Nash County Representatives: NC General Assembly, 1778 to 1850

NASH COUNTY, NC REPRESENTATIVES IN THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 1778 to 1850.

In 1850, Nash County possessed a population of 5,072 whites; 4,056 slaves; 629 Free African Americans; 9,034 representative population.

Members of the North Carolina General Assembly from Nash County, from its founding in 1777 to 1850-’51:

Years. Senate.

1778 to 1795 – Hardy Griffin,

1796 – William Arrington,

1797 – Archibald Griffin,

1798 – 1799 – John Arrington,

1800 – John H. Drake,

1801 – 1804.   John Arrington,

1806 – John H. Drake,

1806 – 1807.  John Arrington,

1808 – 1812.  William Arrington,

1813 – 1815.  George Boddie (pronounced “body”),

1816.  Michael Collins,

1817.  Hobert C. Milliard,

1818.  Michael Collins,

1819.  Joseph Terrell,

1820 to 1826.   Wm. W. Boddie,

1827.  Nicholas Drake,

1828 – 1832.   Wm. W. Boddie,

1833 – 1844.   Samuel L. Arrington,

1844 – 1850.   John H. Drake,

YEARS  HOUSE OF COMMONS.

1778 – Thomas Hester, Hardy Griffin.

1780 – 1782.   Joseph Arrington, Edward Nicholson.

1783 – 1784.   Micajah Thomas, Thomas Pounds.

1785 – John Bonds, Micajah Thomas.

1786 – John Bonds, Jos. J. Clinch.

1787 – Micajah Thomas, John Bonds.

1788 – 1789.  Wilson Vick, John Bonds.

1790 – James Battle, John Bonds.

1791 – Howell Ellen, Joseph Arrington.

1792 – John H. Drake, Joseph Arrington.

1793 – John H. Drake, John Bonds.

1794 – 1796.   John H. Drake, Arch’d Hunter.

1797 – Redmond Bunn, Arch’d Hunter.

1798 – Redmond Bunn, John H. Drake.

1799 – Redmond Bunn, Arch’d Hunter.

1800 – Geo. Boddie, Redmond Bunn.

1801 – Geo. Boddie, Arch’d Hunter.

1802 – 1803.  John Hilliard, Arch’d Griffin.

1804 – Arch’d-Griffin, Nathan Whitehead.

1805 – Nathan Whitehead, Henry Hines.

1806 – 1807.  Arch’d Griffin, Redmond Bunn.

1808 – Amos Gandy, Redmond Bunn.

1809 – Michael Collins, Exum Phillips.

1810 – Amos Gandy, Michael Collins.

1811 – Michael Collins, Exum Phillips.

1812  Geo. Boddie, Michael Collins.

1813 – 1815.  K. C. Hilliard, Michael Collins.

1816  – Hartley Deans, David Hicks.

1817  – Arch’d Lamon, Joseph Terrell.

1818 – 1819.   Wm. W. Boddie, Arch’d Lamon.

1820 – Arch’d Lamon, Henry Blount.

1821 – Henry Blount, Arch’d Lamon.

1822 – 1823.  Arch’d Lamon, Thomas N. Mann.

1824  Arch’d Lamon, N. J. Drake.

1825 – Nicholas Drake, Major A. Wilcox.

1826 -  Duncan York, Joseph Arrington,

1827 -  Frederick Battle, Jas. N. Mann.

1828  – Frederick Battle, Gideon Bass.

1829 – Duncan York, Jos. Arrington.

1830 -  Jos. Arrington, Robert C. Milliard.

1831 – 32.   Jos. Arrington, Geo. Boddie.

1833 – 34.  George Boddie, Ford Taylor.

1835 -  Samuel Brown, Ford Taylor.

1836 -  Henry Blount.

1838 – 1842.  Ford Taylor.

1844 – 1846.  W. D. Harrison.’

1848 -  Dr. Taylor.

1850 -  Ford Taylor.

John Hill Wheeler, HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF NORTH CAROLINA, FROM 1584 TO 1851.  [Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1851]: 274 – 276

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