Fayetteville Mechanic Benevolent Society
In existence in 1839
Female Orphan Asylum Society
Voluntary society incorporated in 1813, closed in 1822.
Female Benevolent Society
Voluntary society founded in 1820, closed in 1830 aka United Female Benevolent Society of North Carolina. Helped the sick, provided work for unemployed women, and cared for orphans
See: 'A Society' Southern Evangelical Intelligencer 1 (1819-20) 326; 3rd Annual Report Carolina Observer February 27, 1823.
Female Society of Industry
Voluntary society founded in 1830
Ladies Benevolent Society of St. John's Parish
In existence in 1860, distributes clothing to the poor, perhaps the same as the Working Society of St John's church (in existence 1837)
See: Fayetteville Observer, (Fayetteville, NC) Thursday, May 03, 1860; Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, NC) Thursday, April 20, 1837
Newbern Female Charitable Society
Voluntary society incorporated by state legislature in 1812.
Newbern Female Benevolent Society
Voluntary society founded in 1854
Raleigh Female Benevolent Society
Voluntary society founded in 1821 - still in existence in 1854
See: Revised Constitution and By-Laws of the Raleigh Female Benevolent Society adopted July 23rd 1823. With reports of the society from its commencement. (Raleigh: J. Gales & Son, 1823) available online; John S. Ravenscroft, A Sermon delivered on the anniversary of the Female Benevolent Society, Raleigh, on Sunday the 25th July 1824 (Raleigh, 1824)
Raleigh Mechanics' Association
Mutual aid society incorporated in 1841.
Female Benevolent Society of Wilmington
Voluntary society incorporated by the state legislature in 1817
Ladies Benevolent Society
Voluntary society incorporated in 1852
Ladies Working Society of St James' Church
Incorporated in 1833
Mechanics Benevolent Society of Wilmington
Mutual society incorporated in 1824.
Seaman's Friend Society
Founded in 1835, incorporated in 1854 to aid visiting seamen.
See: Records including financial ledgers from 1853 in Duke University Library.
Asbury Female Mite Society
Founded in Wilmington in 1820 to raise money for Methodist clergy.
The Benevolent Society
Male Society incorporated by the legislature in 1811
Founded in Warrenton in 1821
Elizabeth City Dorcas Society
Voluntary society incorporated in 1830
Society Hill Female Benevolent Society (Iredell Co)
Founded in 1817