North Carolina - From Statehood to 1800

North Carolina State Senate

1784

This General Assembly met twice in New Bern - April 19th to June 3rd, and October 25th to November 26th in 1784. Some delegates only served in one of these two sessions.

During 1783, the NC Legislature created Davidson County and Greene County. These two counties sent delegates to the NC General Assembly for the first time in 1784.

During 1784, the NC Legislature created Moore County and Sampson County. These two counties also sent delegates to the NC General Assembly for the first time in 1784.


County

Delegate

Anson

Thomas Wade

Beaufort

John Smaw

Bertie

John Johnston / Jonathan Jacocks

Bladen

Thomas Brown / Thomas Owen

Brunswick

Alfred Moore / William Walters

Burke

Charles McDowell

Camden

Isaac Gregory

Carteret

Enoch Ward

Caswell

William Moore / Vacant

Chatham

Ambrose Ramsey

Chowan

Samuel Johnston / William Boritz

Craven

James Coor

Cumberland

David Smith

Currituck

James Phillips

Davidson 

Vacant / Unknown

Dobbs

Richard Caswell, Sr.*

Duplin

Robert Clinton / James Gillespie

Edgecombe

Elisha Battle / Isaac Sessums (died)

Fayette

Thomas Armstrong

Franklin

Vacant

Gates

Jacob Hunter / William Baker

Granville

Robert Harris / John Taylor

Greene

Vacant / Unknown

Guilford

Vacant / James Galloway

Halifax

Willie Jones / Nicholas Long

Hertford

Hardy Murfree / John Baker

Hyde

Abraham Jones

Johnston

Benjamin Williams

Jones

Frederick Hargett

Lincoln

Robert Alexander

Martin

Whitmell Hill

Mecklenburg

Robert Irwin / James Harris

Montgomery

Charles Robertson / Samuel Parsons

Moore

Henry Lightfoot

Nash 

Hardy Griffin

New Hanover

Caleb Grainger / John A. Campbell

Northampton

Samuel Lockhart / Allen Jones

Onslow

Thomas Johnston

Orange

William McCauley

Pasquotank

Edward Everagen / Thomas Relfe

Perquimans

John Skinner

Pitt

John Williams

Randolph 

Thomas Dougan

Richmond

Charles Medlock

Rowan

Griffith Rutherford / Matthew Locke

Rutherford

James Miller

Sampson 

Richard Clinton

Sullivan

Vacant / Unknown

Surry

John Armstrong

Tyrrell 

John Warrington

Wake

Joel Lane

Warren

Nathaniel Macon

Washington

William Cocke

Wayne

Burwell Mooring

Wilkes

William Lenoir

* Richard Caswell, Sr. was elected Speaker of the Senate. On November 18th, he was elected as Governor.

John Haywood was appointed Clerk. Sherwood Haywood was appointed Assitant.

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