1775 - 1823 John Bobbitt, son of Randolph Bobbitt, married Elizabeth Darden. He was a grandson of John Richard and Amy Bobbitt.
1783 - 1846 John Bobbitt, son of William Bobbitt of Granville County. He was the father of Durelle E. Bobbitt, William 0. Bobbitt, and John J. Bobbitt of Franklin County.
John Bobbitt Junior married a widow by the name of Sarah Williams. Her maiden name was Jones. Sarah had one son by her first marriage, John Williams. The Jones family lived in that section of Bute County which later became Franklin County.
John and Sarah Bobbitt had two sons, Claiborn Bobbitt and Archibald Bobbitt. They had one daughter who married Drury Bridges, and they had a daughter named Katherine Bridges. Their youngest son, Archibald Bobbitt, died young, sometime between 1792 and 1800.
John and Sarah Bobbitt was listed in the 1771 Bute County tax list as:
John Bobbitt 2 white males 1black male
Males over 16 were taxable, and in this record the taxable males were John Bobbitt and his step-son, John Williams.
The family was listed in the 1790 federal census of Franklin County as:
John Bobbitt -2 males over 16 - 1 male under 16 - 1 female
The two males over 16 were John Bobbitt and his son, Claiborn Bobbitt. John Williams apparently had married and was listed separately. The male under 16 was Archibald Bobbitt. The female was, Sarah (Jones) Bobbitt.
In the 1800 census records of Franklin County, the family was counted as:
1 male 26 - 45 (1755-1774) 1 female 45 & over (....-1755)
1 male 45 & over (....-1755)