The Bobbitt Family In America
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My desire is that my sons, at the age of twenty one, unless they can be thought profitable to the estate, should no longer be supported.

I appoint my wife Frances, executrix and my friend Nathaniel Tomlinson, executor of this my last will.....

Signed in the presence of William H. Spain and Nicholas Spain.

                                                                                       JOHN BOBBITT

 

The will was probated on June 6, 1822. Frances Bobbitt was listed as head of household in the 1830 census of Sussex County.

Frances Bobbitt

1 male under 5 (1825-1830)        1 female 10 - 15 (1815-1820) 

1 male 10 - 15 (1815-1820)        1 female 30 - 40 (1790-1800) 

1 male 15 - 20 (1810-1815)        1 female 50 - 60 (1770-1780) 

1 male 20 - 30 (1800-1810)

 

Florina Everitt Bobbitt       married Hix Robertson 1814 

Lucy Jones Bobbitt              married Harbert Lewis Jr. 1828 

Frances Mitchell Bobbitt       married Josiah Freeman 1822 

Green Branch Bobbitt          married Martha Sledge 1821 

Polly Bobbitt                       married William Eckols 1800 

Elizabeth Bobbitt                 married William Rainey 1799 

James Edward Bobbitt         married Mary Hadden 1837 

Peter Threewits Bobbitt       married Louisa Mitchell 1841 

William Golf Bobbitt            unmarried

 

The 1850 Federal Census of Sussex County lists some members of the family. James Edward Bobbitt died in 1847. Green Branch Bobbitt moved to Tennessee. William Golf Bobbitt died in 1853. Peter Threewit Bobbitt inherited the ancestoral home and descendants live there today.

(Family of James Edward Bobbitt, deceased)

Mary A. (Hadden) Bobbitt      30 born 1820 in Virginia 

John W. Bobbitt                      10 born 1840 in Virginia 

Mary F. Bobbitt                        7 born 1843 in Virginia 

Dionetian J. Bobbitt                   4 born 1846 in Virginia 

 

Peter Threewits Bobbitt       35 born 1815 in Virginia 

Louisa (Mitchell) Bobbitt     29 born 1821 in Virginia 

William R. Bobbitt              12 born 1838 in Virginia 

Thomas F. Bobbitt              10 born 1840 in Virginia 

George R. Bobbitt                 6 born 1844 in Virginia 

Peter J. Bobbitt                     4 born 1846 in Virginia 

John S. Bobbitt                     1 born 1849 in Virginia 

 

William Golf Bobbitt           40 born 1810 in Virginia


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