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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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News related to Sampson County, NC

“sampson county” nc – Google News

Deputies: Bullet traveled through wall, wounded 1-year-old in Sampson County – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Deputies: Bullet traveled through wall, wounded 1-year-old in Sampson County
WRAL.com
Clinton, N.C. — Authorities are searching for two men in connection with a Sunday shooting that injured a 1-year-old Clinton girl. The Sampson County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a report of shots fired at 25 Bumpy Lane just before 9 p
Sampson County sheriff: 7-month-old shot following fight at nearby birthday partyWTVD-TV
Toddler shot when gunmen invade birthday party, Sampson County officials sayWNCN
Infant shot at birthday celebration; investigation ongoingSampson Independent

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SCS amends budget; includes less tech funds – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
SCS amends budget; includes less tech funds
Sampson Independent
Sampson County School officials are ready to approve an amendment for the district's budget, which includes less funding for technology. Finance Officer Stephen Britt made a presentation to the board of education during a recent work session. The total




Crimewatch – Sampson Independent

Crimewatch
Sampson Independent
(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff's Office daily jail report.) Arrests/citations. • Oct. 20 — Christopher Scott Wilbourne, 42




Early voting underway – Sampson Independent

Early voting underway
Sampson Independent
This marks the first full week of early voting for the 2017 Sampson County Municipal Election, which will see contested mayoral and commissioners races in Garland, including three familiar faces vying for the mayor's seat, as well as contested races




S’burg festival, parade coming Thursday – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
S'burg festival, parade coming Thursday
Sampson Independent
It was cancelled in 2016 because of Hurricane Matthews, which put many traditional events in Sampson County on a brief hiatus. “There's excitement in the air because we didn't have one last year, so we're trying to get ready,” Johnson said. “The kids




Man found dead after Sampson County barn fire – WNCN


WRAL.com
Man found dead after Sampson County barn fire
WNCN
ROSEBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Roseboro man was found dead at the scene where a fire damaged a barn on Saturday, Sampson County officials say. The incident was reported just before 7 a.m. at 432 Corbin Road in Roseboro, the Sampson County …
29-year-old man killed in Sampson County fireWRAL.com
Man, 29, dies in barn fire; probe ongoingSampson Independent

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