Name of father: Wesley Green
Name of mother: Catherine Gentry
Occupation: Taught school & superintendent of schools
in Christian Co. MO
Civil service: Was member of Legislature of MO in 1868 and
Washington Co. AR in 1884. County & Probate
Judge of Washington Co. AR from 1886 – 1890.
Justice of Peace and Notary Public
Military service: Captain – Co. F, 4th Reg. MO Vol. Inf.
Gen. M.E. Greene Brig from 1862 – 1865 without
discharge. In prison on Johnson Island, OH for nearly two years.
Political party: Democrat
Church connection: Missionary Baptist – Clerk & Treasurer of
Baptist Association and church for 30 years
Wife & date of marriage:
First wife was Elmira Elizabeth Tillman, daughter of
Mrs. Margaret Tillman of Elk Valley, MO
Second wife was Matilda J. McLaughlin
Comments: Mrs. Margaret Tillman
was the daughter of Mrs.
Nancy Duncan of Lewis Co. TN
Henderson Palmer Green was the son of Wesly Green
who was born in NC, who was a descendant of General
Nathaniel Green. A General of the Revolution of Scotch-
Irish “desent”. His father died in the year 1836 and he
was bound to Alfred Davidson and his wife Martha
Davidson and they moved to MO in the year 1837, near
Springfield and was rebound to them and lived with them
until they died in the years.
By first wife:
William Franklin, Harriet, James Alfred, Minnie,
and Martha Green.
By second wife:
Emma O. and Cadie Green