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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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Sampson County Board of Education reviews religion policy – Sampson Independent


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Sampson County Board of Education reviews religion policy
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It is also the policy of the board to support, within the framework of the United States Constitution and the North Carolina Constitution, the free, private exercise of individual religious beliefs by students and school employees. The board will not




Sampson County courts proactive with domestic violence protection – Sampson Independent


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Sampson County courts proactive with domestic violence protection
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“This is not a big change for Sampson County, because Sampson County has already made that change early on,” she said about be proactive. According to data provided by the North Carolina Council for Women, 55,274 victims received assistance through …

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Miss NC comes home – Sampson Independent


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Miss NC comes home
Sampson Independent
2015 Miss North Carolina Kate Peacock, a Sampson County native, visited the Sampson County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting Monday night. 'I'm Sampson County, born and raised. To be able to travel this state, and hopefully the nation as …




Sampson County Schools, Clinton City Schools host College Gear Up – Sampson Independent


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Sampson County Schools, Clinton City Schools host College Gear Up
Sampson Independent
Each year students with outstanding grades and accolades apply to colleges and universities throughout North Carolina, but sometimes they don't get accepted by their first choice. For many students listening to Rosemary Simpson at the the third annual …




Sampson Sheriff’s agents seize 3 pounds of meth, arrest three – Sampson Independent


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Sampson Sheriff's agents seize 3 pounds of meth, arrest three
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Agents with the Sampson County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division and Fayetteville Police Department conducted a search warrant at 4635 U.S. 421 North on Thursday in reference to an ongoing investigation, according to reports from sheriff

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Choir members sought – Sampson Independent

Choir members sought
Sampson Independent
“We encourage participation from all that would like to contribute their talents in this special program honoring Sampson County veterans,” Deans said. “If any member of a choir is interested and would like to join the choir or additional information


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