SAMPSON COUNTY

Established in 1784 from Duplin County.
Early court records are missing; losses may have been caused by
Federal sympathizers in 1865 and clerk's office fire of 1921.
Early deed books of Duplin County prior to 1784 are listed herein.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1835-1924; 2 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1794-1868; 15 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1821-1842, 1853-1868; 4 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1800-1868; 4 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1806-1868; 7 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1784-1791, 1808-1814; 2 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1820-1868; 7 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1814-1968; 36 volumes.
		Clerk's Minutes, 1925-1931; 1 volume.
		Equity Minutes, 1807-1868; 2 volumes.
		Equity Execution Dockets, 1823-1868; 2 volumes.
		Equity Trial Dockets, 1816-1862; 2 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1858-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1819-1832, 1858-1869; 2 volumes.
		Judgment Dockets, 1867-1946; 42 volumes
		State Dockets, 1832-1868; 3 volumes.
		Criminal Issues Docket, 1868-1968; 9 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1809-1831; 1 volume.
		Trial Dockets, 1845-1869; 2 volumes.
		Civil Issues Docket, 1892-1925; 7 volumes.
		Index to Civil Actions, 1 volume.
		Index to Civil Issues Docket, 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1790-1924; 20 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1791-1932; 13 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1823-1934; 26 Fibredex boxes.
	Other Courts
		Minutes, Inferior Court, 1881-1885; 1 volume.
		Minutes, Recorders Court, 1952-1957; 2 volumes.
		Criminal Minute Dockets, County Court, 1957-1968; 5 volumes.
LAND RECORDS
	Land Divisions, 1811-1927; 1 volume.
	Record of Surveys, 1895-1911; 1 volume.
	Attachments, Executions, Liens and Levies on Land, 1825-1920;
		3 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1810-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1830-1849, 1855-1868; 8 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1968; 24 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1854-1908; 4 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1784-1923; 74 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Guardians, 1914-1968; 5 volumes.
	Guardians' Records, 1803-1918, 1929; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1854-1914; 3 volumes.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1924-1969; 5 volumes.
	Record of Amounts Paid Indigent Children, 1930, 1937; 1 volume.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1934, 1940-1946; 7 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Divorce Records, 1869-1921; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1939-1971; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Miscellaneous Tax Records, 1789-1922; 1 Fibredex box.
WILLS
	Wills, 1778-1953; 20 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927, 1940; 1 volume.
	Petitions for Naturalization, 1911-1914; 1 volume.
	County Claims Allowed, 1828-1852; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1926; 3 volumes.
	Permanent Voter Registration, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1869-1923; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Lunacy, 1900-1968; 5 volumes.
	Inquisition of Inebriates, 1940-1963; 2 volumes.
	Special Proceedings, 1867-1906; 23 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Appointment of Road Overseers, 1829-1868; 3 volumes.
	Railroad Records, 1869-1921; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1785-1824; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1798-1928; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees, Trustees and Receivers, 1856-1927; 5 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Recognizance Docket, Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1800-1806; 1 volume.
	Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 volume.
	Wills, 1812 and 1852; 2 folders.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1799-1837; 2 folders.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1794-1868; 5 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1814-1944; 12 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1920-1964; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1830-1849, 1855-1868; 3 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1958; 10 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1908-1950; 5 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1907-1965; 3 reels.
	Amounts Paid for Indigent Children, 1930-1937; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1924-1965; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1961; 7 reels.
	Cross Index to Divisions and Sales of Estates, 1848-1927; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Guardians, 1854-1965; Index to Estates, various dates; 1 reel.
	Index to Annual and Final Accounts, 1924-1937; 1 reel.
	Index to Estates, 1925-1965; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1752-1958; 302 reels.
	Cross Index to Real Estate Conveyances, 1754-1940; 15 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1941-1965; 7 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1941-1965; 7 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee: Trustees, 1962-1965; 1 reel.
	Land Grants, 1770-1814; 2 reels.
	Land Grants and Entries, 1789-1874; 1 reel.
	Record of Surveys, 1895-1911; 1 reel.
	Record of Resale, 1922-1957; 5 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1968; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1939-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1964; 2 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1919-1989; 7 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1919-1965; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1867-1956; 18 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1868-1950; 2 reels.
	Miscellaneous Orders and Decrees, and Appointment of Notaries Public and
		Railroad Policemen, 1913-1961; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Plaintiff, 1867-1965; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Defendant, 1867-1965; 1 reel.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1785-1824; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1943; 5 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1895-1965; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1877-1893; 3 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1821-1965; 8 reels.
	Record of Wills Not Probated, 1782-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, 1820-1965; 2 reels.



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