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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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Suspect named in deadly Sampson County country club shooting – WNCN


WNCN
Suspect named in deadly Sampson County country club shooting
WNCN
Their identities are currently being withheld pending verification. Anyone with information on Emmanuel Kerr's location is asked to call the Sampson County Sheriff's Office at (910) 592-4141 or on the Sheriff's Anonymous Tip Line at (910) 564-5261.
Suspect identified in Sampson Co. Lakewood Country Club shootingWTVD-TV
Suspect named, sought in Sampson County country club homicideFayetteville Observer
Murder suspect ID'dSampson Independent
WRAL.com -WXII The Triad
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NCHP: Speed ‘sole factor’ in UHS student’s fatal wreck – Sampson Independent

NCHP: Speed 'sole factor' in UHS student's fatal wreck
Sampson Independent
N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper J.F. Smith investigated the wreck, which happened at 11:45 p.m. Friday, just south of John Mark Road about 3.7 miles south of Clinton. He said Barnes was driving a 2008 H3 Hummer when he lost control in a “slight curve” in
Sampson County crash kills 16-year-oldFayetteville Observer

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1 dead, multiple people shot, stabbed at Sampson County club – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
1 dead, multiple people shot, stabbed at Sampson County club
WRAL.com
Salemburg, N.C. — One man has died and others are recovering following a shooting and stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning at the Lakewood Country Club clubhouse in Salemburg. Around 2:30 a.m., Sampson County authorities responded to an …
1 dead after 3 shot at Sampson Co. country club party; 3 others stabbed or beatenWNCN
Fight at golf course clubhouse leaves 1 dead, 6 injured in Sampson CountyFayetteville Observer
Shooting, Stabbing at Sampson County Country Club Kills 1, Hurts 6 Including DeputyTWC News
WITN -WAVY-TV -Sampson Independent
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Sampson County deputy fired for social media comments – WNCN


WNCN
Sampson County deputy fired for social media comments
WNCN
CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) – A Sampson County Sheriff's deputy was fired Tuesday after he posted a comment to social media regarding a July 3 altercation that ended in a homicide. On July 3, the Sheriff's Office became aware of a comment posted by Charles …
Sampson County Sheriff's Office investigating deputy's Facebook commentFayetteville Observer
NC Deputy Fired Over Facebook CommentOfficer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Sampson deputy fired after EBT comment on FacebookWRAL.com
Washington Times -Sampson Independent -Daily Caller
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Sampson County Schools launches new website – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County Schools launches new website
Sampson Independent
Administrative assistant Stephanie Smith works on a new website for Sampson County Schools. When it's officially up, she will be responsible for elementary, middle and high school curriculum. Technology coordinators Lori Monk and Mary Lynn Warren are

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Sampson County Schools grads earn $22.6 million for scholarships – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sampson County Schools grads earn $22.6 million for scholarships
Sampson Independent
Many graduates of Sampson County School will attend community colleges and four-year institutions in August. “Our entire community can be proud of the fact that colleges, groups, and other organizations bestowed funds upon our seniors that will help


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