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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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One killed in Sampson County house fire – WRAL.com


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One killed in Sampson County house fire
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Newton Grove, N.C. — One person died early Saturday when fire destroyed a home on Juniper Road in Newton Grove, according to the Sampson County Sheriff's Office. Emergency crews from multiple fire departments responded to 614 Juniper Road at …
Early morning fire leaves 1 dead in Sampson Co.WNCN

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Missing Rowan County man’s car found burned in Sampson County – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
Missing Rowan County man's car found burned in Sampson County
WXII The Triad
Elisha Maurice Walker's silver Pontiac Sunfire was found burned in Sampson County Sunday morning, Rowan County deputies said Tuesday. Sampson County deputies believe the car was intentionally set on fire. Walker's mother reported him missing to …
Family, police search for missing Rowan County transgender womanQNotes
Missing Rowan Co. Man's Car Found BurnedWFMY News 2

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Car belonging to missing Rowan Co. man found burned – myfox8.com


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Car belonging to missing Rowan Co. man found burned
myfox8.com
A silver 2000 Pontiac Sunfire that belonged to Walker was located near Clinton, N.C. The Sampson County Sheriff's Office discovered the vehicle, completely burned but was unable to verify the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) until Monday, due to the …

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During a life in business, E. Carroll Joyner gives and gives – News & Observer


News & Observer
During a life in business, E. Carroll Joyner gives and gives
News & Observer
His name graces a park down the road in Wake Forest and buildings at N.C. State University and Louisburg College. Another park, in Louisburg, bears the name of his late daughter. … It's by no means the largest donation he's ever made, but the joy he




With foreign demand rising, hog producers look to expand – The State

With foreign demand rising, hog producers look to expand
The State
RALEIGH — Last year, a few months after a Chinese company bought Smithfield Foods — the world's largest producer of pork, and a major player in North Carolina's second-in-the-nation hog farming industry — Mike Williams' phone rang at N.C. State

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NC Guard’s Tarheel Challenge Academy graduation – DVIDS (press release) (registration)

NC Guard's Tarheel Challenge Academy graduation
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
The graduation ceremony for 136 cadets of the North Carolina National Guard's Tarheel Challenge Academy was held at the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center, in Clinton, N.C., Dec. 12, 2014. It completes a journey began at the academy campus in …


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