October 1, 1849:
in the name of God, Amen: I WILLIAM GOLF BOBBITT of the County of Sussex and State of Virginia, being weak in body, but sound in memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of this life do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament as followeth:
ITEM: My will and desire is that all my just debts be paid.
ITEM: Secondly my will and desire is that after the payments of my just debts that my sister, LUCY T. LEWIS, have one hundred dollars out of my estate, given to her and her heirs forever.
ITEM: Thirdly, I give to my brother JAMES E. BOBBITT'S children fifty dollars to them and their heirs forever.
ITEM: Fourthly and lastly, I give to My Brother PETER T. BOBBITT, the remaining part of my estate to him and his heirs forever and do hereby nominate and appoint him, the said, Peter T. Bobbitt to be my sole executor to this my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal this eight day of October One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Nine.
WILLIAM G. BOBBITT
Robert G. Wynne
Henry C. Briggs
Henry B. Black
William R. Robinson
At a court held in Sussex County the 4th day of August 1853 the last will and testament of William G. Bobbitt, deceased, was presented ....Peter T. Bobbitt ....etc...
Recorded in Will Book 0. Page 272.
John J. Prince, C.C.
Peter Threewits Bobbitt was the surviving male of John Bobbitt's sons.
Among the grandchildren of record were the following: John W. Bobbitt, William R. Bobbitt, Thomas F. Bobbitt, George R. Bobbitt, Peter J. Bobbitt, John S. Bobbitt, and Wesley Bobbitt. (None of the children of Green Branch Bobbitt are listed here, as his identity in the records has not been established.)