William James Bobbitt born 1810
Henry A. Bobbitt born 1812
John Greer Bobbitt born 1815
Lemuel D. Bobbitt born 1819
Selena Bobbitt born 1822
Elizabeth Bobbitt born 1823
George Washington Bobbitt born 1829
Susannah James Bobbitt born 1832
The 1840 census would indicate that the family consisted of seven sons and three daughters, but I believe that there was only six sons and three daughters. Wiley J. Bobbitt who married Matilda Motes was a son of Henry A. Bobbitt and was frequently at the home of his grandparents, Lemuel and Ellendar Bobbitt.
Marriage records in Montgomery County, Alabama show these marriages for the children:
William James Bobbitt married 1. Maria Ann W. Lewis Oct. 29, 1849
William James Bobbitt married 2. Rebecca Lewis ? 1853
John Greer Bobbitt married Elizabeth McElwain Feb. 9, 1832
Henry A. Bobbitt married Eliza F. Dandy Jul. 30, 1839
Susannah J. Bobbitt married William R. Thornton Feb. 10, 1849
Lemuel D. Bobbitt married Nancy Windham Jan. 1, 1846
Elizabeth Bobbitt married James A. Adams Jan; 25, 1844
Selena Bobbitt married John J. Kallam Jul. 26, 1842
Susannah James Bobbitt was named after her grandmother Bobbitt. When Susannah was married the records of Montgomery County entered the record with the following notations.
"Susannah J. Bobbitt to William R. Thornton, February 10, 1849 by James A. MCGehee, J. P. In 1850 she was 18 years of age and lived next door to Ellendar Bobbitt, widow of Lemuel Bobbitt, aged 60, born in South Carolina."
The 1850 Federal census records lists the families of the children in Alabama and in Mississippi.
Montgomery County, Alabama, counted November 12, 1850, Family # 496
Wiley J. Bobbitt 40 (1810) South Carolina
Maria Ann Bobbitt 24 (1826) Georgia
James M. Bobbitt 10 (1840) Alabama
Franklin W. Bobbitt 6 (1844) Alabama
William James Bobbitt was often referred to as Wiley J. Bobbitt, he was listed as a "carpenter" and the two sons listed here later owned a grocery store.