Orange County, North Carolina

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*'''St. Matthew's Parish'''. Established 1752.<ref>Donna Sherron, "North Carolina Parishes," accessed 12 October 2012. Digital version at [http://chowan.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/ncparishes.htm Lost Souls Genealogy] - free.</ref>
 
*'''St. Matthew's Parish'''. Established 1752.<ref>Donna Sherron, "North Carolina Parishes," accessed 12 October 2012. Digital version at [http://chowan.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/ncparishes.htm Lost Souls Genealogy] - free.</ref>
  
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*'''Hawfields.''' Founded about 1755. Now located in [[Alamance County, North Carolina|Alamance County]].<ref>"Hawfields Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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*'''Hawfields.''' Founded about 1755. Now located in [[Alamance County, North Carolina|Alamance County]].<ref>"Hawfields Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Official [http://www.hawfieldschurch.com/ website].
  
 
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Revision as of 19:12, 22 October 2012

Orange County, North Carolina
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Orange County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1752
County Seat Hillsborough
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Orange County  Courthouse
200 S Cameron St
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone:  919-245-2675

Courthouse burned 1789
Registrar of Deeds has Birth and Death rec from 1913
marriage and land records from 1754, divorce records from 1869
probate records from 1756 and court records from 1865[1]

History

Parent County

1752--Orange County was created from Bladen, Granville and Johnston Counties.
County seat: Hillsborough [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Orange County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Church of England
  • St. Matthew's Parish. Established 1752.[3]
Presbyterian

Court

Family Histories

  • [Clendenin] White, Jo White. "Clendenin of Orange County, North Carolina: An Exercise in Southern Genealogical Problem Solving," The Genealogist, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Fall 1985):186-190.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.
-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orange County, North Carolina. Page 511 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Donna Sherron, "North Carolina Parishes," accessed 12 October 2012. Digital version at Lost Souls Genealogy - free.
  4. "Hawfields Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.