The Bobbitt Family In America
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Kenton County, Kentucky

William Bobbitt 

2 males under 5 (1835-1840)         1 female under 5 (1835-1840) 

1 male 5 - 10 (1830-1835)             1 female 5 10 (1830-1835) 

1 male 30 - 40 (1800-1810)            1 female 20 30 (1810-1820)

 

Mariah Ross Bobbitt gave birth to her last child, Mariah J. Bobbitt on November 26, 1848. Ten days later she died on December 6, 1848, and was buried in Boone County, Kentucky. The family of John and Mariah Bobbitt was:

James W. Bobbitt        born Apr. 17, 1833

Nancy Bobbitt          born Dec. 8, 1834

Virgil M. Bobbitt       born Sep. 21, 1836 

John M. Bobbitt         born Mar. 5, 1838

Eliza M. Bobbitt        born Dec. 2, 1839 

Elijah Bobbitt          born Dec. 2, 1839

Eli Bobbitt               born ... 1840

Randolph E. Bobbitt     born Nov. 28, 1841 

Mariah J. Bobbitt       born Nov. 26, 1848

 

The children married, mostly in Boone County, and lived near one another from time to time.

James W. Bobbitt          married unknown, died Dec. 26, 1862 

Nancy Bobbitt            died Dec. 27, 1839

Virgil M. Bobbitt        married Catharine died Dec. 19, 1861

John M. Bobbitt          died July 15, 1839 

Eliza M. Bobbitt          died Aug. 22, 1870 

Elijah Bobbitt           unknown believe he died young. 

Eli Bobbitt              married Mary J .

Randolph E. Bobbitt       married Mary J. Woolwine, died Apr. 8, 1906 

Mariah J. Bobbitt         married William A. Rouse, Feb. 16, 1871

 

When Mariah J. Bobbitt died the only children living were, James, Virgil, Eliza, Elijah, Eli, Randolph and Mariah. Mariah died in December of 1848 and the next year was a census year. The children were taken by various members of the family. The 1850 census is very interesting in that it shows the various children living with the brothers and sisters of John Bobbitt in nearby counties. We do not know who took Mariah. John went to Kenton County to live with his brother Gazner Bobbitt. The family was counted Sep. 13, 1850

Gazner Bobbitt            39 1811 Kentucky 

Susan Bobbitt             35 1815 Kentucky 

Nancy M. Bobbitt      11 1839 Kentucky 

William M. Bobbitt       8 1842 Kentucky 

Columbus L. Bobbitt    4 1846 Kentucky 

John W. Bobbitt         44 1806 Kentucky brother of Gazner 

James W. Bobbitt      17 1833 Kentucky son of John W.


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