The Bobbitt Family In America
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One of the most interesting records of this family is from the 1850 census of Halifax County. The family is Sheerwood Haywood Bobbitt, Junior's. Living with the family is the widow of Sheerwood Bobbitt Senior, Sarah (Burrows) Bobbitt.

Family # 765, counted August 15, 1850.

Sheerwood Bobbitt     43 (1807) North Carolina 

Ann (Pierce) Bobbitt   42 (1808) North Carolina 

Angelica Bobbitt         18 (1832) North Carolina 

Martha Bobbitt           17 (1833) North Carolina 

James Bobbitt            16 (1834) North Carolina 

Henry Bobbitt              9 (1841) North Carolina 

Nancy Bobbitt              7 (1843) North Carolina 

Margaret Bobbitt          4 (1846) North Carolina 

Walter Bobbitt             2 (1848) North Carolina 

Sarah (Burrows) Bobbitt 85 (1765) North Carolina

Sarah Bobbitt died on March 4, 1863 at the age of 98. She was buried on the family farm in Halifax County.

Thomas Bobbitt, brother of Sheerwood Bobbitt, was listed with his family in the census of 1850 in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Family # 1, counted August 9, 1850.

Thomas Bobbitt             62 (1788) North Carolina 

Lucy H. (Moss) Bobbitt 58 (1792) North Carolina 

(Haywood Bobbitt)        25 (1825) North Carolina 

Thomas Bobbitt            22 (1828) North Carolina 

Rebecca Bobbitt           18 (1832) North Carolina 

Richard Bobbitt            16 (1834) North Carolina 

James Bobbitt              14 (1836) North Carolina

Patsey Moss - (sister-in-law)    53 (1797) North Carolina

 

*Haywood Bobbitt was working and living in the home of Thomas Wicker of Moore County. He was counted there on October 20, 1850.

This is one of the key families in our Bobbitt family history. The Bobbitt lineage of Sheerwood Bobbitt is.

William Bobbitt from Wales        1649 - 1703 

John Bobbitt of Chowan             1678 - 1736 

William Bobbitt senior              1704 - 1768 

John Richard Bobbitt                1725 - 1791 

Drury Bobbitt Senior                1744 - 1826 

Sheerwood Haywood Bobbitt Senior  1763 - 1827


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