Charles Walden Bobbitt born 1777
Lewis Bobbitt Senior born 1779
Thomas Bobbitt born 1783
Randolph Bobbitt born 1784
Mourning Bobbitt born 1786
Lucy Bobbitt born 1788
The census record in 1830 of Pittsylvania County, Virginia lists the family of Randolph and Fanny Bobbitt. All the children are married and live near by. Living in the home with Randolph is the widow of his son, Lewis Bobbitt. Her name is Sarah Bobbitt, and with them is her son, Edwin P. Bobbitt, born in 1815, and her daughter whom we do not know.
1 male under 10 (1810-1820) 1 female 5 - 10 (1810-1820)
1 male 45 & over (....-1775) 1 female 26 - 45 (1775-1794)
1 female 45 & over (....-1775)
The interesting Pittsylvania County records concerning our Randolph Bobbitt begin with his "oath of allegiance" to the newly formed United States Government, taken in 1777 and recorded in a muster roll book on page 275. It was the list of William Witcher, and Randolph is the 23rd name on the list.
MARCH 1781 - Pittsylvania County Court Order, Book 4, page 359
Randolph Bobbitt, producing a commission appointing him as Ensign in the Militia of this county, took the oath as prescribed by law ......
MAY 1782 - Pittsylvania County Court Order, Book e, page 400.
Randolph Bobbitt is appointed First Lieutenant to Captain Dalton's Company of the Militia. (Captain Robert Dalton)