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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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Dog attacks 4-year-old in Sampson County – WTVD-TV


WTVD-TV
Dog attacks 4-year-old in Sampson County
WTVD-TV
NEWTON GROVE, N.C. (WTVD) –. A 4-year-old Newton Grove boy was given a hundred stitches after a German Shepherd mix went after him on Monday. The family is concerned for their child's safety, because the animal has not been taken into custody and …




Dunn man charged in shooting death of son – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Dunn man charged in shooting death of son
WRAL.com
DUNN, N.C. — Sampson County deputies say a Dunn man has been charged in the weekend shooting death of his son. Jerry Calvin Dale II was shot at about 4 p.m. Sunday at his home on Butterfly Lane and died at Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital, …
Father facing charges in son's shooting deathWTVD-TV
Dunn father charged in shooting death of sonFayetteville Observer
NC man charged in shooting death of sonWashington Times

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Father in Dunn charged with his son’s murder – WNCN


WNCN
Father in Dunn charged with his son's murder
WNCN
DUNN, N.C. – The father of a man shot in Dunn has been charged with his murder. On Sunday afternoon, Sampson County Sheriff deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call at 41 Butterfly Lane in Dunn where they found that Jerry Calvin Dale II had been shot.

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State trooper, Garner man injured in Sampson County crash – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
State trooper, Garner man injured in Sampson County crash
WRAL.com
Clinton, N.C. — A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper and a Garner man were hurt Thursday afternoon when their cars collided near Interstate 40 in Sampson County, authorities said. The crash happened about 2 p.m. on N.C. Highway 403 near …
Highway patrol sergeant injured in two-vehicle crash; other driver chargedWITN

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State trooper injured in wreck in Sampson County – Fayetteville Observer

State trooper injured in wreck in Sampson County
Fayetteville Observer
Gauthier failed to stop at a stop sign, pulling into the path of the state trooper, and was struck in the intersection of the I-40 connector and N.C. 403, a report from the N.C. Department of Public Safety said. Gauthier and the trooper, who has not

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Screen scene: Local film news – Mountain Xpress


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Screen scene: Local film news
Mountain Xpress
A group of graduate students at Wake Forest University has produced The Hollerin' Contest at Spivey's Corner, a 15-minute documentary about the eponymous Hollerin' Contest in Sampson County. The film … Among those individuals featured in the film are


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