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Charles Allen
Born in Virginia

Charles Allen was born 1730 in Hanover Co. VA., and died 8 December, 1807 in Warren Co. NC.

From Virginia Families page 669 state; Charles Allen was in the French and Indian wars from Lunenburg, 1758, and a gentleman Justice of that county until he moved to NC., and was in the 2nd and 5th Regiments of the Continental Line from that state.

Charles married about 1752 to Nancy Ann Vincent, born 1735 either Va., or NC., and died 1815 Warren Co. NC. Daughter of William Vincent.

At least two sons of Charles Allen were Revolutionary Soldier as were their father. See SAR and Pension records, for detailed information.

All of the children of Charles Allen and Nancy Ann Vincent are not known.

1. John Allen, born 1753 VA.
2. Ann Allen, born about 1756 VA.
3. Charles Allen, born 8 March, 1758 VA., died 1848 in TN., He was a Pvt. in the Revolution. Married Patty Jenkins
4. Vincent Allen, born 1760 Lunenburg Co. VA.
5. James Allen, born about 1762 VA.
6. William Allen, born about 1764


Vincent Allen
Son of Charles Allen

Vincent Allen, born 1760 in Virginia and died April, 1836 in Warren Co. NC. He was a Revolutionary Soldier from North Carolina.

From Genealogies of Virginia. Vincent Allen was the son of Charles Allen and Ann Vincent who descends from William Vincent.

Vincent married Mary Bowdoin/Bowdon, daughter of John Bowdoin and Judith Farrar of Mecklenburg Co. VA. Judith died in Warren Co. NC., 1826 and her will is on file, naming her daughter Mary as wife of Vincent Allen.

Mary Allen died in 1850 and may have applied for a widow's pension. I have not checked the pension records on Vincent Allen.

Children of Vincent and Mary Allen are:

1. John Allen born 1794 Warren Co. NC., went to TN., and married in Bedford Co. to Nancy Caroline Morton. He died in Hardeman Co. TN. in 1881.
2. Susan Allen, born 1798 Warren Co., died 1871 NC.
3. Nancy Allen, born ? Warren Co.
4. Edmund Allen, born 12 July, 1799 Warren Co.
5. Tabitha Allen, born Warren Co. NC.
6. Joseph Farrar Allen, born 1801 NC., died 1889 Vance, NC.
7. Agnes Allen, born 1804 NC., married 1837 to Richard Kearney
8. Turner Allen, born 1 June, 1806 Warren Co., died 11 July, 1869 Warren Co. He married Martha Montgomery. Turner and Martha "Betsy" are listed on the 1850 census of Warren Co. with 10 children in Household # 8, page 7.


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