Orange County NC

R. D. Herndon

Corporal, Artillery, Reg. 6, F. A. R. D.; of Orange County; son of S. L. and Cora Herndon. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Corporal September, 1918. Was Battery Clerk four months. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 7, 1918.

Alex W. Clark

Private 1st class, Inf., Co. M, 30th Div., 120th Reg.; of Orange County; born Aug. 3, 1897; son of J. A. and Venie Clark. Entered service July 14, 1916, at Carrboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France. Landed June 5, 1918. Fought at Bellicourt. Killed at …

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Slave Narrative of “Aunt” Nina Scott

Interviewer: F. S. DuPre Person Interviewed: Nina Scott Date of Interview: May 17, 1937 Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina “Aunt” Nina Scot sat on her front porch. She was drinking some liquid from a bottle which she said would help her trouble. Being short of breath, she was not able to talk very much. She said …

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Julius H. Glenn

Private, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of J. A. and Mrs. A. L. Glenn. Husband of Mrs. Eppie Glenn. Entered service June 27, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Ypres and all …

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James J. Bacon

1st Class Private Infantry, Co. D, 83rd, Div., 330th Reg.; of Orange County; son of J. W. and Mrs. Mary E. Bacon. Entered service Aug. 5th, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for France Oct. 7th, 1918. Served as Prison Guard with Co. 219th P. W. E. Landed at Hoboken, N. J., …

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Alex Dixon

1st Class Private, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of W. M. and Mrs. Maggie Dixon. Husband of Mrs. Lee Dixon. Entered service April 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line, Ypres. …

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Troy S. Herndon

Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Herndon. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank as Private 1st …

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J. E. Allen

Bugler, Field Artillery, Battery C, 30th Div., 113th Artillery. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Allen. Husband of Mrs. Grace Allen. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. …

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Orange County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Orange County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Carrboro …

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Hart Family of Orange County NC

This is a self published manuscript of the Hart Family from Orange County, North Carolina.

The great ancestor of the Hart family in the United States emigrated from London about 1690 and settled in Hanover County, Virginia, where he died leaving an only son, Thomas Hart, who was about eleven years of age when his father arrived in Virginia. Of the elder Thomas little is known except that he was a merchant and probably late in life, a blind man. This manuscript begins with the son, Thomas Hart, Jr. who married Susanna Rice. After the death of Thomas Jr., Susanna and all of her children: Thomas, John, Benjamin, David, Nathaniel, and Ann, moved to Orange County, North Carolina.

Bun Terrell

Private, 120th Inf., Co. I, 30th Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Terrell. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at the Hindenburg Drive Sept. 29th. Returned to …

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Eno Indians

Eno Tribe: Significance unknown, but Speck suggests i’nare, “to dislike,” whence “mean,” “comptemptible”; yeni’nare, “People disliked,”  Haynokes, synonym form Yardley (1645) Eno Connections. The Eno were probably of the Siouan linguistic stock, though, on account of certain peculiarities attributed to them, Mooney (1895) casts some doubt upon this. Their nearest relatives were the Shakori. Eno …

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O. L. Crabtree

Master Engineer, Junior Grade, 7th Eng. Train, 7th U. S. Engineers. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Crabtree. Husband of Mrs. Marie Crabtree. Entered the service at Hillsboro, N.C., June 7, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Leavenworth, Kans. From there was sent to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for …

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