Charles Allen III is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor. NSSAR Ancestor #: PXXXXXX Rank: Private
DAR-number = A001398
Rev. War pension # No. S17819
During the Revolution he, "...as 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..."
Name: Charles Allen
Event Place: Laurens county, Laurens, South Carolina, United States
"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."
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↑ "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ( : 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.).
↑ 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.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Charles by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Charles: