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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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Small Farms Week begins in Sampson County – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Small Farms Week begins in Sampson County
Sampson Independent
The visit was one of the highlights of Small Farms Week, which kicked off Monday morning in Sampson County at the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center. Sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina A&T State University, the …




Annual job fair slated for this weekend – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Annual job fair slated for this weekend
Sampson Independent
Sponsored by the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce, NC Workforce Career Center, Sampson County Exposition Center, Sampson County Economic Development Commission and Triangle-South Workforce Development Board, this event will provide …




A new home for Sampson County’s military history – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
A new home for Sampson County's military history
Sampson Independent
Born in Sampson County, Micajah Autry left North Carolina in 1835 to seek his fortune out west. He eventually made his way to Texas, and died fighting at the Alamo. In 1945, while serving in the U.S. Navy, Lt. Rufus G. Herring of Roseboro received the

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Sampson County Schools mulls Latin system for graduation – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County Schools mulls Latin system for graduation
Sampson Independent
Col. Tommy Macon, assistant superintendent for Sampson County Schools makes a presentation to the Board of Education. Officials from Sampson County Schools are continuing to explore ways to honor the best students during high school graduations.




Family: Sampson County landfill search is connected to missing Durham father – WRAL.com


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Family: Sampson County landfill search is connected to missing Durham father
WRAL.com
Durham, N.C. — The family of a missing man said a massive search last week in a Sampson County landfill could be related to his disappearance. Alton Sanders' mother and brother said they do not believe he is still alive, but they do believe there are

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Amanda Warren honored as Sampson County Schools Teacher of the Month – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Amanda Warren honored as Sampson County Schools Teacher of the Month
Sampson Independent
Amanda Warren, a teacher at Sampson Early College High School, was honored as the Teacher of the Month for February 2017. “Each day as a teacher brings new joys and challenges,” Warren said. “I love watching faces as we make connections through …


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