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By , October 10, 2009

Welcome to The Durham-Orange Genealogical Society of North Carolina Webpage.

Our Mission: A nonprofit organization established in 1989 and dedicated to the research and preservation of family history of Durham and Orange counties, North Carolina.

The society meets one time a month on the first Wednesday of each month. Meeting locations alternate between Orange and Durham Counties. Our meetings are open to the public and a schedule of our events can be found on our calendar.

The society’s Computer Interest Group (CIG) also meets one time a month on the second Saturday of each month from 9 am to noon. Meetings are held downstairs in the Chapel Hill Public Library at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC unless otherwise noted.

Website Update:

Unfortunately the website was hacked back in October and when it was rebuilt we lost a lot of the new pages and functionalities we had added over the past year.  Because of this, we are looking into alternative options for creating a new and more functional website. So please be patient with us. The new website should be up and running by March 2013!!! We are all very excited by the possibilities.

2012-2013 Officers:

Office Position Officer Name
President: Fred Mowry
Program Vice-President: Vacant
Secretary: Ginger Smith
Treasurer: Ginny Thomas
1st Director: Elizabeth Hamilton
2nd Director: Karen Vance
Webmaster Ginger Smith
Membership Peg Edwards
List Administrator Ava Nackman
The Trading Path Vacant
Newsletter Editor Richard Ellington


Durham-Orange Genealogical Society
PO Box 4703
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4703


Header Images:
Photos used in the header images are owned by the following persons or entities and cannot be reproduced without their permission:
Lesley Looper | Jimmy Emerson | Dominique Pickett | The North Carolina Collection at the Durham County Library | DigitalDurham. 2006. Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University. 19 June 2011. [http://digitaldurham.duke.edu/overview.php].

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