Charles Allen III

Charles Allen III (aft. 1764 - 1856)

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Charles Allen III
Born after in Charlotte County, Virginia Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Dec 1782 in Laurens, South Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Laurens County, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Jul 2017 | Created 20 Jan 2014
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Charles Allen III settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.
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Charles Allen III participated in the American Revolution
Charles Allen III is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
Rank: Private

DAR-number = A001398

Rev. War pension # No. S17819


During the Revolution he, " a lad...showed supreme courage in Defiance of Wm. (Bloody Bill) Cunningham, infamous Tory,to prevent capture of patriot, Wm. Hubbs. he was strung-up and left to die. Rescued upon departure of Cunningham. A greater love hath no man. As a volunteer he served two years under General Pickens, Col. Hays and other officers. he was at the Siege of Ninety-Six. Active in scouting until released. one of first Justices of Quorum, Deputized by Committee, to select site for Town of Laurens, SC, Worshipful Master of Palmetto Lodge, buried with Masonic Honors. This memorial dedicated with gratitude May 30, 1972..."

1850 Census

Name: Charles Allen
Event Place: Laurens county, Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 86
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1764
Birthplace: Virginia
House Number: 964
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Charles Allen M 86 Virginia
Susanna Allen F 86 South Carolina
Mamornia Criss F 18 South Carolina

"Judge Charles Allen III Esq. son of Charles Allen, Jr. and Lucy Bacon married Susan Garner and they lived together 68 years [A record then as well as now] He was a Revolutionary Hero and was one of the surveyors of Laurens SC. On the 20th day of Dec. he was appointed to be a Judge of Laurens County Court "for so long as he behaved himself" this was by His Excellency, Governor Charles Pinckey. A large stone erected by the DAR of Laurens County marks the graves of Charles Allen III and his wife Susan Garner Allen."[2]

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  1. "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ([1] : accessed 22 February 2015), Charles Allen, Laurens county, Laurens, South Carolina, United States; citing family 964, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 7248223, Charles Allen, III, Allen Family Cemetery, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA, Plot: on property of Bob Freeman.Find A Grave: Memorial #7248223
  • Sons of the American Revolution Marker, Daniel Morgan Chapter.
  • Daughters of American Revolution Marker, Sullivan Dunklin Chapter.
  • Americans of Royal Descent, Wm. & Mary Quarterly, Vol X, page 267.
  • Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, Family Biographical Information. Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden.

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