The Bobbitt Family In America
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We do not know much about the marriages of the children. Clementine C. Bobbitt      m. Robert A. Denny Nov. 13, 1837   

Stephen Bobbitt               m. Virginia Forbes 1840

James Bobbitt                  m. Saphronia 1848

 

The family settled in Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee, where they were recognized for their industriousness. There are descendants living in the county to this day. The 1870 census presents an interesting picture of the family.

 

Family # 5, Ashland City, July 27, 1870

Sarah (Bradley) Bobbitt                75 (1795) North Carolina 

Ryna Bobbitt, black servant*        11 (1859) Tennessee

*Ryna is undoubtedly a young slave who was freed after the war but too young to be on her own and was kept here as a servant.

 

Family # 14, Ashland City, June 1, 1870

Stephen Bobbitt                    51 (1819) Tennessee 

Virginia (Forbes) Bobbitt      53 (1817) Tennessee 

Nancy Mc. Bobbitt             18 (1852) Tennessee 

John D. Bobbitt                  21 (1849) Tennessee (Kentucky) 

Stephen L. Bobbitt             16 (1854) Tennessee 

Alvira Bobbitt                    14 (1856) Tennessee

 

Family # 17, Ashland City, June 1, 1870

William J. Bobbitt                  29 (1841) Tennessee 

Nancy H. Bobbitt                 30 (1840) Tennessee 

Mary E. Bobbitt                     2 (1868) Tennessee 

William J. Bobbitt            11/12 (1869) Tennessee 

Henry B. Carigan (nephew)  13 (1857) Tennessee 

Mary L. Forbes (aunt)          56 (1814) Virginia

 

Family # 19, Ashland City, June 1, 1870

Joseph Bobbitt                     24 (1846) Tennessee 

Martha A. Bobbitt               27 (1843) Tennessee 

Sarah Blankenship Bobbitt     4 (1866) Tennessee

 

Family # 84, Ashland City, June 1, 1870

James Bobbitt                         45 (1825) Tennessee 

Julia A. Bobbitt (second wife) 39 (1831) Tennessee 

Louisa Bobbitt                       17 (1853) Tennessee 

James D. Bobbitt                   15 (1855) Tennessee 

Martha Bobbitt                      12 (1858) Tennessee 

John V. Bobbitt                     10 (1860) Tennessee


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