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Sarah Bacon (Allen) McNees (1769 - 1854)

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Sarah Bacon "Sally" McNees formerly Allen aka Saxon
Born in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Feb 1787 in South Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 26 Jan 2020 | Created 12 Sep 2014 | Last significant change: 26 Jan 2020
15:39: Sarah Sharpless edited the Biography for Sarah Bacon (Allen) McNees (1769-1854). [Thank Sarah for this]
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When Sarah 'Sally' Allen was born on June 29, 1769, in Laurens, South Carolina, her father, Charles, was 25, and her mother, Lucy, was 25. She married Capt Lewis Washington Saxon and they had 14 children together. She then married Robert McNeese sometime between 1840 & 1850 in Laurens, South Carolina; Robert died before 1850. She died on May 26, 1854, in her hometown, having lived a long life of 84 years, and was buried there.


  • Family History
  • Year: 1790; Census Place: Laurens, South Carolina; Series: M637; Roll: 11; Page: 448; Image: 267; Family History Library Film: 0568151
  • Year: 1800; Census Place: Laurens District, South Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 50; Page: 46; Image: 97; Family History Library Film: 181425
  • Year: 1810; Census Place: Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: 61; Page: 196; Image: 00036; Family History Library Film: 0181420
  • 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Laurens, South Carolina; Page: 29; NARA Roll: M33_121; Image: 66
  • 1830; Census Place: Laurens, South Carolina; Series: M19; Roll: 169; Page: 213; Family History Library Film: 0022503
  • Year: 1840; Census Place: Laurens, South Carolina; Page: 70
  • Year: 1850; Census Place: Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: M432_855; Page: 293B; Image: 187
  • Des. Of Dan. Martin (1745-1829) of Laurens co., SC. By Christine South Gee. [n.p.] 1963. (99p.): 95, vol 115 pg 239
  • Book Title: Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 158 : 1920
  • Arnold, W. H.. The Arnold family. Texarkana, Ark.: West Pub. Co., 1935. pgs 155-158
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR Membership 53351
  • Will of Lucy Smith. Laurens Co., SC, WB 2 (transcribed and typed), pp. 97-98, w. 9 Feb 1826, no notation of when the will was proved. Recorded in WB F, p. 250, Bdl. 63, Pkg. 10. Digital image at -

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