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Political Register 1874

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    Formed in 1861 from Henderson and Jackson. Jackson. It is bounded on the north by Haywood and Buncombe, east by Henderson, south by State line, and west by Jackson. Its name from the Latin means " Beyond the woods."
    Brevard is its county town. Its name is of revolutionary fame.

County Officers:

Superior Court Clerk: George C Neill
Register of Deeds: B C Lankford
Sheriff: J H Lanning
Coroner: None
Surveyor: J E Merrell
Treasurer: W P Poor
Commissioners: T G Henson; B F Akins; G F Justus; J B Hefner; J E Galloway

Justices of the Peace Date of Qualification Post Office Address
E B Clayton Sept 1st, 1874 Davidson's River
J C Ownbey Sept 1st, 1874 Davidson's River
Alex. Gray Sept 1st, 1874 Calhoun
J S Heath Sept 1st, 1874 Cedar Mountain
M J Orr Sept 1st, 1874 Brevard
Samuel King Sept 1st, 1874 Brevard
H C Gillespie Sept 1st, 1874 Brevard
B F Aiken Sept 1st, 1874 Brevard
G F Justus Sept 1st, 1874 Brevard
J H Paxton Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
H E Mull Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
C M Gillespie Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
J B Galloway Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
J B Hefner Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
J W McCall Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
J L Fisher Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field
Wesley Patterson Sept 1st, 1874 Cherry Field

 

Year Senate House
1864 M Patton M N Patton
1868 James Blythe James W Clapton
1870 James Merrimon _____ Duckworth
1872 W P Welch F J Whitmire
Haywood, Henderson and Transylvania form the 41st Senatorial District

 

    (source: The Legislative Manual and Political Register of the State of North Carolina for the year 1874)

 

 

 

     

     

     


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