"The parents of Mrs. Bobbitt were of English and German descent, the father a native of Ohio, and the mother a native of Van Buren County, Iowa.
"To Mr. and Mrs. Bobbitt there have been born six children, namely: Charles E. Bobbitt, John F. Bobbitt, who died in infancy, Lewis E. Bobbitt, William M. Bobbitt, , George D. Bobbitt and an infant son who died unnamed. The eldest son, Charles is attending the academy at Weeping Water; the other children are at home with their parents. They are being carefully reared and will be given the education suitable to their station in life as the off spring of one of the leading citizens of Southern Nebraska."
The family of Theodore Newton and Amelia (Phillips) Bobbitt was:
Charles Everett Bobbitt born Sep. 11, 1869
John Bobbitt born Jun. 2, 1871
Lewis Edgar Bobbitt born Jun. 4, 1872
William M. Bobbitt born Oct. 24, 1875
George Douglas Bobbitt born Oct. 31, 1878
Unnamed infant son born Sep. 6, 1888
Charles Everett Bobbitt married Ruby may Simmons Jun. 8, 1904
John Bobbitt single died young Jul. 4, 1871
Lewis Edgar Bobbitt married Winnie Foreman
William M. Bobbitt married Belle Burns
George Douglas Bobbitt married Orpha Rouse
In volumes five and seven of Nebraska History there are several articles written by Theodore Newton Bobbitt. In the fall of 1873, the Eagle Grange was formed in Cass County. T. N. Bobbitt was Master and Ed Post Secretary.
Theodore Newton Bobbitt died at the age of 96 and was the oldest living legislator and one of the oldest pioneers in Nebraska. He died on February 1, 1940 at the age of 96 years, 11 months, and 8 days. He was buried in the family cemetery in Alvo, Nebraska. Amelia Bobbitt died on December 31, 1911. After the death of Amelia, Theodore Bobbitt lived with his son, Charles E. Bobbitt in Lincoln, Nebraska.