Family # 204
Catharine (Crider) Bobbitt 40 1830 Virginia
James Bobbitt 16 1854 Ohio
Lewis Bobbitt 21 1849 Ohio
John H. Bobbitt 18 1852 Ohio
Joseph Bobbitt 12 1858 Ohio
Margaret Bobbitt* 22 1848 Ohio
Margaret was a niece of Catharine Bobbitt and is counted here as a visitor to the family. Note that Catharine stated she was born in 1830 which has to be wrong. She was married in 1840.
The 1880 census was the first to ask each family member to list where their parents were born. The family was counted on June 16, 1880 in Clinton County, as living in Wilmington. Note that Mary has changed her age to a lower figure by eight years.
Catharine Bobbitt 50 1830 Virginia Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Mary Bobbitt 25 1855 Virginia Virginia Virginia
James Bobbitt 23 1857 Ohio Virginia Virginia
Joseph Bobbitt 21 1859 Ohio Virginia Virginia
David Bobbitt 20 1860 Ohio Virginia Virginia
Catharine Bobbitt was actually 60 years of age when this census was taken and is believed to have lived to be eighty years of age although she was not counted in the 1900 census.
George Bobbitt was the first of our Bobbitt family to be born in Ohio. George married Martha Taylor and lived his entire life in Clinton County.
Thomas Bobbitt born in 1844 married Tacy McAlister in Clinton County on August 23, 1864.
John H. Bobbitt died at the age of 19 on December 25, 1871 in an accident in which he drowned.
Most of the children married and lived in Ohio with many descendants living in the state at the present time.