Clarys Grove Cemetery


Menard County, Illinois

This cemetery was checked in 1980 by Eileen Gochanour and in 1981 by Mr. James Toal. Neither could find any evidence that the cemetery had existed. The cemetery was located about 1 1/2 miles east of Tallula. It is her belief that George Greene was buried in this cemetery in 1834. He was a Revolutionary War Veteran, born between 1755-1760 in North Carolina. He married Lucy Jones. George Greene served in Capt. Robert Porter's Company of Tyron County, North Carolina Militia, serving from Oct. 21, 1777 to Dec. 30, 1777. George died July 25, 1834. The children of George & Lucy (Jones) Greene were:

John Greene
Aaron Greene
Hannah Greene
Nancy Greene
William Greene
Elias Greene
Mary Greene
Thomas Greene
Royal Potter Greene
Keziah Greene
Susannah Greene

George was a brother to Jarvis Greene & James Greene - all were in the Revolutionary War.
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