John Greer Bobbitt was married five times and was the father of thirteen children, seven boys and six girls. Twelve of the children were born to Elizabeth (McElwain) Bobbitt. One daughter Sarah Douglas Bobbitt was born in 1873 to his fourth wife.
First wife: Elizabeth McElwain Bobbitt, born in South Carolina in 1815, married in 1832 in Montgomery County, Alabama, died in 1854 in Kemper County, Mississippi.
Second wife: School teacher of Kemper County, Mississippi, name and place of birth unknown. Probably married in 1857 and died in 1858. No children by this marriage.
Third wife: Edna Gage, born in 1817 in Georgia, a widow with three, children. Alonza E. Gage, Peter C. Gage, and Emma A.A. Gage, all went by the surname of Bobbitt. John and Edna were married about 1859 in Houston County, Texas.
Fourth wife: Sarah Douglas Gibson was born in Tennessee in 1835, a widow with twin children, John A. Gibson and Nancy Gibson. John A. Gibson married Frances Bobbitt a granddaughter of John Greer Bobbitt. Sarah and John married in 1869 in Houston County, Texas.
Fifth wife: Elizabeth P. Doyle, a widow, John married her on July 17, 1883 in Houston County, Texas.
The children of John Greer Bobbitt and their year of birth.
William Henry Bobbitt 1833 Montgomery Co. Alabama
Nancy Bobbitt 1835 Montgomery Co. Alabama
Benjamin Lemuel Bobbitt 1838 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Susan Bobbitt 1839 Kemper Co. Mississippi
John Robert Bobbitt 1842 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Sybil (CBell) Bobbitt 1843 Kemper Co. Mississippi
James Jefferson Bobbitt 1845 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Robert Trasbay Bobbitt 1847 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Zachary Taylor Bobbitt 1849 Kemper Co. Mississippi
George I. Bobbitt 1850 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Frances M. Bobbitt 1853 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Selina Jenny Bobbitt 1854 Kemper Co. Mississippi
Sarah Douglas Bobbitt 1872 Houston Co. Texas
Most of the children were married in Houston Co. Texas and in Lauderdale Co. Mississippi.