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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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News related to Sampson County, NC

“sampson county” nc – Google News

Sampson County Schools Open House set for Wednesday. – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County Schools Open House set for Wednesday.
Sampson Independent
“We're looking forward to a successful opening of school,” said Susan Warren, a student services and public relations administrator for Sampson County Schools. “We encourage all parents and students to come out and participate in various open houses …

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Sampson County crash kills 16-year-old – Fayetteville Observer

Sampson County crash kills 16-year-old
Fayetteville Observer
Mason Lee Barnes, 16, was killed in the wreck on Beulah Road south of Clinton at 11:45p.m. The vehicle overturned multiple times and was engulfed in flames when it came to rest, the Sampson Independent said. North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper J.F. …

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Sampson County School leaders to review budget – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County School leaders to review budget
Sampson Independent
“The proposed budget for Sampson County Schools includes increases in state, federal, and local spending,” said Kim Schmidlin, vice-chair for Sampson County Schools. “These increases are crucial to giving our school system the additional funds we need …

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Up for show – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Up for show
Sampson Independent
The Sampson County Cooperative Extension held the annual Prestage 4-H Youth Livestock Roundup, which is one stop along the Eastern Carolina Showmanship Circuit for those showing lambs and heifers in eastern North Carolina. These youth will most …




Sampson County Schools reject sixth-grade sports – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County Schools reject sixth-grade sports
Sampson Independent
Al Britt, athletic coordinator for Sampson County Schools, discussed the matter with the Board of Education during a Tuesday meeting. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) decided to make sixth-graders eligible to play and leaving




Imagine Learning Program benefits Sampson County students – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Imagine Learning Program benefits Sampson County students
Sampson Independent
Lisa Reynolds, director of Federal Programs for Sampson County Schools, presented the Imagine Learning Program to the Board of Education to help address personal instructional needs for language and literacy students. It uses interactive content and …

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