The Bobbitt Family In America
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ALEXANDER P. BOBBITT 1855 - 1925

Son of Pressley B.and Martha Bobbitt

Alexander Pressley Bobbitt was born near Millport in what was then Fayette County, and is now Lamar County, Alabama. He was born on November 30, 1855, the second child and second son of Pressley Bartus and Martha (Cobb) Bobbitt. Alexander had one brother, William Bobbitt, and three sisters, Nancy, Sarah Ann, and Cordila.

Pressley B. Bobbitt, father of Alexander died on June 23, 1862 while in service for the Confederate States of America. Alexander was six years and seven months old when his father died. Neither William or Alexander were old enough to appreciate family history that they might have learned from their father.

Alexander Bobbitt first married Mary Hasseltine Vails who was born in 1852 and died in 1883. In about 1888, Alexander married Cornelia Jane Stokes, who was born on October 23, 1872 and died on May 19, 1937. Jenny (Stokes) Bobbitt was the mother of seven of the children of Alexander.

The family of Alexander P. Bobbitt:

Mary Hasseltine (Vails) Bobbitt:

Carrie Bobbitt .................... born ..........1876

William P. Bobbitt .............. born Oct....1878

Cornelia Jane (Stokes) Bobbitt: 

Alex Blakney Bobbitt ............ born   Feb. 14,1889

Cordelia Bobbitt .................. born   Aug. ... 1891

John Thomas Bobbitt ........... born    Nov. ... 1892

Francis Ollie Bobbitt........... born    Jul. 14, 1895 

Nancie Ola Bobbitt.............  born    Apr. ... 1897

Andrew Pascal Bobbitt......... born   Oct. 30, 1899 

Elbert Calvin Bobbitt........... born   Feb. 27, 1903

Alexander P Bobbitt died on September 7, 1925 and was buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery of Lamar County, Alabama. Cornelia Jane Bobbitt died on May 19, 1937 and is also buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery.

Alex Blakney Bobbitt married Carrie Azziline Owens on October 30, 1910. Their children are, Lee Roy Bobbitt, Bessie Lorene Bobbitt, Nancie Irene Bobbitt, Fosteen Bobbitt, Detroy Bobbitt, Adelle Bobbitt, Ruby Nell Bobbitt.

Francis Ollie Bobbitt married Maudie Jane Tipton on February 3, 1918. Their children are, James Leon Bobbitt, David Pascal Bobbitt, Willie Bell Bobbitt, Lilly Jane Bobbitt, Velina Agnes Bobbitt, Olive Olivia Bobbitt, Roy Max Bobbitt, and Mark Jarrmar Bobbitt.


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