughter of James Green and Sarah Hix, brother of George and Jarvis Greene, all Revolutionary Soldiers.

    References: Adjutant General's Office War Dept. Washington, D.D., Past & Present o Menard Co. by Rev. R.D. Miller pages 40-2-3. Journal of the Ill. State Historical Society, Vol. 1&2, DAR Patriot Index. NSDAR Report, SAR No. 31021, SAR No. 33991, National DAR No. 189028 add 152, No. 16958 and 130, No. 151186, No. 460904, No. 332968 and No. 195850. Map Atlas of Menard Co. Published in 1874, pages 18-27-30 & 31. Greene Family Historical Collections, by Edward Ewing Adams of the Ill. Bar, Illinois State Historical Library, Springfield, IL.

    Transcription by: Jeanie Lowe,
    Copyright © 2007 Jeanie Lowe & contributors
    --  Ancestry Stories,

    This cemetery was checked in 1980 by Eileen Gochanour and in 1981 by Mr. James Toal. Neither could find any evidence that the cemetery had existed. The cemetery was located about 1 1/2 miles east of Tallula. It is her belief that George Greene was buried in this cemetery in 1834. He was a Revolutionary War Veteran, born between 1755-1760 in North Carolina. He married Lucy Jones. George Greene served in Capt. Robert Porter's Company of Tryon County, North Carolina Militia, serving from Oct. 21, 1777 to Dec. 30, 1777. George died July 25, 1834.

    The children of George & Lucy (Jones) Greene were:
    John Greene
    Aaron Greene
    Hannah Greene
    Nancy Greene
    William Greene
    Elias Greene
    Mary Greene
    Thomas Greene
    Royal Potter Greene
    Keziah Greene
    Susannah Greene

    George was a brother to Jarvis Greene & James Greene - all were in the Revolutionary War.
    --  Clary's Grove Cemetery, Menard County, Illinois,


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