GEORGE B. BOBBITT 1858 - 1937
Son of George and Sarah Bobbitt
George Brown Bobbitt was a son of George W. and Sarah
(Littlejohn) Bobbitt. He was born on December 31, 1858 in
Nuckolsville, Virginia. George was the last of six children.
He was reared in Carroll County, Virginia on a plantation that
was located near numerous first cousins and other relatives that
had lived in the area for many generations.
On October 10, 1885, George Bobbitt married Eliza Alexander in Carroll County, Virginia. George had previously
Fayette County, West Virginia and soon after his marriage he moved
to work in the mines near Fayetteville.
George and Eliza Bobbitt were listed in the 1900 census of
Fayette County, West Virginia. They were living near Mountain
George Bobbitt Dec. 1858 42 Virginia
Eliza A. Bobbitt Mar. 1861 33 Virginia
William E. Bobbitt Dec. 1887 13 West Virginia
Mona Bobbitt Dec. 1889 11 West Virginia
Normie Bobbitt Mar. 1891 9 West Virginia
Verner Bobbitt Mar. 1893 7 West Virginia
George Bobbitt Jan. 1895 4 West Virginia
Leslie Bobbitt 1900 West Virginia
After the census was taken, Leslie was born and died in 1913.
According to cemetery records, the children were:
William E. Bobbitt 1886 - 1954
Mona Bobbitt (Brugh) 1888 - 1974
George P. Bobbitt 1896 - 1956
John Verner Bobbitt 1896 - 1919
Leslie Bobbitt 1900 - 1913
Norma Bobbitt (Bowling) .... - ....
Eliza Jane Alexander died in 1909 and was buried in the family
cemetery at the south end of the New River Bridge. In 1925, George
Bobbitt married Ellen (Alexander) Mitchell, a sister of his first
wife. The following are excerpts from a granddaughter, Leota (Bobbitt)
House of Citrus Heights, California.
"Ellen Mitchell, whom grandfather married in 1925,
was a sister to Eliza Jane, so she was my great aunt, then
my step- grandmother. I think it was a marriage of convenience
as she was a widow and he a widower and no one to look after