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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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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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Sampson County has preliminary winner at Miss North Carolina pageant – Fayetteville Observer

Sampson County has preliminary winner at Miss North Carolina pageant
Fayetteville Observer
Emily Tucker, the Miss Greater Sampson County, was one of five finalists announced for the Quality of Life award. The winner will be announced at Saturday's finals. The award is for pageant contestants' community service platform. Tucker's platform is …

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Alleged home invaders used stun gun on 4-month-old NC baby – myfox8.com


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Alleged home invaders used stun gun on 4-month-old NC baby
myfox8.com
SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. — The Sampson County Sheriff's Office has charged two men with dressing as police officers during a home invasion robbery and using a stun gun on children – including a 4-month-old. Investigators said it happened Tuesday just …
Two arrested for home invasion, using stun gun on childrenCBS News
Stun gun used on infant, three others in Clinton home invasionWRAL.com
Trio dressed as SWAT bust in homeKRON4.com

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‘Chop shop’ uncovered – Sampson Independent

'Chop shop' uncovered
Sampson Independent
Investigators from the Sampson County Sheriff's Office received an anonymous tip Wednesday regarding the chop shop oepration on Cannady Road, located between Garland and Harrells. Cannady Road extends north to south, connecting N.C. 41 and N.C. …




Chamber member honors queen with new ride – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Chamber member honors queen with new ride
Sampson Independent
I am very excited about the continued growth and opportunities for each business/organization, Sampson County, and for the Chamber. The Chamber … While this was her first time competing in the Miss NC pageant, she came out on top and with the crown.




North Carolina Expands Simplifile E-recording in Sampson County – PR Web (press release)

North Carolina Expands Simplifile E-recording in Sampson County
PR Web (press release)
“We're excited to see e-recording expand in North Carolina and to be providing our service in Sampson County,” said Paul Clifford, president of Simplifile. “It's more efficient and saves both the county and its customers money on mailing, paper, and

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