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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

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Woman killed in Sampson County crash – WRAL.com

Woman killed in Sampson County crash
WRAL.com
The driver of a 2005 Chevrolet truck, Jennifer Smith, of 330 West 2nd Street, was traveling south on N.C. 701 and collided with a tractor-trailer, operated by Walter Hernandez, of 107 Norman Jones Lane in Warsaw, after crossing the center line of the




Sampson County homeowner shoots machete-wielding burglar – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Sampson County homeowner shoots machete-wielding burglar
Fayetteville Observer
A short time later, officers from the Clinton Police Department and N.C. Wildlife Enforcement found a vehicle matching the description in the parking lot of Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. It had two men in it, one with a gunshot wound, the
Machete-wielding burglary suspect shot by homeownerSampson Independent

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SNAP Ed host Sampson County Forum – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
SNAP Ed host Sampson County Forum
Sampson Independent
A group of local leaders and health officials are working to build a healthier Sampson County. The University of North Carolina's Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention's SNAP-Ed hosted a community forum to identify strengths and




Sampson County’s Southern Smoke BBQ vying for Best Pulled Pork Sandwich – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Sampson County's Southern Smoke BBQ vying for Best Pulled Pork Sandwich
WWAY NewsChannel 3
GARLAND, NC (WWAY) — A nearby restaurant is a nominee on USA Today's latest 10Best poll. The pork bbq sandwich from Southern Smoke BBQ in Sampson county is one of 20 nominees for Best BBQ Pork Sandwich in North Carolina. The poll notes that …

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Poe Center to recognize Sampson County student – Sampson Independent

Poe Center to recognize Sampson County student
Sampson Independent
In celebration of National Nutrition Month, the student at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS) coordinated a project through the Poe Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to health education for youths and families in North Carolina.




Weather takes toll on Sampson County farmers – Fayetteville Observer

Weather takes toll on Sampson County farmers
Fayetteville Observer
"Peppers, eggplants, and squash is going out right now," said Alan Thornton, a N.C. Cooperative Extension agent specializing in vegetables and fruits for Sampson County. With more rain than normal, wet fields have delayed farmers from getting into them.


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