In 1830, Elizabeth Bobbitt was living in the home of her son, William T. Bobbitt. In 1832, Elizabeth Bobbitt had a will recorded in Franklin County.
"February 23, 1832:
I give and bequeath unto my sons, John B. Bobbitt and William T. Bobbitt, and my daughters, Patsy Stigall, Eliza W. Bobbitt, Cynthia A. Bobbitt, all right and title and interest that I have in the whole of the negroes and all their increase belonging to the estate of my husband, Turner Bobbitt, deceased, to be equally divided between my said sons, and said daughters .......
I give and bequeath unto my daughters, Polly Grisson, and Sally Ragsdale, to each the sum of one dollar, to them and their heirs forever ........ H. D. Mason Richard Wards ELIZABETH BOBBITT
The will was probated in Franklin County on March 1833 and John B. Bobbitt was qualified as the executor.
Turner Bobbitt not only owned land in North Carolina but he had land holdings in Illinois. According to the papers of Willie P. Mangum, the property in Illinois was to be sold for delinquent taxes. The land was redeemed in 1837.
John B. Bobbitt made arrangements to sell a portion of the Turner Bobbitt estate and divided the proceeds amongst the heirs. The deed was recorded in Franklin County and dated December 24, 1835.
"From John B. Bobbitt, Martha Stegal, Cynthia Bobbitt, William Bobbitt of Franklin County, William Grissom and Polly his wife, formerly Polly Bobbitt of Granville County, and Isiah Hight, and Eliza his wife, formerly Eliza Bobbitt, of Orange County, and all of the state of North Carolina ... to Levin Perry, of Franklin County, for $ 5,000.00 sell 742 acres of land in Franklin County, known as the White House Tract on Baileys Creek, joining Nathan Perry, deceased, and the Reedy Branch. Witnesses: Allen Bobbitt, William A. Bobbitt."