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Greene County, Mississippi

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  • Caroline Thames (1822 - 1879)
    Need source for death date. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 December 2020), Caroline Thames in household of William Thames, Newton, Newton, Mississippi, United...
    Louie Lillian Dawsey (1891 - 1972)
    From :Daughter of Louis Napoleon and Lillian Cragin Knobles. Lillian married Cyrus Bassett Dawsey in 1951. She was his second wife.COLUMBIA - Mrs. Lillian K. Dawsey, 80, wife of Bishop Cyrus B. Dawsey ...

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Established in 1811, the county was named for General Nathanael Greene of the American Revolutionary War. It was originally occupied by the Choctaw Tribe.

Adjacent Counties

Towns & Communities

  • Avera
  • Leaf
  • Leakesville (County Seat)
  • McLain
  • Neely
  • Piave
  • Sand Hill
  • State Line (part)
  • Vernal



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