The Bobbitt Family In America

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The English News carried this obituary of James Bobbitt.

"James Bobbitt, minister of the Gospel, farmer, and politician died at his home in English, Indiana on December 1, 1915 as a result of a stroke. He had almost recovered from a similar attack of last February and was planning in conjunction with Elder Samson Cox to hold a series of revivals this winter. While in apparent good health he had a premonition of death and that it was near. Only three days before the fatal stroke he outlined his desires in his business affairs and made his funeral plans, even some of the songs he wished to have sung. On Monday morning he seemed in fine spirits, ate a hearty dinner and started to make some minor repairs on his home, when he sank down  unconscious He was buried by the Masonic Order in Erkerty Cemetery which is located on a hill overlooking the farm on which he enjoyed the last 15 years of his life."

The Bobbitt family lineage of James Bobbitt is:

William Bobbitt from Wales          1645 - 1703    Joanna Sturdivant 

William Bobbitt Jr.                       1675 - 1738    Mary Green

Lewis Bobbitt Sr.                         1703 - 1769    Elizabeth Moore

Lewis Bobbitt Junior                    1742 - 1818    Mary Person

John Bobbitt                                1789 - 1866    Nancy Huse

John H. Bobbitt                           1817 - 1892    Catherine Goble

James Bobbitt                             1854 - 1915    Martha E. Smith 

                                                                          Elizabeth E. Gresham

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