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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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Police say gunman killed wrong person in Sampson County – WTVD-TV


WTVD-TV
Police say gunman killed wrong person in Sampson County
WTVD-TV
CLINTON, N.C. (WTVD) –. Police in Clinton are searching for a gunman who they said shot and killed a mother of three, who was not the intended target. "We have at least one suspect, possibly more," said Clinton Police Chief Jay Tilley, "who walked up

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One killed in wrecks on icy roads in Duplin, Sampson counties – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
One killed in wrecks on icy roads in Duplin, Sampson counties
WRAL.com
In Sampson County, a tractor-trailer carrying chickens overturned on N.C. Highway 41 East near the U.S. Highway 421 intersection. It was unclear if anyone was hurt. Duplin County schools were closed Friday due to the slick conditions. In Sampson County …




Sampson County man wins $150000 playing Joker’s Wild lottery game – Fayetteville Observer

Sampson County man wins $150000 playing Joker's Wild lottery game
Fayetteville Observer
A Sampson County man plans to bank the $150,000 he won playing the Joker's Wild lottery game, according to a release from the N.C. Education Lottery. "When I scratched off the ticket, it didn't hit me that I'd won," said James Eldridge, an insurance …




Warrensville student named to NC State’s Warren Leadership Program – Jefferson Post

Warrensville student named to NC State's Warren Leadership Program
Jefferson Post
… of Joe and Gail Dunn through the North Carolina Agriculture Foundation Inc. in NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The program is named in memory of Adolph Warren, a long-standing member of the Sampson County community …




The Thomas Bullard House in Sampson County has survived everything from … – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
The Thomas Bullard House in Sampson County has survived everything from
Fayetteville Observer
The properties were reviewed by the North Carolina National Register Advisory Committee, then approved by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation officer and forwarded to the National Register. In the case of the Thomas Bullard House, the …




DPS Recognizes Employee Achievements at First Annual Badge of Excellence … – Stanly News & Press

DPS Recognizes Employee Achievements at First Annual Badge of Excellence
Stanly News & Press
The Badge of Excellence program promotes department-wide recognition that acknowledges and celebrates employees' impactful contributions to the overall goals and mission of the department, North Carolina state government and to North Carolinians


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