"Miles Bobbitt to Alpheus Bobbitt, both from Warren County, 125 acres of land for $ 500.00. Land in Warren County along Sommerville's line from the road and along Dukes line, up the branch to the road near Miles Bobbitt's fence and along the road that leads to Warrenton. Witness: Samuel Bobbitt. (DB-28, P.402.)
On January 29, 1842 Henry D. Martin sold to Alpheus Bobbitt 145 acres of land on the south side of Reedy Creek, land that adjoined the above land purchased from Miles Bobbitt. In 1842 Alpheus Bobbitt had a plantation of 170 acres on which he built his home and reared his family.
Alpheus Bobbitt was the father of ten children, all of whom lived to maturity. The first nine children were born to Julia Ann Bobbitt, and one child was born to Nancy H. Bobbitt.
William Henry Bobbitt born Feb. 1841
Miles Bobbitt born Oct. 1843
Susan Gunn Bobbitt born .... 1847
Martha E. (Pat) Bobbitt born .... 1850
James Alpheus Bobbitt born Nov. 1857
Julia Ann Bobbitt born 1852
John A. Bobbitt born 1860
Lucy Bobbitt born 1864
Edwin Bobbitt born Nov. 1867
Charles Peter Bobbitt born Oct. 1870
Robert Winston Crews furnished a list of the marriages of the children. All the children were married, and their marriages are recorded in Warren, Franklin, Granville, and McDowell counties.
William Henry Bobbitt m. Winfred C. Fleming
Miles Bobbitt m. Mary Christian Sledge
Susan Gunn Bobbitt m. James Alfred Welch
Martha E. (Pat) Bobbitt m. Robert Johnson
James Alpheus Bobbitt m. Eliza Perry
Julia Ann Bobbitt m. Dock Davis
John A. Bobbitt m. Hilda Noblett
Lucy Bobbitt m. Jack Winston
Edwin Bobbitt m. (1) Tempie Battle, 2 later ms.
Charlie Peter Bobbitt m. Elizabeth Edwards