Despite a tedius search for marriage records in Gibson and in the surrounding counties we could not find many marriages records for the children. Most of the children married and are in the census records of 1850, 1860 and 1870.Zebulon L. Bobbitt m. Elizabeth Tate .... .. 1837 Mathew G. Bobbitt m. Martha Williams Dec. 15 1846 Stephen J. Bobbitt m. Lucy Holt Jan. 16 1845 Samuel M. Bobbitt m. Drury R. Bobbitt m. Elizabeth Wallace 1845 Isaac L. Bobbitt m. Hasty Jane Dicken's Dec. 17 1846 Malinda J. Bobbitt m. Silas L. Bobbitt m. Emma H. Mayfield Aug. 24 1852 Jane Bobbitt m. Caroline Bobbitt m. Albert Bobbitt m. Malissa Dickens Sep. 5 1854
The wife of James Bobbitt was living in Madison County in 1840, but she was deceased by the time the census was taken in 1850 of the family living in Gibson County, Tennessee.
Family # 1900, counted December 12, 1850James Bobbitt 64 1786 South Carolina Malinda Bobbitt 24 1826 South Carolina Silas Bobbitt 23 1827 South Carolina Jane Bobbitt 22 1828 Tennessee Caroline Bobbitt 18 1832 Tennessee Albert Bobbitt 17 1833 Tennessee
* South Carolina is an error and the information given to the census taker was probably given by Silas Bobbitt who did not know his father was born in North Carolina. In the 1860 census James Bobbitt states that he was born in North Carolina.