(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.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson