Duplin county, north carolina genealogy research page uncover links to record collections, history, and genealogy sources to aid you find your ancestors. Duplin county history duplin was formed in 1750 from new hanover it was named in honor of thomas hay, lord duplin, an english nobleman it is in the eastern section of the state and is bounded by jones, onslow, pender, sampson, wayne, and. How can the answer be improved. Welcome to the duplin county ncgenweb website the goal of this site is to provide you with free resources & information to support duplin county genealogical research. Faison united methodist church in faison, nc compiled this history of their church in the year 1985 previously located in the goldsboro district, after the 2012 redistricting, the church is now in. Established in 1784, sampson county was named after john sampson, an early political figure who served in neighboring duplin county scotch-irish immigrants were the first europeans to settle the region in the 1740s and 1750s. History of duplin winery duplin’s roots trace back to the 1970s when muscadine grapes were considered a “wonder crop,” and a large winery out of new york was paying $350 per ton for north carolina’s native grapes.
Duplin county, north carolina: bibles, biographies, cemeteries, census, genealogy, newspapers, obituaries, vitals: births, marriages, deaths. Brief history on duplin county the general assembly in new bern created duplin county from the northern part of new hanover county on april 7, 1750 at that time the bounds of duplin county included what was to become sampson county. Statistical atlas: the demographic statistical atlas of the united states. Duplin county, north carolina has a rich and deep history | see more ideas about north carolina, small towns and weekend getaways. The duplin county historical association, incorporated presents the duplin story an historical play with music, by sam byrd produced and directed by mr byrd, production designed and executed by corwin rife kenansville : j r grady, 1950  p illus, port 28 cm history of public education in duplin county, by a t outlaw: p [31-37.
Duplin / ˈ d uː p l ɪ n / county is a county located in the us state of north carolina as of the 2010 census, the population was 58,505 its county seat is kenansville. Duplin county, north carolina american history and genealogy project welcome to duplin county, north carolina if you have information to share about duplin county or if you would be interested in building and maintaining a website about duplin county please contact me at north carolina ahgp.
Duplin roads before wallace: a history cape fear historical institute papers wwwcfhinet in duplin county occurred between present-day wallace. Sampson county historical society, dedicated to the discovery, preservation, promotion, and sharing of sampson co history through sampson historyorg. Archaeology & historic preservation fact sheet duplin county a brief history of duplin county, nc duplin county (source: north carolina history project) duplin county (source: wikipedia. Duplin county history the present day duplin/sampson county line when sampson county was created in 1784 from the western half of duplin county.
John sampson, a scotch-irish planter who had settled in duplin county in the mid-1770s, and his step-son richard clinton, influenced the formation of sampson county both men served in the duplin county militia and at respective times as the register of deeds. History the county was formed in 1750 from new hanover county it was named for thomas hay, viscount dupplin, later 9th earl of kinnoull in 1784 the western part of duplin county became sampson county one of duplin's favorite sons, john miller, was a postmaster and merchant in duplin. In honor of your county's rich historical legacy, historical armory is proud to present the duplin county north carolina limited historical edition rifle.
Duplin county boasts several historic attractions, among them the kenansville historic district, with notable examples of greek revival architecture, and the dickson farm, dating from the early nineteenth century kenansville is the site of liberty hall plantation, ancestral home of the kenan family. Kenansville is a town in duplin county, north carolina, united states the population was 855 at the 2010 census it is the county seat of duplin county the town was named for james kenan, a member of the north carolina senate whose family home liberty hall plantation is in kenansville. The mission of the duplin county historical society is to discover, preserve and disseminate knowledge about the history of duplin county from its beginnin. The county seat of duplin, kenansville, was founded in 1852, and it received its name in honor of one of the original founders of the town, james kenan other towns and communities within duplin include: calypso, rose.
I am a descendant of the duplin county mccanne family from the branch who relocated first to kentucky then to missouri and then to texas william and nancy (sloan) mccanne were my 6th great grandparents. Duplin county, north carolina duplin county education, geography, and history duplin county is a county located in the state of north carolina based on the 2010 census, the population was 58,505 its county seat is kenansville etymology - origin of duplin county name it was named in honor of thomas hay, lord duplin, an english nobleman. For the largest and most complete genealogy research site for duplin county, north carolina. Duplin county records, division of archives and history, raleigh, north carolina (subgroups: wills, deeds, court minutes, tax records) foote, william henry. All of duplin county's history has intrigued me since my childhood the county of duplin abounds with good roads through every part of it.