The Bobbitt Family In America
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WILLIAM BOBBITT       1797 - 1850      Son of James and Rebecca Bobbitt

William Bobbitt was the first born child of James and Rebecca (Day) Bobbitt. William was born in Grayson County Virginia on September 2, 1797. The family moved to Pulaski County Kentucky in 1803. William Bobbitt was a grandson of Captain William Bobbitt of Grayson County Virginia who served in the Revolutionary War.

On November 27, 1819 William Bobbitt married Permelia Cragg in Pulaski County Kentucky. Permelia Cragg was the daughter of John and Margaret (Randall) Cragg.

William and Permelia Bobbitt had ten children who lived to maturity. All the children were born in Pulaski County.

Joseph Day Bobbitt              born 1820 

Elizabeth Bobbitt                 born 1822 

James Washington Bobbitt    born 1824

Ashsah Bobbitt                    born 1827 

John William Bobbitt           born 1829

Rebecca Day Bobbitt           born 1832 

Francis Marion Bobbitt      born 1834 

Nancy Bobbitt                    born 1836 

William Madison Bobbitt     born 1839 

Martha Jane Bobbitt         born 1846

Francis Marion Bobbitt died in 1852 at the age of 19. The other children all married in Pulaski County.

Joseph Day Bobbitt      married Polly Ann Barron July 28, 1848

Elizabeth Bobbitt         married George W. Lee August 4, 1842

James W. Bobbitt         married Nancy Jane Edwards July 30, 1844

Ashsah Bobbitt            married Squire Thompson October 19, 1844

John W. Bobbitt           married Sarah Barron October 23, 1859

Rebecca D. Bobbitt      married James Hays February 22, 1858

Francis M. Bobbitt      single died at age 19 on August 30, 1852 

Nancy Bobbitt             married John Randall March 31, 1853 

William M. Bobbitt      married Lucy Jane Starns 1858 Book 1, page 347

Martha J. Bobbitt         married James Conrad Starns 1867 Book 4, page 327

William Bobbitt died on May 25, 1850. The federal census counted the family on July 24, 1850 as family # 586.

Pamela Bobbitt        45 (1805) born in Kentucky 

John W. Bobbitt       21 (1829) born in Kentucky 

Rebecca Bobbitt       18 (1832) born in Kentucky 

Francis M. Bobbitt    16 (1834) born in Kentucky 

Nancy Bobbitt          14 (1836) born in Kentucky 

William Bobbitt        12 (1838) born in Kentucky 

Martha Bobbitt          4 (1846) born in Kentucky


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