North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1887
This General Assembly met from January 5th to March 7th in 1887.

County

Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

Thomas M. Holt

Alexander

1

R. Watts

Alleghany

1

Rufus A. Doughton

Anson

1

W.L. Parsons

Ashe

1

Riley Blevins

Beaufort

1

B.W. Waters

Bertie

1

T.R. Speller

Bladen

1

C.C. Lyon

Brunswick

1

S.P. Swain

Buncombe

2

Richmond Pearson, L.N. Wells

Burke

1

J.C. Mills

Cabarrus

1

J.W. Long

Caldwell

1

D.D. Coffey

Camden

1

J.W. Holstead

Carteret

1

Charles R. Thomas, Jr.

Caswell

1

W.P. Webster

Catawba

1

M.F. Hull

Chatham

2

J.A. Parham, J.T. Paschall

Cherokee

1

W.O. Patton

Chowan

1

Elihu Copeland

Clay

1

W.H. McClure

Cleveland

1

H.F. Schenck

Columbus 

1

A.C. Meares

Craven

1

John E. Hussey (1)

Cumberland

2

John G. Shaw, Thomas H. Sutton

Currituck

1

Pierce Hampton

Dare

1

A.V. Evans

Davidson

2

N.W. Beeson, J.G. Surratt

Davie

1

W.J. Ellis

Duplin

1

J.D. Southerland

Durham

1

T.C. Oakley

Edgecombe

2

C.C. Crenshaw, D. Wimberly

Forsyth

1

Henry E. Fries

Franklin

2

Nathaniel H. Macon, John H. Williamson (1)

Gaston

1

J.F. Wilson

Gates

1

Riddick Gatling

Graham

1

Joel L. Crisp

Granville

2

J.M. Davis, H.G. Tilley

Greene

1

W.M. Dorsett

Guilford

2

B.G. Chilcutt, J.A. Pritchett

Halifax

2

James M. Pittman, John A. White (1)

Harnett

1

Thomas W. Harrington

Haywood

1

William T. Crawford

Henderson

1

Hamilton G. Ewart

Hertford

1

E.T. Snipes

Hyde

1

J.B. Watson

Iredell

2

Augustus Leazar, John B. Holman

Jackson

1

James M. Candler

Johnston

2

Edward S. Abell, John Sanders

Jones

1

F.F. Green

Lenoir

1

M.A. Gray

Lincoln

1

F.H. Proctor

Macon

1

W.N. Allman

Madison

1

Jeter C. Pritchard

Martin

1

J.W. Manning

McDowell

1

G.W. Crawford

Mecklenburg

3

J.T. Kell, J.W. Moore, E.K.P. Osborne

Mitchell

1

Samuel J. Turner

Montgomery

1

Allen Jordan

Moore

1

D.C. McKinnon

Nash

1

J.J. Sharp

New Hanover

2

John Holloway, Valentine Howe

Northampton

2

Edward R. Rawls, R.H. Stancill

Onslow

1

H.E. King

Orange

1

James A. Cheek

Pamlico

1

J.B. Martin

Pasquotank

1

P.A. Hinton

Pender

1

R.M. Croom

Perquimans

1

Elihu A. White

Person

1

J.F. Woody

Pitt

2

E.C. Blount, M.C.S. Cherry

Polk

1

H.C. Morgan

Randolph 

2

T.J. Redding, J.M. Worth

Richmond

1

Joshua Chappell

Robeson

2

Hamilton C. McMillan, D.C. Regan

Rockingham

2

John R. Webster*, W.R. Lindsey

Rowan

1

Lee S. Overman

Rutherford

1

George C. Stewart

Sampson

2

R.R. Bell, W.E. Stevens

Stanly

1

D.N. Bennett

Stokes

1

J.C. Newsom

Surry

1

S.C. Franklin

Swain

1

A.H. Hayes

Transylvania

1

J.P. Deaver

Tyrrell

1

R.P. Felton

Union

1

C.A. Ashcroft

Vance

1

James M. Watson

Wake

4

C.W. Hoover, J.S. Mangum, P.A. Sorrell, James A. Temple

Warren 

1

R.C. Ward

Washington

1

Charles W. Snell

Watauga

1

Thomas Bingham

Wayne

2

Curtis H. Brogden, John B. Person

Wilkes

1

Tyre York

Wilson

1

W.W. Farmer

Yadkin

1

Joel C. Pinnix

Yancey

1

J. Williams
* John R. Webster was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. George M. Bulla was Clerk.
(1) A black man.
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