North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1885
This General Assembly met from January 7th to March 11th in 1885.

County

Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

Thomas M. Holt*

Alexander

1

E.B. Jones

Alleghany

1

Berry Edwards

Anson

1

John J. Dunlap

Ashe

1

J.C. Plummer

Beaufort

1

W.H. Patrick

Bertie

1

L. Roulhac

Bladen

1

W.J. Sutton

Brunswick

1

D.B. McNeill

Buncombe

2

Johnston Jones, Richmond Pearson

Burke

1

Samuel McD. Tate

Cabarrus

1

T.D. Miller

Caldwell

1

R.R. Wakefield

Camden

1

H.W. Scott

Carteret

1

A.H. Chadwick

Caswell

1

George N. Thompson

Catawba

1

A.A. Shuford

Chatham

2

J.A. Alston, Thomas B. Womack

Cherokee

1

J.F. McGee

Chowan

1

E.F. Waff

Clay

1

T.C. Kitchen

Cleveland

1

Thomas Dixon

Columbus 

1

H.D. Williamson

Craven

1

John E. Hussey (1)

Cumberland

2

C.C. McClelland, I.A. Murchison

Currituck

1

W.H. Cowell

Dare

1

E.H. Riggs

Davidson

2

George M. Bulla, S.W. Wall

Davie

1

H.E. Robertson

Duplin

1

John D. Stanford

Durham

1

C.B. Green

Edgecombe

2

N.D. Bellamy, B.W. Thorpe (1)

Forsyth

1

W.H. Shepperd

Franklin

2

J.F. Clifton, N.Y. Gulley

Gaston

1

J.W. Reid

Gates

1

Henry Clay Williams

Graham

1

M.M.E. Slaughter

Granville

2

A.H.A. Williams, R.W. Hobgood

Greene

1

W.A. Darden

Guilford

2

John A. Barringer, J.A. Turner

Halifax

2

David Bell, A.J. Burton

Harnett

1

Daniel Stewart

Haywood

1

William T. Crawford

Henderson

1

W.D. Whitted

Hertford

1

R.W. Winborne

Hyde

1

J.B. Watson

Iredell

2

Augustus Leazar, John B. Holman

Jackson

1

R.H. Brown

Johnston

2

J.W. Perry, James H. Pou

Jones

1

P.M. Pearsall

Lenoir

1

J.W. Grainger

Lincoln

1

W.L. Crouse

Macon

1

James L. Robinson

Madison

1

Jeter C. Pritchard

Martin

1

David Worthington

McDowell

1

G.H. Garden

Mecklenburg

3

W.E. Ardrey, H.P. Stowe, R.P. Waring

Mitchell

1

T.C. Green

Montgomery

1

J.F. Crowder

Moore

1

George Wilcox

Nash

1

J.H. Exum

New Hanover

2

Luke Grady, C.P. Lockey

Northampton

2

J.H. Edwards, J.W. Grant

Onslow

1

H.E. King

Orange

1

C.W. Johnson

Pamlico

1

J.B. Martin

Pasquotank

1

Hugh Cale

Pender

1

J.T. Bland

Perquimans

1

E.O. Chappell

Person

1

James A. Long

Pitt

2

R.E. Mayo, G.W. Venters

Polk

1

H.C. Morgan

Randolph 

2

B.W. Steed, I.F. Caviness

Richmond

1

J.W. Sneed

Robeson

2

Hamilton C. McMillan, Murdock McRae

Rockingham

2

James D. Glenn, John M. Galloway

Rowan

1

Lee S. Overman

Rutherford

1

J.B. Harrell

Sampson

2

J.O. Beaman, J.W.S. Robinson

Stanly

1

D.N. Bennett

Stokes

1

John Y. Phillips

Surry

1

I.G. Brim

Swain

1

A.H. Hayes

Transylvania

1

J.H. Lanning

Tyrrell

1

R.P. Felton

Union

1

H.B. Adams

Vance

1

H.B. Eaton

Wake

4

J.D. Allen, Charles M. Busbee, J.Walker Myatt, Herbert E. Norris

Warren 

1

R.C. Ward

Washington

1

N.H. Harrison

Watauga

1

E.F. Lovill

Wayne

2

F.M. Aycock, J.W. Hatch

Wilkes

1

J.R. Henderson

Wilson

1

John E. Woodard

Yadkin

1

Joel C. Pinnix

Yancey

1

L. Whittington
* Thomas M. Holt was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. John D. Cameron was Clerk.
(1) A black man.
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