What's New

Here is a log of the latest updates, changes, and additions to this Greene County, ILGenWeb, site.

2020 Sep 09 - Thanks to Scotty Ward, added his WARD info & query
2020 Sep 03 - Thanks to Arlene, added her BALLARD query
2020 Sep 02 - Thanks to Arlene. updated SELLS family groop sheet and added SELLS descendants chart
2020 Sep 01 - Thanks to Arlene, added BRISSEY, OGLE, and SELLS family group sheets
2020 Jul 27 - Added POHLMAN descendants charts
2020 May 12 - Thanks to Pat Peterson, added her William SMITH query
2020 Apr 03 - Added a dozen obituaries from 1998-2009
2020 Jan 29 - Thanks to Dave Pointer, added Resource link to new ILGREENE query board and mailing list
2020 Jan 28 - Added index to Biographical Section of 1905 Past & Present

2019 Nov 30 - Thanks to Cheryl Rothwell, added Resource link to IL Coal Mining
2019 Oct 19 - Added extractions & Resource link for Stories from Illinois History
2019 Aug 19 - Added 1873 subscriber surnames and better images of the pages
2019 May 30 - Added a few obituaries and re-organized obituary pages
2019 Mar 16 - Added extraction and Resource link to Disciples of Christ book
2019 Feb 21 - Thanks to Colleen Settles, added her Settles/Suttles query
2019 Jan 30 - Thanks to Linda Ballard, updated Judge Hinton's biography

2018 Dec 10 - Thanks to HathiTrust.org, added link to Souvenir of White Hall
2018 Dec 09 - Added tidbit biographies of Joseph Dinwiddie and James Garrison
2018 Nov 18 - Thanks to Kathryn Harris, added 1853 marriage register image
2018 Nov 05 - Added Charles Lynn and George Smith biographies
2018 Nov 02 - Thanks to FamilySearch, added Resource link to Naturalizations
2018 Oct 31 - Added A L Osborn biography
2018 Sep 07 - Added remaining 1873 Atlas biographies
2018 Jul 11 - Added a few more full transcriptions of 1873 Atlas biographies
2018 Jun 08 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added Resource links to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
2018 Jun 06 - Added more full transcriptions 1873 Atlas biographies
2018 Apr 13 - Thanks to Penny (Lynne) Todd Ponsonby, added listing of her funeral prayer cards from 1800s 1920s.
2018 Apr 07 - Thanks to Tim Stowell, added Galbraith's railway map
2018 Mar 31 - Thanks to Kent, added a Resource link to a Greene County Illinois genealogy Facebook group
2018 Feb 25 - Thanks to Robert Bailey, added Roodhouse and White Hall schools
2018 Feb 15 - Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Korean War Fatal Casualties list
2018 Feb 12 - Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Vietnam War Fatal Casualties list
2018 Jan 10 - Thanks to Sherri, added her Adcock/Hardwick query. Added descendants chart drafts for Isham Adcock, Charles W. Hardwick, and Willis Hardwick.

2017 Dec 27 - Thanks to Charles Wood, added his Robert Wood query. In response, added descendants chart drafts for Amon Wood and Samuel Wood
2017 Dec 11 - Thanks to ILGenWeb, added Mexican-American War resource link
2017 Aug 24 - Thanks to George McDaniel [email protected] added his Ruth Tanner query
2017 Jul 06 - Thanks to Jack Cox [email protected] corrected Stephen Wood's birth date
2017 Jul 01 - Added 1916 1950 Deaths from Illinois State Archives
2017 Jun 30 - Extracted full 1873 biography of Isham Linder
2017 May 27 - Thanks toNancy Simonds Wolski [email protected] added otituaries for Flossie Sitton, Jerry wells, and Betty Wells
2017 May 02 - Thanks to Dan Hardy [email protected], added obituary for Isaac Milner
2017 Mar 25 - Thanks to Craig Hill [email protected], added his query and family group sheet draft for Joseph Hill
2017 Mar 23 - Thanks to Nancy Simonds Wolski [email protected], added obituaries for Robert and Vida Simonds
2017 Mar 04 - Thanks to Joel Hogan [email protected], added his query and 1873 Allen Albro biography
2017 Feb 21 - Added County Fair chapter from 1905 Past & Present
2017 Jan 07 - Reorganized and gave the website a new look with a template borrowed from Templates in Time
2017 Jan 05 - Thanks to Marjorie Nicols, added transcriptions of Riot court documents, Mannering estate documents, and John Painter Revolutionary War pension documents and timeline
2017 Jan 05 - Transcribed a few more biographies from the 1873 Atlas
2017 Jan 02 - Added query from Mike Deming

