Charles was born in 1740 in New Kent County, VA, the son of Samuel Saxon but his mother is unknown.
He died on 7 OCT 1816 in Buffalo, Erie, New York.
His wife was Mary Washingon Lewis, who he married in 1759 in New Kent County, VA. Their nine known children were Charles jr (c1760-?), Joshua (c1760-?), Yancey (c1760-?), Polly (c1760-?), Sarah (c1760-?), Tabithaa (c1760-?), Hugh (1754-1805), Lewis Washington (1761-1813) and Mahoah (1778-?).
|Death||7 OCT 1816||
The Heritage of Elmore County,Alabama page 485
By 1768, Charles Saxon joined the Regulators in Orange County, North Carolina. The Regulators protested high fees and taxes and agitated violenty for governmenent reform. After being defeated in battle by Governor Tryon's militia, some of the Regulators were tried, convicted and hanged. Charles and others were forece to leave North Carolina.
Charles Saxon moved to Lauren District South Carlina, about 1773, where he became an officer in the Revolutionary Army and also supplied provisions for the troops. After the war, he became a justice of the pease. His brother, Samuel Saxon, was a member of the convention that ratified the United States Constitution in 1788.
|Source:||The Heritage of Elmore County,Alabama|
|Authors:||researched and copied by Sue Brasel Nov 2008|
|Publisher:||Prattsville Public Library Prattsville, Al|