Place:Sampson, North Carolina, United States

Watchers


NameSampson
Alt namesSampsonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.967°N 78.4°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1784 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Sampson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 63,431. Its county seat is Clinton.

Contents

History

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Sampson County was formed in 1784 from Duplin County. It was named for John Sampson, who was the first register of deeds of Duplin County and the first mayor of Wilmington.

Sampson County is the birthplace of William R. King, a politician and diplomat who was elected both to the House of Representatives and the Senate. In 1852, he was elected as the 13th US vice-president on a ticket with Franklin Pierce.

The county has five traditional high schools.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1752 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1778 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1784 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 6,065
1800 6,719
1810 6,620
1820 8,908
1830 11,634
1840 12,157
1850 14,585
1860 16,624
1870 16,436
1880 22,894
1890 25,096
1900 26,380
1910 29,982
1920 36,002
1930 40,082
1940 47,440
1950 49,780
1960 48,013
1970 44,954
1980 49,687
1990 47,297

Research Tips

External links

www.sampsonnc.com


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Sampson County, North Carolina. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.