JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Greenbury Hays/Hayes

(The following information was taken from:  
FACTS AND FOLKS    A HISTORY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS.  
Published by Jefferson County Historical Society   1968)
            
Greenbury Hayes, born Park County, Indiana, 1840, married Nancy Lavina Puckett on July 9, 1857.  
He was a Civil War lieutenant and discharged July 10, 1865.  Lavina, born 1841, bore six children:  
Lydia, Hiram, Joshua, James, Thomas and Richard.  A second wife bore Sam, Dave and “Sis”.  A third 
wife was childless.  The first family was born in Indiana.  After considerable moving to Missouri 
and Illinois, Greenberry died at the home of his son Hiram near Hopewell Church north of Mt. Vernon.

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Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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