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Allen Gay, born in Northampton county, North . Carolina, 1765, enlisted in Franklin county, North Carolina, June 3, 1781, serving nine months as private in Captain Raiford's Company, Colonel Dick-son's First Regiment North Carolina Militia. Was in the Battle of Eutaw Springs. Allowed a pension on application, September 3, 1832, while a resident of Coweta county, Georgia, where he died June 18, 1847. Married Ann Benton, October 10, 1824, in Henry county, Georgia. In 1853 she was granted a pension at the age of seventy-six., who was granted a pension after his death in 1844, she being eighty years old.
Coweta County chronicles for one hundred years: with an account of the Indians from whom the land was acquired, and some historical papers relating to its acquisition by Georgia, with lineage pages, 1928, page 814