North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State Senate

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.

District

 No. of Senators

County/Counties

Delegate(s) (County From)

1

2

Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank, Perquimans

J.M. Woodhouse (Currituck),
W.H. Manning (Gates)

2

2

Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell, Washington

J.T. Respass (Beaufort),
S.B. Spruill (Washington)

3

1

Bertie, Northampton

S.G. Newsom (Northampton)

4

1

Halifax

Spier Whitaker

5

1

Edgecombe

W.P. Williamson

6

1

Pitt

Germain Bernard

7

2

Franklin, Nash, Wilson

W.S. Harris (Franklin),
James S. Battle (Nash)

8

1

Craven

William E. Clarke

9

1

Carteret, Jones, Onslow

R.H. Jones (Carteret)

10

2

Duplin, Wayne

A.M. Faison (Duplin),
W.T. Dortch (Wayne)

11

1

Greene, Lenoir

R.W. King (Lenoir)

12

1

New Hanover, Pender

H.E. Scott (1) (New Hanover)

13

1

Bladen, Brunswick

W.T. Pridgen (Bladen)

14

1

Sampson

J.A. Oates

15

1

Columbus, Robeson

V.V. Richardson (Columbus)

16

1

Cumberland, Harnett

J. Blue (Cumberland)

17

1

Johnston

J.J. Harper

18

1

Wake

R.W. Wynne

19

1

Warren

Hawkins W. Carter

20

2

Caswell, Durham, Orange, Person

Calvin E. Parish (Orange),
John W. Cunningham (Person)

21

1

Granville

William P. Jenkins

22

1

Chatham

A.H. Merritt

23

1

Rockingham

H.R. Scott

24

2

Alamance, Guilford

B.F. Mebane (Alamance),
John N. Staples (Guilford)

25

1

Moore, Randolph

O.W. Carr (Randolph)

26

1

Montgomery, Richmond

O. Spears (Montgomery)

27

1

Anson, Union

James A. Lockhart (Anson)

28

1

Cabarrus, Stanly

A. Foil (Cabarrus)

29

1

Mecklenburg

Armistead Burwell

30

1

Davie, Rowan

J.A. Williamson (Davie)

31

1

Davidson

Lewis Hanes

32

1

Forsyth, Stokes

W.B. Glenn (Forsyth)

33

1

Surry, Yadkin

H.C. Hampton (Surry)

34

2

Alexander, Iredell, Wilkes

T.S. Tucker (Iredell),
Tyre York (Wilkes)

35

1

Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga

F.J. McMillan (Alleghany)

36

2

Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Mitchell, Yancey

William C. Newland (Caldwell),
J.W. Gudger (Mitchell)

37

1

Catawba, Lincoln

Sidney M. Finger (Catawba)

38

1

Cleveland, Gaston

J. Stowe (Gaston)

39

1

Polk, Rutherford

J.B. Eaves (Rutherford)

40

1

Buncombe, Madison

Theodore F. Davidson (Buncombe)

41

1

Haywood, Henderson, Transylvania

J.P. Deaver (Transylvania)

42

1

Cherokee, Clay, Jackson, Macon, Swain

B.K. Dickey (Cherokee)
James L. Robinson was President of the Senate. Robert M. Furman was the Clerk.
(1) A black man.
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