North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1870-1872
This General Assembly met from November 21, 1870 to April 6, 1871. A Special Session was called from November 20, 1871 to February 18, 1872.

County

 Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

A.C. McAllister

Alexander

1

John M. Carson

Alleghany

1

Robert Cambrel

Anson

1

W.E. Smith

Ashe

1

J.O. Wilcox

Beaufort

1

Thomas Sparrow

Bertie

1

Parker D. Robbins (1)

Bladen

1

A.W. Fisher

Brunswick

1

John A. Brooks

Buncombe

1

T.D. Johnston

Burke

1

J.C. Mills

Cabarrus

1

J.L. Henderson

Caldwell

1

Edmund Jones

Camden

1

John L. Chamberlain

Carteret

1

L.W. Martin

Caswell

2

W. Paylor, E.B. Withers

Catawba

1

R.B.B. Houston

Chatham

2

R.J. Powell, John A. Womack

Cherokee

1

B.K. Dickey

Chowan

1

John R. Page (1)

Clay

1

J.S. Anderson

Cleveland

1

Lee M. McAfee

Columbus 

1

C.C. Gore

Craven

3

E.R. Dudley (1), R. Tucker (1), G.B. Willis (1)

Cumberland

2

C.W. Broadfoot, G.H. Currie

Currituck

1

J.M. Woodhouse

Davidson

2

J.T. Brown, Jacob Clinard

Davie

1

James A. Kelley

Duplin

2

N.E. Armstrong, John D. Stanford

Edgecombe

2

Willis Bunn (1), R.M. Johnson (1)

Forsyth

1

John P. Nissen

Franklin

2

James T. Harris, John H. Williamson (1)

Gaston

1

J.G. Gulick

Gates

1

Riddick Gatling, Jr.

Granville

3

Tazewell L. Hargrove, Edward B. Lyon, W.H. Reavis (1)

Greene

1

B.S. Hardy

Guilford

2

Jonathan Harris, S.C. Rankin

Halifax

3

John R. Bryant (1), J.J. Goodwyn, Charles Smith

Harnett

1

Neill S. Stewart

Haywood

1

W.P. Welch

Henderson

1

Brownlow Morris

Hertford

1

W.D. Newsom (1)

Hyde

1

W.A. Lucas

Iredell

2

T.A. Nicholson, J.H. Hill

Jackson

1

Thaddeus D. Bryson

Johnston

2

Jesse Hinnant, W.H. Joyner

Jones

1

B.L. Bryan

Lenoir

1

B.F. Parrott (2) / W.F. Loftin (2)

Lincoln

1

David Kincaid

Macon

1

James L. Robinson

Madison

1

Nat. Kelsey

Martin

1

George. H. Gregory

McDowell

1

J.C. Grayson

Mecklenburg

2

J.C. Reid, R.P. Waring

Mitchell

1

S.M. Collis

Montgomery

1

J.G. Morgan

Moore

1

Alexander Kelly

Nash

1

J.A. Drake

New Hanover

3

Samuel A. Ashe, George Z. French, George L. Mabson (1)

Northampton

2

Samuel N. Buxton, R. Buxton Jones

Onslow

1

James G. Scott

Orange

2

Frederick N. Strudwick, Matthew Atwater

Pasquotank

1

Thomas A. Sykes (1)

Perquimans

1

T.E. Darden

Person

1

H.T. Jordan

Pitt

2

B.S. Atkinson, C. Joyner

Polk

1

John Garrison

Randolph 

2

Jonathan Lassiter, S.F. Tomlinson

Richmond

1

Robert Fletcher (1)

Robeson

2

Thomas A. McNeill, H.B. Regan

Rockingham

2

A.B. Johns, David Settle

Rowan

2

William H. Crawford, F.N. Luckey

Rutherford

1

James M. Justice

Sampson

1

J.R. Maxwell

Stanly

1

John Furr

Stokes

1

J.G.H. Mitchell

Surry

1

H.C. Hampton

Transylvania

1

J.C. Duckworth

Tyrrell

1

Thomas J. Jarvis*

Union

1

C.M.T. McCauley

Wake

4

Stewart Ellison (1), Willis Morgan (1), S.F. Phillips, T.W. Young

Warren 

2

William Cawthorn (1), Richard Falkner (1)

Washington

1

D.C. Guyther

Watauga

1

W.F. Shull

Wayne

2

D.E. Smith, E.G. Copeland

Wilkes

1

Tyre York

Wilson

1

John W. Dunham

Yadkin

1

John G. Marler

Yancey

1

C.F. Young
* Thomas J. Jarvis was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. W.W. Gaither was Clerk.
(1) A black man.
(2) B.F. Parrott resigned his seat, date and reason unknown. W.F. Loftin was elected to replace him.
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