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Guide to '''Sampson County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriage_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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[http://www.sampsonrod.org/ Sampson County Courthouse]<br>435 Rowan Road P O Box 256<br>Clinton, NC 28328-4700<br>Phone: 919-592-8026<br><br>Register of Deeds has marriage and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sampson County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
  
[http://www.sampsonrod.org/ Sampson County Courthouse]<br>435 Rowan Road P O Box 256<br>Clinton, NC 28328-4700<br>Phone: 919-592-8026<br><br>Courthouse burned 1921<br>Register of Deeds has marriage and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sampson County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 126-A W. Elizabeth St.<br> Clinton, NC 28328 <br> Phone: 910-592-8026<br> Fax: 910-592-1803<br> [http://www.sampsonrod.org/ Website]<br>  
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> Sampson Co Courthouse <br> 101 E Main Street <br> Clinton, NC 28328<br> Phone: (910) 596-6600<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1784'''--Sampson County was created from [[Duplin County, North Carolina|Duplin]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Clinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1784'''--Sampson County was created from [[Duplin County, North Carolina|Duplin]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Clinton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/history/history-co.htm History of Sampson Co], NCGenWeb  
 
[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/history/history-co.htm History of Sampson Co], NCGenWeb  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1865--'''Early court records are missing partially caused by Federal sympathizers.<br>'''1921--'''Clerk's office fire. Early deed books of Duplin County prior to 1784 are listed herein.  
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'''1865--'''Early court records are missing partially caused by Federal sympathizers.<br>'''1921--'''Clerk's office fire. Early deed books of Duplin County prior to 1784 are listed herein.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncsampson.png|thumb|right|200px]]
  
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Sampson Co], NCGenWeb  
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[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/samp/index.htm Sampson Co cemeteries ]at Cemetery Census
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
 
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=19629&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down Sampson Co. cemeteries] at ePodunk  
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 
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[http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?page=county&FScountyid=1732 Sampson Co. cemeteries] at Find-a-Grave  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|342876|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1732 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/cemeteries.htm NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Sampson+North+Carolina&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Sampson&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/sampson/sampsoncemetery.htm NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/sampson.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/samp/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=19629&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down Sampson Co. cemeteries] at ePodunk  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?page=county&FScountyid=1732 Sampson Co. cemeteries] at Find-a-Grave
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*'''Beaver Dam.''' Established by 1789.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:305, 491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Beaver Dam.''' Established by 1789.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:305, 491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Black River.''' Established by 1758.<ref>Perhaps located in New Hanover County, or another name for Bull Tail, see: George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:304-305. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Black River.''' Established by 1758.<ref>Perhaps located in New Hanover County, or another name for Bull Tail, see: George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:304-305. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
*'''Cowhairy.''' Established by 1808.<ref name="keh">Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, ''A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808'' (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at [http://stpaulsseminary.com/Sophomore%20Year/Department%20of%20History/Ecclesiastical%20History/First%20Semester/Baptist%20History/Baptist%20History%20Collection/LIBRARY/Lesson%2021.PDF St Paul's Seminary website].</ref>  
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*'''Cowhairy.''' Established by 1808.<ref name="keh">Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, ''A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808'' (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at [https://archive.org/details/concisehistoryof00bigg archive.org].</ref>  
 
*'''Great Cohara''' aka '''Rowan.''' Established 1759.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''Great Cohara''' aka '''Rowan.''' Established 1759.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''Mingo.''' Established by 1808.<ref name="keh" />  
 
*'''Mingo.''' Established by 1808.<ref name="keh" />  
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/familyindex.htm Families of Sampson Co],; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/resources/surnames.htm Families of Sampson Co],; Sampson Co, NCGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/family/family-surnames.htm Family Surnames];Sampson Co, NCGenWeb<br>  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/family/family-surnames.htm Family Surnames];Sampson Co, NCGenWeb<br>  
 
