Green, William Jr.

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 Database, 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), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org/Details.aspx?case=141153; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 291.