North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State Senate

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

District

 No. of Senators

County/Counties

Delegate(s) (County From)

1

2

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

W.M. Bond (Chowan),
James Parker (Gates)

2

2

Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Pamlico, Tyrrell, Washington

P.H. Simmons (Hyde),
Theodore W. Poole (Martin)

3

1

Bertie, Northampton

Thomas W. Mason (Northampton)

4

1

Halifax

J.M. Mullen

5

1

Edgecombe

R.S. Taylor (1)

6

1

Pitt

W.R. Williams

7

2

Franklin, Nash, Wilson

Joshua Perry (Franklin),
Henry Groves Connor (Wilson)

8

1

Craven

George H. White (1)

9

1

Carteret, Jones, Onslow

Cyrus Thompson (Onslow)

10

2

Duplin, Wayne

E.J. Hill (Duplin),
J.T. Kennedy (Wayne)

11

1

Greene, Lenoir

F.M. Rountree (Lenoir)

12

1

New Hanover, Pender

W.H. Chadbourn (NH)

13

1

Bladen, Brunswick

S.P. Swain (Brunswick)

14

1

Sampson

E.T. Boykin

15

2

Columbus, Robeson

D.S. Cowan (Columbus),
R.F. Lewis (Robeson)

16

1

Cumberland, Harnett

W.C. Troy (Cumberland)

17

1

Johnston

Ashley Horne

18

1

Wake

John Gatling

19

1

Vance, Warren

J.H. Montgomery (Warren)

20

2

Caswell, Durham, Orange, Person

Augustus W. Graham (Orange),
James Holeman (Person)

21

1

Granville

Robert W. Winston

22

1

Alamance, Chatham

J.L. Scott (Alamance)

23

1

Rockingham

John S. Johnston

24

2

Guilford

J.L. King

25

1

Moore, Randolph

Marmaduke S. Robins (Randolph)

26

1

Montgomery, Richmond

W.I. Everett (Richmond)

27

1

Anson, Union

James A. Leak (Anson)

28

1

Cabarrus, Stanly

Paul B. Means (Cabarrus)

29

1

Mecklenburg

Sydenham B. Alexander

30

1

Davie, Rowan

J.W. Wiseman (Davie)

31

1

Davidson

P.C. Thomas

32

1

Forsyth, Stokes

John C. Buxton (Forsyth)

33

1

Surry, Yadkin

J.A. Franklin (Surry)

34

2

Alexander, Iredell, Wilkes

J.F. Dotson (Iredell),
R.F. Hackett (Wilkes)

35

1

Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga

J.W. Todd (Ashe)

36

2

Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Mitchell, Yancey

W.H. Bower (Caldwell),
John S. Brown (McDowell)

37

1

Catawba, Lincoln

Miles O. Sherrill (Catawba)

38

1

Cleveland, Gaston

George F. Bason (Gaston)

39

1

Polk, Rutherford

T.B. Twitty (Rutherford)

40

1

Buncombe, Madison

H.A. Gudger (Buncombe)

41

1

Haywood, Henderson, Transylvania

W.L. Tate (Haywood)

42

1

Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain

J.W. Cooper (Cherokee)
Charles M. Stedman was President of the Senate. Robert M. Furman was the Clerk.
(1) A black man.
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