*It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
 
*It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/military.htm Military Records at] Sampson Co, NCGenWeb  
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[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/military.htm Military Records at] Sampson Co, NCGenWeb, Includes records for the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and Vietnam.
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===== Revolutionary War =====
  
Includes records for the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and Vietnam.
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*'''1779 - 1782''' - {{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 -  1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company A<br>
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:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers)|5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers)]], Company C<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain William H Bryan's Company<br>
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===== World War I =====
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*'''1917 - 1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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''Online Probate Records''
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*'''1660 - 1790''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1665 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760 - 1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images
  
*'''1782-1965''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A and 1 to 15 (1782-1965)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*'''Pre-1790'''&nbsp;&nbsp; - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1782 - 1965''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A and 1 to 15 (1782-1965)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== &nbsp;&nbsp; Births  =====
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===== Birth Records  =====
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*'''1800 - 2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1880 - 1965''' - Sampson County Birth Index 1880-1965. Batch {{IGI|C752252}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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===== Marriage Records =====
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*'''1741 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1867 - 1931''' - Sampson County Marriage Index 1867-1931. Batch {{IGI|M752342}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/vitals/marriages.htm Individual Marriages] at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb
  
===== &nbsp;&nbsp; Marriages =====
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===== Divorce Records =====
  
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/vitals/marriages.htm Individual Marriages] at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb
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*'''1958 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
===== &nbsp;&nbsp; Deaths =====
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===== Death Records =====
  
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/misc/sampsonexecutions.htm Executions] at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/ncstate/executions/sampson-executions.htm Executions] at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb  
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1908 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1909 - 1975''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1931 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/schs/SCGSHH.htm Sampson County Historical Society]  
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'''Sampson County Historical Society'''<br> 2336 Horine Road<br> PO Box 1084<br>Clinton, NC 28328<br> Telephone Number: 910-564-6471<br>[http://www.ncgenweb.us/sampson/schs/SCGSHH.htm Website]<br><br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/sampson-county/ Sampson County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/sampson/ Sampson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project.  
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/sampson/ Sampson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Sampson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Sampson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}  
 
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}  
 
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United States
North Carolina
Sampson County

Guide to Sampson County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Sampson County, North Carolina
Map
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.
Facts
Founded 1784
County Seat Clinton
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Sampson County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1865
1913
1790
1752
1782

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

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

Register of Deeds
126-A W. Elizabeth St.
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: 910-592-8026
Fax: 910-592-1803
Website

Clerk Superior Court
Sampson Co Courthouse
101 E Main Street
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: (910) 596-6600

History

Parent County

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

History of Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

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.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncsampson.png

Bible Records

Bibles pertaining to Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NCGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

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

Baptist
  • Beaver Dam. Established by 1789.[3]
  • Black River. Established by 1758.[4]
  • Cowhairy. Established by 1808.[5]
  • Great Cohara aka Rowan. Established 1759.[3]
  • Mingo. Established by 1808.[5]
  • Seven Miles. Established by 1808.[5]
Presbyterian
  • Black River, near Ivanhoe, N.C. Organized 1740.[6]

Court

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


Genealogy

  • 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]
Bibliography

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Township Map for Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

More Maps at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Military

Military Records at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb, Includes records for the American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and Vietnam.

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Sampson County, North Carolina Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Sampson County, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company A
- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers), Company C
- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain William H Bryan's Company
World War I
World War II

Newspapers

Obituaries at Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Photographs

Photographs relating to Sampson Co, NCGenWeb

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Societies and Libraries 

Sampson County Historical Society
2336 Horine Road
PO Box 1084
Clinton, NC 28328
Telephone Number: 910-564-6471
Website


Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  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. 3.0 3.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:305, 491. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Perhaps located in New Hanover County, or another name for Bull Tail, see: George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:304-305. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808 (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at archive.org.
  6. "Black River Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.
  8. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.