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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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UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing 2-year-old Sampson County boy – myfox8.com


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UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for missing 2-year-old Sampson County boy
myfox8.com
UPDATE: SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. — An Amber Alert that was issued Friday morning for a 2-year-old boy has been canceled. PREVIOUS STORY: Authorities say the boy was been abducted by a 39-year-old woman. Jeremiah Hughes is a 2-year-old white …
Missing Sampson County 2-year-old found unharmed in MississippiWITN
NC Amber Alert canceled for missing 2-year-oldWXII The Triad
Missing 2-year-old found safe after Amber AlertWRAL.com
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Sampson County, NC: Amber alert for missing 2-year-old – McDowell News

Sampson County, NC: Amber alert for missing 2-year-old
McDowell News
They were last seen at 8056 U.S. 421 North, in Sampson County, N.C. They are possibly en-route to 151 Beverly Street in Central South Carolina. The vehicle is a Brown 2001 Buick Century with S.C. license tag number KHX-728. If you have any information …

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15-year-old boy struck by car in Sampson County – WTVD-TV

15-year-old boy struck by car in Sampson County
WTVD-TV
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) –. A 15-year-old Sampson County boy is drifting in and out of consciousness at UNC Hospital Sunday after a car barreled into him Saturday night. It happened in Roseboro at the intersection of East Pleasant and Park Drive.

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Missing Child From Sampson Co. NC Found in MS – WSPA.com

Missing Child From Sampson Co. NC Found in MS
WSPA.com
The Sampson County Sheriff's Office says the missing child that launched Amber Alerts in North Carolina and South Carolina Friday was located Friday night in Mississippi. Deputies there say they received a notification at 9 pm Friday from the Pearl, …




Backyard Explorer: Tradition lives on down by the old mill – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Backyard Explorer: Tradition lives on down by the old mill
Fayetteville Observer
Then there's the 1917 Bessemer oil engine, which operated a cotton gin in Garland in Sampson County. "It ran the cotton gin from 1917 to 1954," said Pickard with a sense of admiration, "when Hurricane Hazel come through and beat all the cotton down.".

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Backyard Explorer: Tradition lives on down be the old mill – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Backyard Explorer: Tradition lives on down be the old mill
Fayetteville Observer
Then there's the 1917 Bessemer oil engine, which operated a cotton gin in Garland in Sampson County. "It ran the cotton gin from 1917 to 1954," said Pickard with a sense of admiration, "when Hurricane Hazel come through and beat all the cotton down.".


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