November 10, 1842:
"From Charles H. Bobbitt of Halifax County to William W. Daniel, Jr., 382 acres of land for five dollars, land where on the said Charles H. Bobbitt now lives, joining Elizabeth Lindsey, William C. Shearin, and others. Plus certain negroes to which Charles H. Bobbitt has the right and title from his wife, Mary Ann Bobbitt."
Nathaniel Bobbitt went with his cousin, Anthony Bobbitt to Mississippi where he was employed as an overseer on the plantation of Joseph J. Davis in Holmes County. He was listed in the 1850 census as 24 years of age.
There are several interesting census records of this family. The 1850 census of Halifax County, lists the family as being counted on September 20, 1850. The family was numbered as 1487.Charles Bobbitt 53 (1797) North Carolina Mary (Alston) Bobbitt 49 (1801) North Carolina Gideon C. Bobbitt 26 (1824) North Carolina Dorothea Bobbitt 21 (1829) North Carolina Betsey Bobbitt 17 (1833) North Carolina E. (Evelyn) Bobbitt 12 (1838) North Carolina B. (Bluford) Bobbitt 10 (1840) North Carolina
Frank Bobbitt son of Charles and Mary Ann Bobbitt was listed in the 1850 census of Halifax County as Family # 1059, counted September 5, 1850.Frank Bobbitt 28 (1822) North Carolina Susan Adams (black) 24 (1826) North Carolina William Rand Bobbitt (mulatto) 10 (1830) North Carolina Elizabeth Bobbitt (mulatto) 9 (1841) North Carolina Jane Bobbitt (mulatto) 7 (1843) North Carolina Augustus Bobbitt (mulatto) 4 (1846) North Carolina Blunt Bobbitt (mulatto) 2 (1848) North Carolina
Charles Bobbitt died in 1865 and his children were counted in Halifax County in the census of 1870 as family number 466, on September 9, 1870. Nathaniel had returned home from Mississippi and was living with his brothers and sisters.Gideon C. Bobbitt 46 (1824) North Carolina Nathaniel Bobbitt 44 (1826) North Carolina Bettie Bobbitt 29 (1841) North Carolina Evelyn Bobbitt 27 (1843) North Carolina