"This indenture made by Allen Bobbitt and his wife, Elizabeth, and William Turner and Ann Turner for themselves as guardians for, Martha Turner, Nancy Turner, Viner Turner, Mary Turner, Edmonds Turner, Louisa Turner, Patrick Turner, and Archibald Turner, all infant children of Vines Turner, deceased, of Franklin County. The petitioners father, Vines Turner, departed this life intestate, in the year of 1812, owning a tract of land on the waters of Cypress Creek, adjoining the lands of Allen Hines, and others, containing four hundred acres, which descend to the petitioners as the heirs at law. A request is made that the land be sold so that an equal distribution of its value may be made. Green Hill became the highest bidder for the sum of $ 955.00. Therefore Allen Bobbitt and Elizabeth his wife, and William Turner, the parties of full age, and Ann Turner, guardian of the infant children... land being four hundred acres on the side of Tittle Creek ... Cullin Jones corner, along Jones line, to Allen Hines line, thence to Tittle Creek, in John Mitchell's line...to Cypress Creek."
Witnesses: John Solomon, Wm. E. Turner James Maxwell.
Signed: Allen Bobbitt Betsey E. Bobbitt Wm. E. Turner Ann Turner
In 1840 the census records of Granville County list the family of Allen Bobbitt. He was living near the families of Solomon Bobbitt, John Bobbitt, Patrick H. Bobbitt, Shadrick G. Bobbitt, and Durelle E. Bobbitt. The family of Allen was listed as:
1 male 10 - 15 (1825-1830)
2 males 15 - 20 (1820-1825)
2 males 20 - 30 (1810-1820)
1 male 50 - 60 (1780-1790)
1 female under 5 (1835-1840)
1 female 5 10 (1830-1835)1 female 15 20 (1820-1825)
1 female 20 30 (1810-1820)1 female 40 50 (1790-1800)
One son, Patrick H. Bobbitt has left home and two daughters were born since the 1830 census was recorded. The total family was 6 sons and 4 daughters who lived to maturity. Allen Bobbitt died in 1848 in Granville County.