"Pendleton and Virginia Bobbitt had six sons. They were named Lonie, Herman, Ham, Newt, Burne, and Fred. Lonie married Ola Childers of Charleston. They had one daughter, Dorothy, and one son, Gary. They lived in Ronceverte for several years, where Lonie was employed by the C and 0 railroad as a telegraph operator.
"Herman the second son married Jessie Renick of Pocahontas county. She was a member of an old distinguished family of the county. Herman was a station agent for the railroad at Hot Springs, Virginia and at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
"Ham Bobbitt the third son of Pendleton and Virginia Bobbitt is deceased. Ham Bobbitt was an employee of the C and 0 railroad at the time of his death."
"Fred Bobbitt died as a young man and before he was married.
"Oliver Bierne Bobbitt was the sixth son of Pendleton Bobbitt. He is married and lives in Charleston, where he is an attorney.
"Pendleton and Virginia Bobbitt had three daughters, Bessie, Ada, and Ossie. Ossie Bobbitt married Hubert Boyd and reared one son. Ada Bobbitt, a very attractive woman, possessed many of the fine qualities of her mother.
"After Virginia (Leach) Bobbitt died, Pendleton Bobbitt was married to Jessie McNeer of Alderson. She was the widow of Reverend Jessie McNeer. At one time she was a matron of the Federal Reformatory for women at Alderson.
"John Houston Bobbitt, the fourth son of Gibson and Elizabeth Bobbitt, died in 1925 at Huntington, at the age of 78. He married Mahala J. Shirey, who was born in 1845 and died in 1917. She was a daughter of George Shirey, one of the pioneers of Monroe County. They had one son, and one daughter. The son was George Gibson Bobbitt (author of these notes in 1949). The first wife of George Bobbitt was Lula Eakin, daughter of 0. W. and Nancy Eakin of Monroe County. George and Lula had two sons, James Bobbitt, single, and Edwin Bobbitt. Edwin Bobbitt married Elaine Baker of Amarillo Texas. Edwin and Elaine have one son, Larry Don Bobbitt.
"The one and only daughter of Houston and Mahala Bobbitt was Alice Elizabeth Bobbitt. She married Ernest Foster of Monroe County. They had one daughter, Viola, who moved to Texas in 1927. Viola was married to Lynn Armstrong and they had one daughter, Bettie Armstrong, now of Panhandle, Texas. Viola died in Tucson, Arizona. Not long after her death, her mother, Alice, died in Tucson in 1945.