"I Allen Bobbitt of the County of Granville ..... do make and ordain this my last will and testament.
Item: I give to my beloved wife, Elizabeth, all my estate both personal and real during her lifetime, and at her death the whole to be equally divided among all my children after giving my daughters one hundred dollars each."
Item: I give to my son Rufus Bobbitt a horse of ordinary value to be worth from $ 30 to $ 50 as my other sons have had a horse and he has never had one.
Item: I give to my son Augustus E. Bobbitt $ 45 to be paid to him by my executors after my death and before a general division of my estate, to make his portion equal to that given to the balance of my children.
Item: I appoint my two sons, Thomas V. Bobbitt and Augustus E. Bobbitt, my executors, thereby revoking and disallowing all others. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of June in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Seven." ALLEN BOBBITT
Witnesses: John Jinkins D. P. Paschall
From Ruby W. Smith and Lucy Bobbitt Holding we know the names of most of the children of Allen and Elizabeth Bobbitt.
Daughter born 1812
Patrick H. Bobbitt born 1814
William A. Bobbitt born 1815
Thomas V. Bobbitt born 1818
Lucretia Bobbitt born 1820
Augustus E. Bobbitt born 1823
Richard E. Bobbitt born 1824
Elizabeth Bobbitt born 1825
Rufus Bobbitt born 1829
Malissa Bobbitt born 1831
Amy Ann Bobbitt born 1836