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Orange County, North Carolina

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  • Melvin Owens (1912 - 1952)
    From info taken from NC death cert. Vol 22B Cn22607. Residence: Wampee - Brunswick County adoptive father: Emanuel Owens adoptive mother: Laura Gerald Owens
  • Herman Waldo Andrews (1895 - 1970)
    LIBERTY — Herman W Andrews, 75. of Rt. 4, Siler City, died in a Chapel Hill hospital following a lengthy illness. Final rites will be held Saturday afternoon at I o’clock at Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Ba...
  • Drucilla Jane Byars (1753 - 1816)
    Named in the will of her father, Burgess Harrelson. SFG
  • Bradley Harrelson (1773 - 1838)
    DAR proven son of Elkanah and Elishba Harrelson. Married Agnes Kee on October 24, 1799, Green County, GA.
  • Burgess Harrelson (c.1718 - aft.1772)
    From Burgess Harrelson was born in 1718 in Hanover County, Virginia Colony, the son of Peter Harellson and Mary Chambers . He was the brother of Burgess Harellson and Paul Harrelson. Burgess was the ...

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The county was formed in 1752 and was named for the infant William V of Orange, whose mother Anne, daughter of King George II of Great Britain, was then regent of the Dutch Republic.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Carrboro
  • Chapel Hill (part)
  • Durham (part)
  • Hillsborough (County Seat)
  • Mebane (part)

Other Townships & Communities: Bingham, Blackwood, Buckhorn (Cheeks Crossroads), Caldwell, Calvander, Carr, Cedar Grove, Cheeks, Dodsons Crossroads, Dogwood Acres, Efland, Eno, Eubanks, Fairview, Hurdle Mills, Laws, Little River, McDade, Miles, Oaks, Orange Grove, Piney Grove, Roguemont, Schley, Teer, University (formerly Glenn) and White Cross



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places