Surnames: Sampson County, 1850.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

The following surnames are found among free people of color listed in the 1850 census of Sampson County:

ALMONDS, ANDREWS, ARMWOOD, BARFOOT, BEGMAN, BELL, BIZZELL, BLACKWELL, BREWINGTON, BRYAN, BURNET, CALDWELL, CARTER, CHANCE, COOPER, DECKS, DUDLEY, DUNCAN, ELLIS, FAIRCLOTH, GOFF, GOODMAN, HAISE/HAYS, HALL, HATCHER, HARDIN, JACKSON, JACOBS, JOHNSON, JONES, KING, MANLEY, MANUEL, MAINER, MATLAN, MATTHEWS, MOZINGO, NEWSOM, PARKER, ROWELL, SCOTT, SIMMONS, TEW, THOMAS, TYLER, WEST, WHITFORD, WIGGINS, WILLIAMS, WILSON and WINN.