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Greene, New York, USA

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Greene, Chenango, New York, USA
Greene is a town in Chenango County, New York, United States. The town is named after General Nathanael Greene. It is located in the southwest corner of the county and contains a village, also named Greene. Both town and village are northeast of Binghamton.

Part of modern Greene was from land purchased in 1785 from the Oneida and Tuscarora, but many of the Oneida remained in the area until about 1812. In 1792, the first outside settler arrived and established himself at Greene village.

The town was originally known as Hornby, but changed its name to Greene in honor of General Nathanael Greene, hero of the American Revolution.

The town was formed from the Town of Bainbridge and the Town of Union (Broome County, New York) in 1798. More was added to Greene form Bainbridge (then "Jericho) in 1799. The town was later reduced by the formation of new towns: Coventry (1806) and Smithville (1808). More of Greene was taken to form part of the Town of Barker in 1840, and another part of Greene was added to the Town of Coventry in 1843.

In 1842, the Village of Greene was incorporated, setting itself off from the town.

Communities and locations in the Town of Greene:
Ficals Corner (or "Fickles Corner") – A hamlet in the southwest corner of Greene on NY-12.
Genegantslet – A hamlet northwest of Greene village on NY-206.
Greene – The Village of Greene, located on NY-12 and NY-206.
Lower Genegantslet Corner – A hamlet southwest of Greene village on NY-12.
Quinneville – A hamlet by the south town line on County Road 9.
Crestmont – A developmental area of homes off of NY-206 atop Juliand Hill.Wikipedia


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1792 (Greene) - The settlement of the town was commenced in 1792, on lot 11, on the site of the present village of Greene, by Stephen KETCHUM, who came from Ballston Spa, Saratoga county, with an ox team to Oxford, and thence on a raft to his place

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(Greene) - was formed from the Town of Bainbridge and the Town of Union ( Broome County, New York) in 1798. More was added to Greene form Bainbridge (then "Jericho) in 1799.

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1806 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Coventry.

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1808 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Smithville.

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1840 - Part of Greene was taken to form the town of Barker.

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In 1842, the Village of Greene was incorporated, setting itself off from the town.

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1859
GREENE, a township in Chenango co. in New York, 120 m. WSW of Albany. Pop. 3,462.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
1869 - Greene
GREENE, named in honor of General Nathaniel Greene, was formed from Union (Broome Co.) and Jericho, ...Read MORE...

1916
Greene, a banking post-village in Greene township (town), Chenango co., N.Y., on the Chenango River ...Read MORE...

In 1945 the Gross Flat flying field was purchased by Robert Barrows and the Greene Airport was established. (Greene, NY)


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Cash
flag  Joseph CASH (1 August 1796, Greene, New York, USA - 16 May 1880, Union City, Knox, Ohio, USA)

Drachler
 flag  Ann Marie DRACHLER (24 May 1927, Greene, New York, USA - 5 May 2013, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone
 flag  Elizabeth "Betty" Bourgarde DRACHLER (6 May 1920, Greene, New York, USA - 4 December 2003, New Hartford, New York, USA) gravestone
 flag  Grace Helene DRACHLER (9 January 1922, Greene, New York, USA - 25 January 2004, Brockport, New York, USA) gravestone
 flag  Katherine Ann DRACHLER (3 October 1924, Greene, New York, USA - 12 November 1974, Bakersfield, California, USA) gravestone

English
 flag  Carrie Lynne ENGLISH (17 March 1963, Greene, New York, USA - 25 June 1983, Kattelville, New York, USA) gravestone
 flag  Peter Clark ENGLISH (24 June 1926, Greene, New York, USA - 24 August 2009, Binghamton, New York, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Drachler
 flag  William DRACHLER (20 January 1891, Coventry, New York, USA - 18 September 1962, Greene, New York, USA) gravestone

Pike
flag  Lydia PIKE (3 April 1748, Canterbury, Connecticut, USA - April 1850, Greene, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1946
Peter Clark ENGLISH (24 June 1926 - 24 August 2009) & Ann Marie DRACHLER (24 May 1927 - 5 May 2013)
married 6 July 1946

1950
Lloyd Lewis LEARNED (8 May 1923 - 8 January 2003) & Elizabeth "Betty" Bourgarde DRACHLER (6 May 1920 - 4 December 2003)
married 27 May 1950
Andrew Bruce SCHLAGETER (26 October 1924 - 21 November 2011) & Grace Helene DRACHLER (9 January 1922 - 25 January 2004)
married 14 October 1950
 

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