The American Revolution in North Carolina

North Carolina State Senators

1777
This General Assembly met in New Bern from April 7th to May 9th in 1777. They met a second time, also in New Bern, from November 6th to December 24th in 1777.

County

Delegate

Anson

David Love

Beaufort

Thomas Respess, Jr.

 Bertie

Zedekiah Stone (1) / John Campbell

Bladen

Thomas Robeson, Jr.

Brunswick

Archibald MacLaine

Burke

Charles McDowell (2)

Bute

Benjamin Seawell

Camden

John Gray (2)

Carteret

James Parrott (Parratt)

Caswell

James Saunders (2)

Chatham

Ambrose Ramsey

Chowan

Luke Sumner

Craven

James Coor

Cumberland

David Smith

Currituck

Samuel Jarvis 

Dobbs

Benjamin Exum

Duplin

James Kenan

Edgecombe

Elisha Battle

Granville

Memucan Hunt

Guilford

Ralph Gorrell

Halifax

John Bradford

Hertford

Robert Sumner

Hyde

William Russell

Johnston

Needham Bryan

Martin

William Williams

Mecklenburg

John McKnitt Alexander

New Hanover

Samuel Ashe*

Northampton

Allen Jones

Onslow

William Cray (3) / John Spicer

Orange

Thomas Hart

Pasquotank

Joseph Jones

Perquimans

William Skinner

Pitt

Robert Salter

Rowan

Griffith Rutherford

Surry

Robert Lanier

Tryon

Charles McLean

Tyrrell 

Archibald Currie (Corrie)

Wake

James Jones / Michael Rogers (4)

Washington

John Carter
* Samuel Ashe was elected Speaker of the Senate. James Green, Jr. was appointed Clerk. John Haywood was appointed Assistant. Edward Saul and William Murphy were chosen as Door Keepers.
(1) Zedekiah Stone was elected to Senate and House of Commons. He chose to join the House of Commons. John Campbell was elected to replace him.
(2) Burke, Camden, and Caswell counties were established in the first session. Their Senators were elected to sit in the second session. 
(3) William Cray was elected to the Council of State and had to give up his seat. John Spicer was elected to replace him in the Senate.
(4) James Jones sat in the first session. Michael Rogers was elected to replace him - reason not known to this Author - and he took his seat in the second session.
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