The Bobbitt Family In America
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The 1880 census of Liberty Precinct, Richardson County, Nebraska lists the family of John W. Bobbitt as:

John W. Bobbitt     47 (1833) Kentucky 

Julia Bobbitt           45 (1835) Ohio 

James C. Bobbitt   21 (1859) Illinois 

Willis R. Bobbitt    19 (1861) Illinois 

Sarah E. Bobbitt   17 (1863) Illinois 

Francis M. Bobbitt 11 (1869) Illinois 

Jessie Bobbitt,         7 (1873) Illinois 

Eugene Bobbitt        3 (1817) Illinois

 

There were nine children in the family, and from letters of descendants and Bible records we have the following dates of birth for each of the children.

John Seymour Bobbitt       born Nov. 7, 1853

Cornelia Olive Bobbitt      born Mar. 8, 1856

James Clarence Bobbitt    born Jul. 28, 1858 

Willis R. Bobbitt                born Dec. 21, 1860 

Sarah Elinor Bobbitt        born Nov. 12, 1862

Theresa Maria Bobbitt     born Jan. 14, 189 

Francis Marion Bobbitt    born Jun. 9, 1868

Jessie Julia Bobbitt          born Mar. 3, 1872

Allen Eugene Bobbitt      born Jan. 27, 1877

 

All the children married with the exception of Theresa M. Bobbitt who died in infancy.

John S. Bobbitt            m. Clara .... .. 1885

Cornelia 0. Bobbitt     m. Herman Sheir .... .. ....

James C. Bobbitt         m. Margaret Shanklin Feb. 23,1882

Willis R. Bobbitt          m. Ella Feaster .... .. 1886

Francis M. Bobbitt      m. Julia L. Comstock Mar. 20,1890

Jessie J. Bobbitt          m. Emery Loudon .... .. ....

Allen E. Bobbitt          m. Ella .... .. 18.93

Sarah E. Bobbitt         m. (1) Oliver Ergenbright .. ....

                                         (2) Bud Seitz ..

From the records of Hazel Bobbitt Kump we have the dates of death and the place of burial for each of the children.

John S. Bobbitt      d . ... .... buried Colorado

Cornelia Sheir          d. Mar. 12, 1932 buried Dawson, Nebraska

James C. Bobbitt     d. Jun. 2, 1929 buried Beaver, Oklahoma

Willis Bobbitt           d. Jul. 2948 buried Oberlin, Kansas

Sarah Sietz             d. Jul. 12, 1952 buried Cortez, Colorado

Francis Bobbitt      d. Jun. 3, 1906 buried Oberlin, Kansas

Jessie Loudon        d. Nov. 15, 1951 buried Stapelton, Nebraska

Allen E. Bobbitt     d. Dec. 25, 1963 buried Denver, Colorado


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