North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1881

This General Assembly met from January 5th to March 14th in 1881.

Durham County was established in 1881 and it sent their first delegates to this NC General Assembly. Orange County had to give up one member of the House of Representatives as a result.

County

Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

J.A. Turrentine

Alexander

1

James B. Pool

Alleghany

1

E.L. Vaughan

Anson

1

James A. Leak

Ashe

1

L.C. Gentry

Beaufort

1

Thomas Sparrow

Bertie

1

Augustus Robbins (1)

Bladen

1

John Newell (1)

Brunswick

1

J.H. Brooks

Buncombe

2

Melvin E. Carter, W.E. Weaver

Burke

1

Samuel McD. Tate

Cabarrus

1

A. Hileman

Caldwell

1

G.W.F. Harper

Camden

1

George H. Riggs

Carteret

1

George W. Smith

Caswell

2

Thomas S. Harrison, A. Bigelow

Catawba

1

D. McD. Yount

Chatham

2

O.A. Hannder, John Manning

Cherokee

1

R.C. Washburn

Chowan

1

T.F. Benbury

Clay

1

W.H. McClure

Cleveland

1

J.Y. Hamrick

Columbus 

1

Thomas F. Toon

Craven

2

George Green, Jr., George H. White (1)

Cumberland

2

George M. Rose, J.T. Townsend

Currituck

1

W.H. Cowell

Dare

1

Joshua Simpson

Davidson

2

P.C. Thomas, S.W. Wall

Davie

1

Isaac Roberts

Duplin

2

D.B. Nicholson, J.E. Pigford

Durham

1

C.B. Green

Edgecombe

2

C.W. Battle, W.W. Watson

Forsyth

1

Edgar Leinbach

Franklin

1

Charles M. Cooke*

Gaston

1

Eli Pasour

Gates

1

John J. Gatling

Granville

2

John Hays, G.W. Rogers

Greene

1

W.T. Dixon

Guilford

2

J.A. Pritchett, J.S. Ragsdale

Halifax

2

William H. Day, M.T. Savage

Harnett

1

D.E. Green

Haywood

1

F.M. Davis

Henderson

1

J.L. Hood

Hertford

1

E.T. Snipes

Hyde

1

Abram Cox

Iredell

2

J.D. Click, A.F. Gaither

Jackson

1

J.W. Terrell

Johnston

2

J.T. Ellington, W.H. Joyner

Jones

1

E.R. Page

Lenoir

1

William W. Dunn

Lincoln

1

J.G. Morrison

Macon

1

J. Frank Ray

Madison

1

D.F. Davis

Martin

1

David Worthington

McDowell

1

G.H. Gardin

Mecklenburg

2

A.G. Neal, Edgar H. Walker

Mitchell

1

Jacob W. Bowman

Montgomery

1

George A. Graham

Moore

1

H. Turner

Nash

1

John E. Lindsay

New Hanover

2

W.H. Waddell, James Wilson

Northampton

1

Paul Hailey

Onslow

1

William P. Ward

Orange

1

W.K. Parish

Pasquotank

1

W.J. Munden

Pender

1

W.E. Cowan

Perquimans

1

Ira S. Blaisdell

Person

1

C.S. Winstead

Pitt

2

D.C. Moore, J.B. Kilpatrick

Polk

1

James Blythe

Randolph 

2

G.S. Bradshaw, A.S. Horney

Richmond

1

W.H. Chappell

Robeson

2

H. McEachern, Alfred Rowland

Rockingham

2

James D. Glenn, J.R. Webster

Rowan

2

Frank Brown, J.L. Graeber

Rutherford

1

J.P. Bradley

Sampson

2

E.T. Boykin, J.D.O. Culbreath

Stanly

1

Julian A. Turner

Stokes

1

Robert B. Glenn

Surry

1

R.R. Gwynn

Swain

1

T.D. Bryson

Transylvania

1

W. Brooks

Tyrrell

1

B.F. Sykes

Union

1

C.M.T. McCauley

Wake

4

J.E. Bledsoe, J.N. Bunting, W.R. Perry, G.M. Smedes

Warren 

2

D.R. Johnson, George King

Washington

1

Alexander Hicks (1)

Watauga

1

Thomas Bingham

Wayne

2

W.A. Deanes, H.F. Grainger

Wilkes

2

W.M. Cooper, R.A. Spainhour

Wilson

1

R.J. Taylor

Yadkin

1

A.E. Holton

Yancey

1

W.M. Austin
* Charles M. Cooke was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. John D. Cameron was Clerk.
(1) A black man.
<< 1880        

1883 >>



© 2014 - J.D. Lewis - PO Box 1188 - Little River, SC 29566 - All Rights Reserved