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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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Man commits suicide as North Carolina Highway Patrol officers try to help – WTVD-TV


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Man commits suicide as North Carolina Highway Patrol officers try to help
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CLINTON, N.C. (WTVD) –. Investigators said an explosive chemical was recovered from a car where a man threatened state troopers before killing himself Thursday morning. Sampson County authorities said hazmat teams eventually recovered contained …
Authorities: Toxic chemical, not bomb, found in vehicle where man killed selfWRAL.com
Vehicle checks ends with 1 dead on U.S. 701 in Sampson CountyFayetteville Observer

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Six arrested in Sampson County after lawmen find meth lab – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Six arrested in Sampson County after lawmen find meth lab
Fayetteville Observer
CLINTON – Six people, including three on probation, were arrested after lawmen found a methamphetamine lab at a home in Newton Grove on Tuesday, the Sampson County Sheriff's Office said. The lab was found after parole and probation officers, assisted …




Man commits suicide after trooper stop in Sampson Co. – WNCN


WNCN
Man commits suicide after trooper stop in Sampson Co.
WNCN
The Sampson County Sheriff's Office says a man took his own life after troopers stopped to check on what was believed to be a stranded driver on U.S. 701. The Highway Patrol said that around 6:44 a.m. on Thursday, two troopers approached a 2012 Subaru …

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Authorities identify man who committed suicide on Sampson Co. road – WNCN


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Authorities identify man who committed suicide on Sampson Co. road
WNCN
CLINTON, N.C. -. Authorities have identified the man who triggered a bomb scare and then took his own life on U.S. 701 in Sampson County Thursday morning as Thomas Joseph Garner, Jr., 38, of Wilmington. The Highway Patrol said that around 6:44 a.m. …

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CMPD Likely to Recommend Change to Indecent Exposure Law – TWC News


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CMPD Likely to Recommend Change to Indecent Exposure Law
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CHARLOTTE — There could soon be changes to indecent exposure law in North Carolina, after a group of Charlotte neighbors said they were sick of seeing their neighbor naked. "I feel really really good about that. Excited!” resident Adrienna Harris said.

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Changes in NC laws could mean a boost for deer farming – Greensboro News & Record

Changes in NC laws could mean a boost for deer farming
Greensboro News & Record
Farm legislation introduced in the state Senate Wednesday would transfer regulation of what is seen as a growing livestock field from North Carolina's Wildlife Resources Commission to the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Changes in NC farm laws seen as boost for deer growersseattlepi.com

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