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*'''Beaver Dam.''' Established by 1789.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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Revision as of 16:31, 22 October 2012

Sampson County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Sampson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1784
County Seat Clinton
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Sampson County

County Courthouse

Sampson County Courthouse
435 Rowan Road P O Box 256
Clinton, NC 28328-4700
Phone: 919-592-8026

Courthouse burned 1921
Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate records [1]


Parent County

1784--Sampson County was created from Duplin County.
County seat: Clinton [2]

History of Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--Early court records are missing partially caused by Federal sympathizers.
1921--Clerk's office fire. Early deed books of Duplin County prior to 1784 are listed herein.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Bible Records

Bibles pertaining to Sampson Co, NCGenWeb


Cemeteries of Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Sampson Co cemeteries at Cemetery Census

Sampson Co. cemeteries at ePodunk

Sampson Co. cemeteries at Find-a-Grave


For tips on accessing Sampson County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

1790 Census Index, Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

1800 Census Index, Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

1830 Census Index, Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

1840 Census Index, Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

1870 Census by Township, Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Church Records

  • Beaver Dam. Established by 1789.[3]


Deeds and Land Records; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Estates; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Miscellaneous Records: Administrators Sale, Court Minutes, Patents, Trials, Voters; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Wills; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb


  • Families of Sampson Co,; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb
  • Family Surnames;Sampson Co, NCGenWeb
  • It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]


Local Histories 


Township Map for Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

More Maps at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb


Military Records at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Includes records for the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and Vietnam.

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.


Obituaries at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb


Photographs relating to Sampson Co, NCGenWeb



Vital Records


Societies and Libraries 

Sampson County Historical Society

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sampson County, North Carolina. Page 512 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.