||Charles Allen III settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.|
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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..."
|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."
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