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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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12 days later, Sampson County man realizes he’s a lottery winner – WRAL.com


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12 days later, Sampson County man realizes he's a lottery winner
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McCrea purchased two tickets for a one-time drawing on Oct. 24 that kicked off a new North Carolina Education Lottery game called Monopoly Millionaire's Club, lottery officials said Monday. After the drawing, his wife, Lisa McCrea, checked the tickets
$1 million prize in exclusive lottery drawing goes to Sampson County manStanly News & Press
Sampson County man claims $1 million lottery ticketFayetteville Observer

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Early morning fire leaves 1 dead in Sampson Co. – WNCN


WNCN
Early morning fire leaves 1 dead in Sampson Co.
WNCN
Investigations by the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Sampson County Fire Marshal's Office and the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation are currently underway. No foul play is suspected, but an official cause of the fire will not be released until
One killed in Sampson County house fireWRAL.com

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21-year-old stabbed to death in Wake Forest – WNCN

21-year-old stabbed to death in Wake Forest
WNCN
Updated: Saturday, November 22 2014 1:15 PM EST2014-11-22 18:15:18 GMTNov 22, 2014 10:15 AM PSTNov 22, 2014 10:15 AM PST. Authorities are investigating an early morning fire that left one person dead in Sampson County on Saturday. Authorities …

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No clear definition of hazing poses enforcement dilemma, expert says – WNCN

No clear definition of hazing poses enforcement dilemma, expert says
WNCN
Authorities are investigating an early morning fire that left one person dead in Sampson County on Saturday. Authorities are investigating an early morning fire that left one person dead in Sampson …. And just this summer, the university pulled

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NC State pulls fraternity recognition following hazing probe – WNCN

NC State pulls fraternity recognition following hazing probe
WNCN
Shelly Brown Dobek said the university pulled recognition of Xi Zeta, N.C. State's chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, after the national fraternity suspended the chapter "for four years after concluding an investigation into allegations of hazing." Phi Beta

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Inmate confesses to Goldsboro teen’s 1996 death – WTVD-TV


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Inmate confesses to Goldsboro teen's 1996 death
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Authorities say a convicted murderer has confessed to killing a 16-year-old teenager who was found in a field in 1996. Thomas Steele Dail, a prisoner of the North Carolina Department of Correction in Sampson County, was arrested Thursday and charged …
Deputies: Arrest made in 1996 murder caseWNCT
Lenoir County sheriff: Man charged in teen's murder in 1996WCTI12.com

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