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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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Sampson County deputies investigate string of home invasions – WNCN


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Sampson County deputies investigate string of home invasions
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CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) — Sampson County deputies are investigating three home invasions that occurred in the last eight days. The first incident took place Dec. 21 along Sandhole Road in Clinton. Four men rushed into a home and walked away with cash …
Home invasions probedSampson Independent

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Sampson County Schools eyes free lunch program – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County Schools eyes free lunch program
Sampson Independent
The Community Eligibility Program (CEP) was presented to the Sampson County Schools (SCS) Board of Education during a Tuesday work session. Nutrition Director April Jordan discussed several benefits of the program, which could save parents money in …




NCHP: Speed may be factor in fatal wreck – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
NCHP: Speed may be factor in fatal wreck
Sampson Independent
AUTRYVILLE — An Autryville man was killed in a motorcycle wreck Saturday afternoon when he lost control in a slight curve on Minnie Hall Road, according to reports from N.C. Highway Patrol authorities in Sampson County. Timothy Allen Butler, 42, was …




Organizers announce 2017 Class Acts schedule – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Organizers announce 2017 Class Acts schedule
Sampson Independent
According to Ray Jordan, Expo Center director, this year, more than 8,000 students from across Sampson County will have a chance to experience the magic and entertainment of attending one of eight live performing arts events as the new season kicks off




Still operation seized by authorities – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Still operation seized by authorities
Sampson Independent
According to reports released Tuesday evening by Sampson County Sheriff's authorities, a tip led to discovery of the still and the illegal manufacture of non-tax paid alcohol at 775 Mt. Elam Church Road, Roseboro. Travis Wayne Perry of Cumberland

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