2016 Dec 30 - Added 1877 1915 deaths from Illinois State Archives website
2016 Dec 11 - Thanks to Keith Buck, added Historical Society to Resources
2016 Nov 10 - Added lists of Black Hawk War, Mexican American War, Spanish American War, 1883 Pensioners, and Solders' & Sailors' Home Residents
2016 Oct 07 - Added biography of Robert Williams
2016 Oct 04 - Thanks to Dennis Partridge, restored military land grants
2016 Sep 16 - Added obituary for William Briggs
2016 Aug 27 - Thanks to Dennis Partridge, restored Black Hawk War pdf listing of veterans
2016 Aug 27 - Added biography of John Record
2016 Jul 16 - Thanks to Jack Cox, added Stephen Wood tombstone photos
2016 Jul 16 - Added Jacob Funkhouser descendants chart
2016 Jun 17 - Thanks to Laura MacCaskey, added new Query
2016 May 07 - Thanks to Bob Drennan, added IRWIN and REYNOLDS obituaries
2016 Apr 23 - Added John Spear biography
2016 Apr 02 - Added 2 pdf files of books from DPLA
2016 Mar 31 - Added off site Digital Public Library of America resource
2016 Feb 21 - Thanks to Cheryl Rothwell, added Primitive Baptist Church resource link
2016 Feb 07 - Added Vallentine biographies and family charts
2016 Jan 30 - Added revolutionary war extractions
2016 Jan 02 - Added Daniel Needham's descendants chart

2015 Dec 26 - Thanks to Duane Stewart, added 1873 Atlas Map of Greene County link and biography extractions
2015 Dec 24 - Thanks to Duane Stewart, added 1873 atlas maps and added Lorenzo Carter family group sheet
2015 Sep 06 - Thanks to Mary Farmer, updated Jalappa Cemetery list
2015 Aug 23 - Added biography of James W Jackson
2015 Jun 26 - Thanks to Nancy Wolski, corrected Martha Simmonds to Martha Simonds on Carrollton Graduates page
2015 Jun 07 - Thanks to Peggy Thomas, added VFW Memorial Cemetery
2015 Apr 12 - Thanks to Peggy Thomas, added Sharp Cemetery
2015 Apr 11 - Thanks to Peggy Thomas, added Smith newspaper article and descendants report
2015 Jan 07 - Thanks to Peggy Thomas, added ME Church baptisms

2014 Nov 15 - Thanks to Peggy Thomas, added early Kane Cemetery info
2014 Jul 01 - Thanks to Nancy Hausch, added info about Selana Chapman
2014 Apr 06 - Thanks to Peggy Thomas, added school records
2014 Mar 11 - Thanks to Rodger Dent, added Walker and Waltrip family group sheets
2014 Feb 23 - Added excerpts from History of Greene County

2013 Jan 26 - Thanks to Virginia Dyson, added William Cotter photo and descendants chart with supporting document images
2012 Dec 30 - Thanks to John Beckwith, added Davis Carter and George Huskey family group sheets, also transcribed Carter biographies from 1885 book

2012 Dec 19 - Finished restoring map files, restored history of Carrollton churches
2012 Dec 17 - Restored more maps
2012 Dec 06 - Thanks to Robert Webb, added William Ballow obituary Finished restoring school info
2012 Dec 02 - Restored more school info
2012 Sep 23 - Restored more military files, more school photos, and church photos
2012 Aug 28 - Restored more military files
2012 Aug 26 - Restored more military files
2012 Aug 19 - Restored some military files
2012 Aug 16 - Added World War II Enlistments
2012 Aug 11 - Moved site to greene.illinoisgenweb.org
2012 Jul 04 - Added links to Collectors of Illinois Pottery and Stoneware and Western Illinois River Country, added excerpts from 1879 History of Greene County
2012 Jun 29 - Thanks to Dennis Haun, added Barnhart, Burley, Cannon, English, Evans, McMahon, Scates, Tharp tidbits and Chronicling America link
2012 Jun 20 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (more M)
2012 Jun 12 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (more D and F)
2012 Jun 07 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (W, more B, E)
2012 Jun 02 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (more T)
2012 May 31 - Thanks to Brian Nichols, updated resource link to Genealogy, Inc
2012 May 30 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (O, T)
2012 May 28 - Added links to Linkpendium and 1885 History book, corrected 1885 excerpts, continued restoring Marty's obituary collection (more C)
2012 May 09 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (more A)
2012 May 02 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (M, N, P, R, U, V, Y, Z)
2012 May 01 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (E, F, G, K, L)
2012 Apr 22 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (D)
2013 Apr 13 - Thanks to Marty Crull, continued restoring obituary collection (C D)
2012 Apr 12 - Restored marriage files
2012 Apr 10 - Restored list of 1880 Almshouse residents and 1918 list of auto owners Thanks to Marty Crull, began restoring obituary collection (A B)
2012 Apr 06 - Restored death files and funeral home indices
2012 Apr 03 - Restored remaining newspaper articles
2012 Mar 25 - Restored more Patriot newspaper articles
2012 Mar 21 - Restored more newspaper articles, histories, and census files
2012 Mar 17 - Restored Jalappa and St John's cemeteries, Geo Winn and Geo Swallow biographies, 1849 school scholars court record, and more news articles. Replaced non Greene county photos.
2012 Mar 12 - Restored Memorial Gardens and Richwoods cemeteries, restored naturalization data, and restored more newspaper article transcriptions
2012 Mar 11 - Updated IL Archives links, restored 1851 tax lists, restored newspaper articles
2012 Mar 08 - Restored coroner inquest data
2012 Mar 02 - New coordinator, Norma Hass, implemented new look for Greene ILGenWeb, using site template courtesy of veteran GenWeb coordinator, Marsha Bryant.

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