North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1879-1880
This General Assembly met from January 8th to March 14th in 1879. A Special Session was called from March 15th to March 29th in 1880.

County

Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

B.F. Mebane

Alexander

1

John M. Carson

Alleghany

1

E.L. Vaughan

Anson

1

James A. Lockhart

Ashe

1

J.E. Foster

Beaufort

1

S.F. Osborne

Bertie

1

W.C. Etheridge

Bladen

1

John Newell (1)

Brunswick

1

A.C. Meares

Buncombe

2

Nat Atkinson, Unknown/Vacant

Burke

1

B.H. Berry

Cabarrus

1

W.H. Orchard

Caldwell

1

Edmund Jones

Camden

1

S.J. Forbes

Carteret

1

A.H. Chadwick

Caswell

2

Wilson Cary (1), Thomas S. Harrison

Catawba

1

R.B. Davis

Chatham

2

John M. Moring*, J.J. Goldston

Cherokee

1

R.B. Bruce

Chowan

1

H.H. Hobbs

Clay

1

J.S. Anderson

Cleveland

1

L.E. Powers

Columbus 

1

V.V. Richardson

Craven

2

William E. Clarke, Willis D. Pettipher (1)

Cumberland

2

J.C. Blocker, T.S. Lutterloh

Currituck

1

J.M. Woodhouse

Dare

1

George L. Fulcher

Davidson

2

J.C. Miller, G.F. Smith

Davie

1

F.M. Johnston

Duplin

2

A.S. Colwell, G.W. Lamb

Edgecombe

2

C.W. Battle, D. Wimberly

Forsyth

1

William A. Lowrey

Franklin

1

Charles M. Cooke

Gaston

1

H.B. Huffstetler

Gates

1

John J. Gatling

Granville

2

Rufus Amis, J.E. Burroughs

Greene

1

W.T. Dixon

Guilford

2

J.A. McLean, C.J. Wheeler

Halifax

2

John A. White (1), J.S. Reynolds

Harnett

1

C.H. Coffield

Haywood

1

F.M. Davis

Henderson

1

T.F. Bird

Hertford

1

J.J. Horton

Hyde

1

Theodore P. Bonner

Iredell

2

J.D. Click, J. McCorkle

Jackson

1

F.H. Leatherwood

Johnston

2

E.A. Bizzell, E.J. Holt

Jones

1

C.D. Foy

Lenoir

1

William W. Dunn

Lincoln

1

B.C. Cobb

Macon

1

John Reid

Madison

1

D.F. Davis

Martin

1

H.D. Roberson

McDowell

1

J.F. Reid

Mecklenburg

2

W.E. Ardrey, J.L. Brown

Mitchell

1

S.W. Blalock

Montgomery

1

W.T.H. Ewing

Moore

1

Neill Leach

Nash

1

George N. Lewis

New Hanover

2

H.E. Scott (1), W.H. Waddell

Northampton

1

J.W. Grant

Onslow

1

C.S. Hewett

Orange

2

M.E. Angier, Josiah Turner

Pasquotank

1

Hugh Cale

Pender

1

T.J. Armstrong

Perquimans

1

Ira S. Blaisdell

Person

1

Montford McGehee

Pitt

2

Germain Bernard, D.C. Moore

Polk

1

N. Dimsdale

Randolph 

2

L.G.B. Bingham, N.C. English

Richmond

1

D.M. Henderson

Robeson

2

R.M. Norment, A.C. Oliver

Rockingham

2

W.R. Lindsay, T.L. Rawley

Rowan

2

D. Barringer, H.C. Bost

Rutherford

1

Nathan Young

Sampson

2

L.R. Carroll, J.C. Hines

Stanly

1

Daniel Ritchey

Stokes

1

S. Venable

Surry

1

N.P. Foard

Swain

1

T.D. Bryson

Transylvania

1

J.H. Paxton

Tyrrell

1

W.G. Melson

Union

1

D.A. Covington

Wake

4

Stewart Ellison (1), J.J. Ferrell, W.E. Richardson, R.W. Wynne

Warren 

2

Hawkins W. Carter, L.T. Christmas

Washington

1

J.M. Bateman

Watauga

1

W.R. Council

Wayne

2

G.C. Buchan, W.A. Deanes

Wilkes

2

L. Harrell, Tyre York

Wilson

1

J.M. Taylor

Yadkin

1

B.R. Brown

Yancey

1

D.G. Carter
* John M. Moring was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. John D. Cameron was Clerk.
(1) A black man.
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