Green, Jr., William

Born: 1801-1810

Flourished: New Salem, Illinois

Green lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, as early as 1826, when he purchased additional land in a part of the county that would later become Menard County. Green Jr. and Lincoln were co-defendants in one case in the Sangamon County Circuit Court in 1833. Green lived in Menard County until at least 1840.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Menard County, 68:23, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Trent & Trent v. Rutledge et al., Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009),; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 291.