Orr-Lemmond Timeline for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Mary Flavilla Alexander - some clues to her identity from the estate of Andrew Cunningham Miller, possibly her brother-in-law.

Sampler - Mary Flavilla Alexander stitched a sampler in 1827, prior to her marriage to Silas Gilbright Orr.  The sampler is now a prized possession of Marge Dawson.  Marge sent a picture of the sampler to me, which you can see here.

OTHER ORR LINES of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

There were several ORR families in early Mecklenburg County. In the course of researching my own ORR line, I have collected information on many of them.  If you can help me link them together, please let me know!  Here are some:

James Orr & Margaret Miller

James Orr & Emily Hannah

Nathan & Catherine Orr

James Orr & Nathan Orr, brothers

OTHER ORR LINES with North Carolina connections

Judge James L. Orr of Anderson County, South Carolina

Judge Jehu Amaziah Orr of Columbus, MS


Orr Grooms from the Index to North Carolina Marriage Bonds

Orr Brides from the Index to North Carolina Marriage Bonds

Orr Marriages from the Mecklenburg County, NC Marriage Registry

Some Deeds from the Mecklenburg County, NC records


A map showing the distribution of the ORR surname in the USA in 1850, 1880, 1920 and 1990.


Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Union Counties, NC ~ including townships, waterways, and some early churches.

Updated: 8/12/2009
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