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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 deputy shoots, kills robbery suspect – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Sampson County deputy shoots, kills robbery suspect
WRAL.com
Salemburg, N.C. — A convenience store robbery and chase late Sunday ended with the suspect being shot and killed by a Sampson County deputy, Assistant County Manager Susan Holder said. Deputies were called shortly before midnight to a Han-Dee …
Sampson County sheriff's deputy shoots and kills robbery suspectWTVD-TV
Sampson County deputy chases, shoots, kills robbery suspect in GarlandFayetteville Observer
Suspect shot to death by Sampson County deputy after attempted store robberyDaily Journal
WXII The Triad
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Chase ends with suspect shot in Sampson County – WNCN


WNCN
Chase ends with suspect shot in Sampson County
WNCN
A deputy located the vehicle on NC 411 between Garland and Roseboro and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Jason Lee Evans, led the deputy in a high-speed chase, Holder said. The chase ended about 20 miles …

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NC Senate panel votes to limit cities on home designs – News & Observer (blog)


News & Observer (blog)
NC Senate panel votes to limit cities on home designs
News & Observer (blog)
Brent Jackson, a Sampson County Republican, suggested that the municipal requirements drive up the cost of housing. “Are (cities and towns) contributing at all to the cost of building that?” he said. But the N.C. League of Municipalities opposes the bill.
Bill would strike down city residential guidelinesWinston-Salem Journal

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Renewable Energy Efforts Take Root in North Carolina – Xconomy

Renewable Energy Efforts Take Root in North Carolina
Xconomy
The Italian company announced in 2013 that it would construct a cellulosic ethanol production plant in Sampson County, some 60 miles south of Raleigh. But construction has not yet started, which Brake attributed in part to a “chicken and egg problem.

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DALCOMP NEGOTIATED CALENDAR – Reuters

DALCOMP NEGOTIATED CALENDAR
Reuters
Day of Sale: 04/28 SAMPSON COUNTY OF WATER & SEWER WEEK OF 10,000 A1/A/NR DISTRICT II, NORTH CAROLINA 04/27 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING WATER BONDS, SERIES 2015 MGR: Stephens Inc., Little Rock SERIAL: 2016-2025 …




Four Oaks officer involved in crash during police chase – WTVD-TV


WTVD-TV
Four Oaks officer involved in crash during police chase
WTVD-TV
The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near Boyette Road after officers from Newton Grove chased a motorcyclist, 20-year-old David Yankel Saxon Ashkenazi, from Sampson County. When the pursuit crossed over the county line, Johnston County …
Man arrested following Four Oaks chase, crashWRAL.com

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