Born: 1772 Petersburg, Virginia
Died: 1855-08-16 Sangamon County, Illinois
Flourished: 1824-1855 Sangamon County, Illinois
Greenwood married Ruth Brooks in Virginia, and they had eight children before moving to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1824. Ruth died in 1837, and in 1840, William remarried to Martha Brunk.
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 335-36, 338; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 13 February 1840, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 177.