Biography - William Greene

HON. WILLIAM L. GREENE ex-sheriff of Greene county, is a native of Coventry, Rhode Island. He was born December 10, 1810, and is the eldest of a family of five children of Robert and Phoebe Greene, who were lineally descended from the Puritan stock. Stephen Greene, the father of Robert, was a soldier in the army during the revolutionary war, and did some good service in assisting the cause of American liberty; he was also a relative of Gen. Nathaniel Greene, of revolutionary fame.
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Extracted 05 Jan 2017 by Norma Hass from Atlas Map of Greene County Illinois, 1873, page 34.

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