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Duplin County, North Carolina

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  • Phoebe Mathis (1783 - 1820)
    Phoebe Alderman Mathis BIRTH 11 Apr 1783 North Carolina, USA DEATH 1819 (aged 35–36) Bulloch County, Georgia, USA BURIAL Brannen Cemetery Statesboro, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA MEMORIAL ID 16023770 ...
  • Janie Marie Thompson (1915 - 1969)
    From Daughter of John D. Thompson and Lula Mae Small Wife (divorced) of Athos Glenn McGirt [1st marriage] Second married a McDonald [2nd marriage] Information and burial location per NC Death Certif...
  • John Charles Register (1860 - 1927)
    Death Certificate
  • US flad open source
    Jesse Vick (1751 - 1836)
    From Joseph Vick of Lower Parish, Isle of Wight County, Virginia and His Descendants, vol. I: pp 169-170 47. JESSE4 VICK (?Joseph3, Robed, Josephl) was born in 1751 in Duplin, County, North Carolina...
  • Capt. Edward Conner (1757 - 1837)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA - NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A025074 . Captain Edward Connor served in the South Carolina Militia during the Ame...

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The county was formed in 1750 from New Hanover County. It was named for Thomas Hay, Viscount Dupplin (later 9th Earl of Kinnoull), as he was known when he served on the Board of Trade and Plantations in England in the 1740s.

In 1784 the western part of Duplin County became Sampson County.

Adjacent Counties


  • Beaulaville
  • Calypso
  • Faison (part)
  • Greenevers
  • Harrells (part)
  • Kenansville (County Seat)
  • Magnolia
  • Mount Olive (part)
  • Rose Hill
  • Teachey
  • Wallace (part)
  • Warsaw

Other Townships & Communities: Albertson, Chinquapin, Cypress Creek, Fountaintown, Glisson, Hallsville, Island Creek, Kornegay, Limestone, Murphey, Pasley, Potters Hill, Rockfish, Smith and Wolfscrape



The Joshua James Blanchard House

The Carter-Simmons House

Ancestral Trackers (includes census & slave schedules]