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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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Chase ends in arrest; kidnapping probe ongoing – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Chase ends in arrest; kidnapping probe ongoing
Sampson Independent
During the chase, Sampson County emergency officials were notified and while driving though the intersection of N.C. 24 and U.S. 701 Highway in Clinton, Ennis vehicle ran the stop light and collided with a pickup vehicle, owned by Sampson County.




NC 24 chase suspect charged in Sampson, Duplin – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
NC 24 chase suspect charged in Sampson, Duplin
Sampson Independent
Additionally, the N.C. Highway Patrol in Sampson County charged Ennis with driving while impaired, careless and reckless, driving while license revoked, failing to stop at a stop light and speeding 110 mph in a 55 zone. The charges stem from a pursuit




Chop shop found in rural Sampson County; authorities seeking to ID suspects – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Chop shop found in rural Sampson County; authorities seeking to ID suspects
WRAL.com
Clinton, N.C. — Investigators from the Sampson County Sheriff's Office are working to identify suspects after discovering a chop shop in a wooded area in the southern part of the county. According to a police spokesman, investigators found an 18
Sampson Co. authorities discover 'chop shop' operation in ClintonWNCN

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Five injured in Sampson County wreck – Fayetteville Observer

Five injured in Sampson County wreck
Fayetteville Observer
The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. on N.C. 55 just west of Newton Grove. A Honda car that was traveling east crossed the center line and struck two vehicles traveling west, Brown said. Of the four people transported by medical helicopter, three were

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Wreck involving tractor-trailer kills 2 in Sampson County – Fayetteville Observer


Sampson Independent
Wreck involving tractor-trailer kills 2 in Sampson County
Fayetteville Observer
CLINTON – The Highway Patrol has confirmed that two people are dead after a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and a car this morning on U.S. 421 in Sampson County. The wreck happened at 7:45 a.m. south of Clinton, a spokeswoman said. A passenger …
US 421 wreck claims two livesSampson Independent

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Five injured in morning crash – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Five injured in morning crash
Sampson Independent
Five people were taken to hospitals with serious injuries after a three-car crash on North Carolina Highway 55 in Sampson County. The incident occurred before 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4 near Warren Mill Road, just west of Newton Grove. According to …


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