Bobbitt Other Info
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Izard County, Arkansas

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my sister-in-law's mother was a Bobbitt.
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Combs Cem., Izard Co.
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Baxter co. was Marion co before that it was Izard co.
The following is taken from an old Izard County Historian dated
Jan 1980:
"Elisha Bennett Dowdle was married 3 times.
His first wife was Mary Polly Smith.  Their children were:
Martha, b. 1847, md. Thomas J. Cooper; Mary, born 1849, md. Frank Fowler;
William (Jack) Jackson, b. 1853, md. Lizzie McCuller;
Ruth Amanda E., b. 1855, md. James Danial Lawrence;
James Robert, b. 1859, d. 1870 or 1880. 
Nancy Lucinda, b. 1863, md. David Freeman.

Elisha's second marriage was to RACHEL COBB BOBBITT.
Children: John, Jessie, Thomas, Fannie, Nettie and Elisha Baxter.    

Third marriage was to Susan Clark.
One child, Nora Jane, md. Thomas Bennett Smith."

According to another researcher:  "During the Civil War, Thomas Jefferson Cooper was in Alabama
where the Dowdle family was.  He married Martha Dowdle.
At one time, Elisha B. Dowdle was in the Big Pond Community, in what was then Sanford County, now Lamar County, Alabama
RACHEL had been married to ALLEN BOBBITThttp://genforum.genealogy.com/bobbitt/messages/55.html http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?izard::bobbitt::357.html It was 2nd marriages for both her and Allen.
1880 Census for Izard County, Arkansas; Mill Creek Township:   #25/25: 
FOWLER, Newton F.       farmer          30           	Ala/SC/SC
Mary L. Bobbitt        	wife            32          	Ala/SC/SC 
	(Mary Dowdle, dau. of Elisha Bennett & Mary "Polly" Smith)                      
James M.       		son             11 		Ala/Ala/Ala                      
Alena R.A.    		dau              9          	Ark/Ala/Ala                     
William D.      	son              7 		Ark/Ala/Ala                      
Kizziah E.       	dau              4 		Ark/Ala/Ala                     
Robert             	son             8/12       	Ark/Ala/Ala 
James BOBBITT,        Boarder           10        	Ala/SC/SC            farm laborer
1900 Census for Izard County, Arkansas; Mill Creek Township: #48/51:
Babitt age 48
Babitt age 84
James G. Bobitt,     Head             4/1862         (38)   md. 15 yr. farmer      Al/Ga/Al
Mary A.              wife            10/1865         (34)   md. 15 yr  (8) (7)     Ar/Il/SC
Aliax W.             son              7/1886         (13)   S                      Ar/Al/Ar
Maggie S.            dau              8/1890         ( 9)   S                      Ar/Al/Ar
Ethel Z. (Etha)      dau              2/1893         ( 7)   S                      Ar/Al/Ar
BUCK, George H.      boarder          2/1820          (80)  NC/Pa/NC

1900 Izard Co., Arkansas; Mill Creek Township:  #84/89: (Babit)
Sam J. BOBITT,        head       1/1859           (41)    Md. 15  yr.  farmer   Al/Al/Al
        Fannie        wife      12/1864           (35)    "    "  (6)  (5)      Ar/Ar/SC
        Bessie B.     dau        9/1888           (11)    S                     Ar/Al/Ar
        Robert L.     son        5/1893           ( 7)    S                     Ar/Al/Ar
        Archie T.     son        1/1895           ( 5)    S                     Ar/Al/Ar
        ( Ella M.     dau        1/1899           ( 1)    S                     Ar/Ala/Ar (Twin)
        (Della R.     dau        1/1899           (1)     S                     Ar/Ala/Ar (Twin)
1910 Census Izard Co    http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/9271/1910ndxA-Z.html 
                                        White River & Mill Creek TWP's

1910 Census for Izard Co., Arkansas; Mill Creek Township:  #157/158:
Jeff T. Cooper                  head      64             (Md. 2)  28 yr farmer     Tn/Tn/Tn
	b: 25 Sep 1845 bur Combs Cem., Izard Co.
Sarah Elizabeth Bobbitt         wife      62             (md.2)   28 yr   (4) (4)  Al/Al/Al
	b: 14 aug 1847 bur Combs Cem., Izard Co.
Minnie Cooper            dau             27             S Ar/Ar/Al
	b: abt 1857 bur Combs Cem., Izard Co.
(Sarah E. Bobbitt, listed above, was 2nd wife of T. Jeff, or Thomas Jefferson Cooper.
She was Sarah Elizabeth Bobbitt , dau. of Allan Bobbitt and wife Mary Harris Bobbitt.)

White River Township:  #16/16:
J.B. Bobbitt       head         45    Md. 24 yrs.    Stone Mason         Al/Ga/Al
                   Mary    wife 45    Md. 24 yrs.  (9) (8)              Ar.Il/Ar
                   Maggie  dau  21    S Ar/Al/Ar
                   Ethel   dau  18    S Ar/Al/Ar
                   Luther  son  16    S Stone Mill                  Ar/Al/Ar
                   Gracie  dau  14    S Ar/Al/Ar
                   Edgar   son  12    S Stone Mill                  Ar/Al/Ar
                   Ether   dau  10    S Ar/Al/Ar
                   Homer   son   7    S Ar/Al/Ar
COOPER, Alvie        boarder         22        S Railroad             Ar/Ar/Al
(Alvie Cooper was son of Sarah Elizabeth Bobbitt and Thos. Jeff. Cooper.)
Combs Cem., Izard Co.

1920 census for Izard Co., Arkansas: #86/85:
Bobitt, Alex            head           21        Md. 1 (1 yr)         farmer Ar/Mo/Mo
        Jeffie          wife           19             		  "        " Ar/Ar/Ga

1-Alex Bobbitt        1920 Census Izard Co., AR
	Thomas Boatmen, - Thurman Boatmen, - 
	D. A. Bobbitt, - Iva A. Bobbitt, - Jeffie Bobbitt, - W. A. Bobbitt, 
	sp: Iva A. _______
        2-D.A. Bobbitt
        2-W.A. Bobbitt
	2-Jeffie Bobbitt
	
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The following is taken from an old Izard County Historian dated Jan 1980:
"Elisha Bennett Dowdle was married 3 times.
His first wife was Mary Polly Smith.  Their children were: 
Martha, b. 1847, md. Thomas J. Cooper; Mary, born 1849, md. Frank Fowler;
William (Jack) Jackson, b. 1853, md. Lizzie McCuller; 
Ruth Amanda E., b. 1855, md. James Danial Lawrence; 
James Robert, b. 1859, d. 1870 or 1880.  
Nancy Lucinda, b. 1863, md. David Freeman.

Elisha's second marriage was to RACHEL COBB BOBBITT.
Children: John, Jessie, Thomas, Fannie, Nettie and Elisha Baxter.     

Third marriage was to Susan Clark.
One child, Nora Jane, md. Thomas Bennett Smith." 

According to another researcher:  "During the Civil War, Thomas Jefferson Cooper 
was in Alabama where the Dowdle family was.  He married Martha Dowdle.
At one time, Elisha B. Dowdle was in the Big Pond Community, in what was then 
Sanford County, now Lamar County, Alabama.  RACHEL had been married to ALLEN BOBBITT.  
It was 2nd marriages for both her and Allen.
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