Greene (old) County, North Carolina Genealogy

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See [[Greene County, Tennessee]] for further information about '''Greene (old) County, North Carolina'''.  
 
See [[Greene County, Tennessee]] for further information about '''Greene (old) County, North Carolina'''.  
  
The old '''Greene County''' now in [[Tennessee|Tennessee]] was created in 1783 from Washington (old) County, North Carolina (now called [[Washington County, Tennessee]]). Greenville became the county seat. This was a part of the Territory ceded by North Carolina in 1789 to the Federal government, and became part of Tennessee in 1796.
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From 1784 to 1788 old Greene County was claimed by the abortive, short-lived [[State of Franklin]].  
  
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In 1789 [[North Carolina]] ratified the Constitution, was admitted the union, and ceded her westernmost counties to the [[United States]]. The United States used these counties to create the Southwest Territory. This territory became the State of [[Tennessee]] in 1796.
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Old '''Greene County''' was part of these western counties now in [[Tennessee|Tennessee]]. {{North Carolina|North Carolina}} {{Tennessee|Tennessee}}
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See Greene County, Tennessee for further information about Greene (old) County, North Carolina.

From 1784 to 1788 old Greene County was claimed by the abortive, short-lived State of Franklin.

In 1789 North Carolina ratified the Constitution, was admitted the union, and ceded her westernmost counties to the United States. The United States used these counties to create the Southwest Territory. This territory became the State of Tennessee in 1796.

Old Greene County was part of these western counties now in Tennessee.
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