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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

2 women charged in death of young NC woman – WNCN


WNCN
2 women charged in death of young NC woman
WNCN
The remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office where they were identified as those of 24-year-old Danielle Alicia Chance of Sampson County. Investigators working with the State Bureau of Investigation have charged 37-year-old Felicia
Felicia Barnes is charged in a 2014 murder in Sampson County.Fayetteville Observer
2 women arrested, accused in 2014 Sampson County homicideWRAL.com

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Sampson County 17-year-old found dead in Hoke County – WNCN


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Sampson County 17-year-old found dead in Hoke County
WNCN
LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C. (WNCN) – The Hoke County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of a Sampson County 17-year-old. Hoke County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched shortly before 8 p.m. to the area of North Old Wire and McGougan roads.
Sampson teen found murdered in Hoke CountySampson Independent
Teen killed in Hoke County shooting; deputies seek informationWRAL.com
17-year-old found fatally shot in Hoke CountyWTVD-TV

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Food Stamp regulations coming soon to Sampson County – Sampson Independent

Food Stamp regulations coming soon to Sampson County
Sampson Independent
Bradshaw reported that only 25 percent of counties in North Carolina have implemented the new policy. Sampson County is not one of them, but it may begin in July 2016. She said the county department is expected to have a better handle on the issue

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Telamon NC Head Start Sampson County begins enrollment process – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Telamon NC Head Start Sampson County begins enrollment process
Sampson Independent
The Head Start program in Sampson County is currently enrolling students for locations in the area. LTeisha Curtis, State Head Start Director for Telamon North Carolina and Family Service Specialist Byron McIntyre are recruiting for the current program

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Sgt. David Kinlaw leads Sampson County’s Highway Patrol – Sampson Independent


Sampson Independent
Sgt. David Kinlaw leads Sampson County's Highway Patrol
Sampson Independent
Following a ceremony in late-November, Kinlaw was promoted to his new position and rank is currently in command of North Carolina State Highway Patrol's Troop B, District II in Sampson County. During the event in Raleigh, Kinlaw as among 45 State …

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Sampson County assisting migrant workers – Sampson Independent

Sampson County assisting migrant workers
Sampson Independent
The Sampson County Environmental Health Department has been an ongoing partner with these local farmers in providing adequate living and sanitary conditions for short-term workers coming into the county for many decades now. The North Carolina …

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