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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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Fire at Sampson County home nearly ruins teen’s prom hopes – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Fire at Sampson County home nearly ruins teen's prom hopes
WRAL.com
Sampson County, N.C. — A brush fire that destroyed a barn and home in Sampson County almost wiped out a young man's dream of going to his high school prom. Tarviors Harris said a trash fire burning outside the family's New Hope Church Road home got …




Sampson County schools’ leader recognized – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Sampson County schools' leader recognized
Fayetteville Observer
Eric Bracy, superintendent of Sampson County Schools, will receive the 2017 N.C. Association of Educators' Superintendent of the Year Award during Monday's school board meeting in Clinton. The award recognizes the outstanding contributions to staff, …




Transactions led to suspect in 63-year-old NC woman’s slaying, deputies say – WNCN


WNCN
Transactions led to suspect in 63-year-old NC woman's slaying, deputies say
WNCN
CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A 40-year-old man is charged with murder in the death of a 63-year-old woman in Sampson County. Gladys Bradshaw was found dead at her home on Potato House Road in Clinton just before 5 p.m. Monday. The medical …
Arrest made in murder of Clinton womanSampson Independent
Maxton man charged in Clinton killingLaurinburg Exchange
Maxton man charged with murder of 63-year-old Clinton womanFayetteville Observer

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Salemburg man killed in wreck – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Salemburg man killed in wreck
Sampson Independent
Clear indications of Tuesday's fatal collision at the intersection of Minnie-Hall Road and N.C. 24, including a pile of lumber that was being transported by an 18-wheeler. … The death was the fourth in as many wrecks on Sampson County roadways this year.




Meth lab seized on Royal Lane; five arrested – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Meth lab seized on Royal Lane; five arrested
Sampson Independent
Several other offenses are pending, including child abuse, Sampson County Sheriff's authorities said. At about 10:20 a.m. agents with the Sheriff's Special Investigations Division executed a probable cause search warrant at 426-A Royal Lane Apartments




Sampson County state Rep. Larry Bell says he won’t seek re-election – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Sampson County state Rep. Larry Bell says he won't seek re-election
Fayetteville Observer
CLINTON, N.C. (AP) — A veteran North Carolina state House member says he won't seek re-election when his latest term expires, saying it's time for someone new to take his seat. Democratic Rep. Larry Bell of Sampson County is now in his ninth two-year …

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