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Sampson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 60,161. Its county seat is Clinton.

The county was formed in 1784 from Duplin County. It was named after John Sampson, who was the first register of deeds of Duplin County and the first mayor of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Sampson County is the birthplace of William R. King, who after spending time in local government continued on to become the 13th US vice-president.

Source: Wikipedia

Sampson County Genealogy Resources

Sampson County NCGenweb site

Sampson County NCGenWeb Archives

Sampson County Historical Society
2336 Horine Road
Clinton, NC 28328
Telephone 910-564-6471

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Sampson County Government

Sampson County Government – Official Site
Sampson County Register of Deeds (Online search)

Sampson-Clinton Public LIbrary
J.C. Holliday Library
217 Graham Street
Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-4153 Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8 – 6
Saturday 8 – 5

Miriam Lamb Memorial Library
PO Box 426
144 S. Church Ave.
Garland, NC 28441
(910) 529-2441
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Roseboro Public Library
300 W. Roseboro Street
P.O. Box 2066
Roseboro, NC 28382
(910) 525-5436
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Bryan Memorial Public Library
302 Weeksdale Street
P.O. Box 188
Newton Grove, NC 28366
(910) 594-1260
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Cities and Towns

* Autryville
* Bonnetsville
* Clinton
* Delway
* Garland
* Harrells
* Ingold
* Ivanhoe
* Keener
* Newton Grove
* Plain View
* Roseboro
* Salemburg
* Spiveys Corner
* Turkey
* Vann Crossroads

Townships:

Belvoir
Dismal
Franklin
Halls
Herring
Honeycutt
Lisbon
Little Coharie
McDaniels
Mingo
Newton Grove
North Clinton
Piney Grove
Plain View
South Clinton
South River
Taylors Bridge
Turkey
Westbrook

Census

State Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription – Fayett District

1800 Federal Census Transcription – Partial Extract

1820 Federal Census Transcription

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Sampson County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Sampson County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Sampson County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Sampson County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Sampson County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

Gale on “Nancy Jane Manuel/Emmanuel and Johnson Brewington.”

I am looking for any information about Nancy Jane Manuel/Emmanuel and Johnson Brewington, they had a daughter named Polly Ann Brewington, who married Bennett Jackson. Also, John Jack Brewington. Please contact me at: galerey@yahoo.com

Gale




pat layton on “Layton or Laton in the 1700′s”

I am looking for an ancestor with the surname of Layton or Laton who lived in your county in the 1700′s or very early 1800′s. His given name may have been John. He moved to Washington County Ga. and had a child, Alford Alpha Layton born in approx. 1828.




Al Gibbss on “Gibbs Family Sampson Co.,NC”

I know that there was a Willis (unmarried) and a Thomas Gibbs married with son under 10 in the 1800 census of Sampson Co.,NC. I believe that there was a William Albert Gibbs very early in county. Has anyone researched this family? Need your help!
Al Gibbs


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NC Wanted: No arrests 9 years after Christmastime death of Sampson County mother – WRAL.com


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NC Wanted: No arrests 9 years after Christmastime death of Sampson County mother
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Clinton, N.C. — Christmas was Beverly Honeycutt's favorite time of year, but the holiday is now an annual reminder of what her family lost. The Sampson County mother of two was murdered on her front porch on Dec. 27, 2007. Nine years later, there are




Durham police investigating at Sampson County landfill | WNCN – WNCN


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Durham police investigating at Sampson County landfill | WNCN
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"Durham Police Department investigators are currently in Sampson County conducting an investigation involving a person possibly from Durham,…
Durham police investigation leads to Sampson County landfilllWRAL.com
Durham Police Department issues request for access to Sampson landfillSampson Independent

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UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham gets down-home Sampson County greeting during luncheon, meet-and-greet. – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham gets down-home Sampson County greeting during luncheon, meet-and-greet.
Sampson Independent
UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham and his wife Tina got treated to the flavor of Sampson County earlier today, first during an invitation-only barbecue and country style steak luncheon at Clinton's oldest restaurant, Lewis' Barbecue, and later at




Driver charged with DWI in fatal Sampson County wreck – Fayetteville Observer

Driver charged with DWI in fatal Sampson County wreck
Fayetteville Observer
Jisaiah Athaniel Pagan, 20, of Garland, was charged with felony death by motor vehicle and provisional DWI, which in North Carolina imposes stricter penalties for people under 21 who are impaired, regardless of their blood-alcohol level. Smith said




Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County
Sampson Independent
Sampson County Cooperative Extension's Friends of Horticulture returned Thursday night with a session focused on fruit tree management for homeowners. A different topic will be explored each month. Hardison, agriculture-horticulture agent, was pleased …

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Lewis’ BBQ welcomes UNC Athletics – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Lewis' BBQ welcomes UNC Athletics
Sampson Independent
“A few years ago I was at a conference where the chancellor of NC State spoke and he said at that time that Sampson County was the most diversified agricultural county east of the Mississippi River because we grow more variety of crops than any other

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