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Duplin County, North Carolina

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    Elizabeth Hodges (c.1816 - d.)
    Elizabeth Blanton Hodges was the daughter of Joshua Blanton, II and his second wife, Keziah Alderman Blanton. She married Josiah Hodges. We do not know much about Elizabeth Blanton Hodges but we do kno...
  • Joseph Vick (c.1716 - 1778)
    From VICK, Sr. married Sarah (STRICKLAND) VICK Abt 1712 in Isle of Wight County, VA. She was born Abt 1692 in Isle of Wight County, VA, and died 26 JAN 1735. Children of Robert VICK , Sr. and Sarah (...
  • Tomzin (Mathis) Goff (1753 - 1829)
    Biography== Tomzin (Mathis) Goff was born in 1753 in Duplin, North Carolina, United States of America. to Mathis parents. Her parents were not Pugh Price, Tuscororan and Mary Price, Tuscororan .Tomzin ...
    Mary Alderman (1745 - 1822)
    From Wikitree retrieved from: Mary Cashwell was born about 1745 in Duplin County in the Province of North Carolina.She married John Alderman in 1770.Mary (Cashwell) Alderman died in October of 1822 and...
  • Edmund Mathis, Sr. (1720 - 1783)
    Burial record: [Note: At this date - 29 March 2020 - there are two memorials for Edmond/Edmund Mathis.]A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor #: A075428 Edmond Mathis was...

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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]