Balkcum / Johnson Sampson County, NC 1850-1900s???

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Stumped! My 3rd G-Grandmother was a Sarah J. Balkcum.  I know this from family records and my own research.  She married Everett Johnson...verified.  I cannot find a single record of her before she was married.  I find lots of people with that last name in the area but no record of her.  Any suggestions?
WikiTree profile: Sarah Johnson
in Genealogy Help by Michael Brown G2G Crew (350 points)

Will lists Rebekka J. WIllson and Bettie Rhodes as Sarah J. Johnson's sisters.

Sallie J Johnson

in the North Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998

Name: Sallie J Johnson
Residence Place: Guilford, North Carolina
Will Date: 10 Mar 1906
Probate Date: 10 Mar 1906
Probate Place: Guilford, North Carolina, USA
Inferred Death Year: 1906
Inferred Death Place: North Carolina, USA
Case Number: 02461
Item Description: Wills, Vol I, 1914-1921
Others Listed

Lamb Balkcum

in the North Carolina, U.S., Deaths, 1906-1930

Name: Lamb Balkcum
Gender: Male
Birth Place: North Carolina
Spouse: Jeinimie Blackhow
Child: Elizabeth Benton

1 Answer

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Have you seen this document -  

I didn't see your family and I am sure that is has all of the faults that these types of things tend to have, but someone made a real effort to outline the Johnson family in that area.

by Roger Stong G2G6 Pilot (180k points)
Thank you!  I have seen this document.  I read it again and many of the names appear as common ancestors when I do a DNA ancestor search on Ancestry.  However, I have not been able to find a connection.   Frustrating!

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