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  • Orange is also known as: Orange County / Orange city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Matt Bryant (american football player), John Patterson (baseball player), Jean A. Stuntz (professor and historian), Earl Thomas (american football player), Chris Cole (american football player), Shane Dronett (american football player), and Kevin Smith (american football player).

History

This community was originally called Green Bluff for a man named Reason Green, a Sabine River boatman who arrived at this location sometime before 1830. A short time later, in 1840, the town was renamed Madison in honor of President James Madison. To resolve the frequent post office confusion with another Texas community called Madisonville, the town was renamed "Orange" in 1858. The area experienced rapid growth in the late 19th century due to 17 sawmills within the city limits, making Orange the center of the Texas lumber industry. Orange's growth led to the arrival of many immigrants in the late 19th century, including a moderately-sized Jewish population by 1896. In 1898, the County built a courthouse in the city, which eventually burned down and was replaced by the Orange County Courthouse. The...

The official website for the city of Orange is http://www.orangetexas.net/.

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Orange Obituaries

It was reported by The Lufkin Daily News on November 19th, 2014 that William Patrick "Bill" Gordon died in Orange, Texas.  Gordon was 61 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor William Patrick "Bill"'s life.

It was disclosed by Johnstown Tribune-Democrat on August 23rd, 2014 that Sherry Beth Hoskins (Burke) passed away in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Hoskins was 61 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sherry Beth's life.

It was disclosed by Albany Democrat-Herald on February 1st, 2014 that Christine Marie Tiffany Smith (Smith) passed away in Oregon.  Ms. Smith was 29 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Christine Marie Tiffany's life.

It was reported by The Lufkin Daily News on January 30th, 2014 that Faye "Sophie" "Bidden" Bounds (Williams) passed on in Orange, Texas.  Ms. Bounds was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Faye "Sophie" "Bidden"'s life.

It was noted by Tri-City Herald on December 11th, 2013 that Mitchell Louis Reed passed away in Kennewick, Washington.  Reed was 82 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mitchell Louis's life.

It was noted by Columbus Dispatch on November 19th, 2013 that Allison Elayne Ploeger (Ploeger) died in Columbus, Ohio.  Ms. Ploeger was 53 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Allison Elayne's life.

It was reported by The Daily Oklahoman on April 8th, 2013 that Richard Mauldin passed on in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Mauldin was 69 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Oklahoman on April 3rd, 2013 that Neville Lou Hazlewood (Guillory) died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Ms. Hazlewood was 79 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Neville Lou's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Oklahoman on February 23rd, 2013 that Bettye Densmore (Pitchford) passed away in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Ms. Densmore was 69 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Bettye's life.

It was disclosed by Hutchinson News on January 20th, 2013 that Gail Lynette Turnbough (Irby) perished in Pratt, Kansas.  Ms. Turnbough was 29 years old and was born in Orange, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gail Lynette's life.

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Evergreen Cemetery
920 Jackson Ave
Orange, TX 77631
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St Mary's Cemetery
912 W Cherry Ave
Orange, TX 77631

Orange Cemetery News

Scared to death in a Mexican cemetery
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Mourners bury second Pendleton Marine in a week
Villarreal was buried at San Fernando Archdiocesan Cemetery in his home state of Texas on October 25. ### Get updates on military related stories from The Orange County Register via Twitter: @OCMilitary.
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Locating veterans' graves no easy task
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Orange County Texas Cemeteries
Evergreen Cemetery Assn. P. O. Box 381 Orange, TX 77631, inventory: A-E ... Do you know of a cemetery we need to add to this list? Click here. ...
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Evergreen Cemetery"F-G", Orange Co Cemeteries of Tx
Gilmer, Cleoria C 11 Mar 1846 - 25 Oct 1907 from Orange Co TX ... Gregory, Albert E 28 May 192_ - 6 Oct 1948 TX PFC MARINE (can't read) REGT MAR-DIV. WWII ...
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