North Carolina - From Statehood to 1800

North Carolina State House of Commons

1792-1793

This General Assembly met in New Bern from November 15, 1792 to January 1, 1793.

During 1791, the NC Legislature created four new counties: Buncombe, Glasgow, Lenoir, and Person. These four counties sent their first delegates to the NC General Assembly in 1792.

County

Delegates

Anson

William Wood

Pleasant May

Beaufort

John Lanier

James Bonner

Bertie

David Stone

Tristram Lowther

Bladen

Josiah Lewis, Sr.

John Hall

Brunswick

Alfred Moore

William E. Lord

Buncombe

Gabriel Ragsdale

William Brittain

Burke

Joseph McDowell, Jr.

John McDowell

Camden

Charles Grandy

William Burgess / Caleb Grandy

Carteret

Adam Gaskins

William Russell

Caswell

John Graves

David Shelton

Chatham

James Anderson

John Mebane

Chowan

Stephen Cabbarus*

Lemuel Creecy

Craven

John Tillman

John Allen

Cumberland

Joseph Theames

Neill Smith

Currituck

Spence Hall

Alexander L. Whitehall

Duplin

Shadrack Stallings

William Beck

Edgecombe

John Leigh

Thomas Blount

Franklin

John Foster

Thomas K. Wynn

Gates

James Baker

Isaac Miller

Glasgow

Hymrick Hooker

Vacant / Unknown

Granville

Thornton Yancey

Elijah Mitchell

Guilford

Robert Hannah

Barzillai Gardner

Halifax

Willis Alston

Eaton Pugh

Hertford

Henry Hill

James Jones

Hyde

James Jasper

James Watson

Iredell

Mussendine Matthews

Burgess Gaither

Johnston

Everett Pierce

Lovard Bryan

Jones

Nathan Bryan

Edward Bryan

Lenoir

Isaac Croom

William White

Lincoln

John Moore

Nathaniel Alexander

Martin

Jesse Cherry

Ebenezer Smithwick

Mecklenburg

Caleb Phifer

James Harris

Montgomery

William Rush

West Harris

Moore

William Barrett

William Dunn

Nash

John H. Drake

Joseph Arrington

New Hanover

Thomas DeVane, Jr.

George Moore

Northampton

William Amis

Nicholas Edmunds

Onslow

John Spicer

Joseph S. Cray

Orange

Alexander Mebane

William Nash

Pasquotank

Thomas Harvey

Devotion Davis

Perquimans

Robert Riddick

Cosby Toms

Person

George Lea

John Womack

Pitt

Benjamin Bell

Samuel Simpson

Randolph 

William Bailey

Henry Branson

Richmond

James Coleman

Duncan McFarland

Robeson

Ralph Regan

John Gilchrist

Rockingham

Thomas Henderson

James Taylor

Rowan

Matthew Locke

Basil Gaither

Rutherford

William Porter

Felix Walker

Sampson

William King

James Thompson

Stokes

James Martin

George Houser

Surry

Jonathan Haines

Jacob Sheppard

Tyrrell

Simeon Spruill

Charles Spruill

Wake

Brittain Sanders

William Hinton

Warren 

Wyatt Hawkins

Henry Montfort

Wayne

John Coor Pender

William Taylor

Wilkes

Jesse Franklin

Benjamin Jones

Town

Delegate

Edenton

John Hamilton

Fayetteville

John Louis Taylor

Halifax (town)

Richard H. Long

Hillsborough

Samuel Benton

New Bern

Richard Dobbs Spaight / John F. Smith

Salisbury

Lewis Beard

Wilmington

Joshua G. Wright
* Stephen Cabarrus was elected Speaker of the House of Commons. John Hunt was appointed Clerk.
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