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Orange County History Guide: Genealogy

People & Families of Orange County

The books listed here provide general information about people and life in Orange County. The links below will redirect you to the UNC Libraries online catalog. This list is by no means comprehensive. To find histories of other Orange County families, search the catalog for the family name.

Orange County Land & Vital Records

Although the North Carolina Collection does not have primary source materials, many of the early records for Orange County have been published. The most comprehensive of these publications are listed below.