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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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Sampson County man kills a dog while stealing four wheelers – WNCT


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Sampson County man kills a dog while stealing four wheelers
WNCT
MT. OLIVE, N.C. – Wayne County Sheriff arrested 28-year-old Adam Wayne Outlaw from Turkey, NC Outlaw stole two four wheelers from a house in Mt. Olive. While he was taking the four wheelers a neighbor's two dogs began barking. Outlaw went into the …
Investigators: Sampson County man stole ATVs, killed dogWRAL.com

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Tom Jackson will have Sampson County’s first solar residence – Fayetteville Observer

Tom Jackson will have Sampson County's first solar residence
Fayetteville Observer
Officials from N.C. Solar estimate the system should produce an average of 800 kilowatt hours of electricity per month. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average home in North Carolina uses slightly more than 1,100 kilowatt




Sampson County corn festival grows from kernel of an idea – Fayetteville Observer

Sampson County corn festival grows from kernel of an idea
Fayetteville Observer
Corn will be celebrated in Sampson County next month. The inaugural North Carolina Corn Festival will be held over the first three weekends in July. It's the first such festival to be held in the state.




Backyard Explorer: Quiet, beauty rule on wild river ride along Cape Fear River – Fayetteville Observer

Backyard Explorer: Quiet, beauty rule on wild river ride along Cape Fear River
Fayetteville Observer
Bass, who is 40, is originally from Clinton in Sampson County. He now … According to the NC Division of Parks and Recreation, this 50-foot sand dune near the bank of the Cape Fear has served as an important navigational marker for river pilots since




North Carolina woman charged with abandoning her baby at NY subway station – News & Observer


News & Observer
North Carolina woman charged with abandoning her baby at NY subway station
News & Observer
Eric Pope, a Sampson County sheriff's spokesman, confirmed Tuesday that Dabbs was in a home outside Clinton on Nov. 6, 2012, when three people there were shot. One of the victims who lived at the house, Donald Jerome “DJ” Harvey, 30, died. Harvey …

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North Carolina Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty – TheHorse.com

North Carolina Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty
TheHorse.com
A North Carolina woman faces multiple animal cruelty counts connected to the alleged maltreatment of horses on her Sampson County property. On June 11, deputies from the Sampson County Sheriff's Department discovered 54 allegedly malnourished …
NC horse owner facing animal cruelty chargesWXII The Triad

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