Charles Allen inherited Henrico County, Va. land from his father Julius Allen,Sr. in a will Julius wrote in 1777, but was destroyed by war, and was resubmitted to the Henrico County, Va. court in 1786. [This particular Charles Allen should NOT be confused with an elder Charles Allen of Goochland and later Lun. Co. Va.] In 1773 Charles Allen deeded to Isham Allen 310 acres on "Great Branch" by Matthews' spring, adj. Julius Allen and Isham Allen. [Henrico County Courthouse records.] By his father's will, he inherited "the rest of his father's land over the new road and House lot # 52 in Richmond, Va.Also the rest of the Powhite tract adj. [brother] John Allen. Charles Allen moved to Mecklenburg Co., Va. about 1780. Henrico Deed book 1, page 282:Charles Allen, formerly of Henrico, now of Meck. Co., Va. to David Ross of Fluvanna, and Thomas Pleasants of Henrico, merchants, and partners of "David Ross and Co."1780 deed which was destroyed by "invasion."Two tracts:one with 269 acres and one with 600 acres.Price 33,000 pounds. First tract at Bottoms Bridge Road on east, adj Julius Allen and Thomas Bethel on south, John Warriner, deceased, on west, John Spears and James Price (late Richard Williamson, deceased).Other tract:John Allen on west, Jos. Lewis, Nich., Jos. Valentine, Jesse Hogg on south, Jos. Mayo on East, Isaac Younghusband and Littleberry Allen on north, the tracts were inherited from father Julius Allen.[No wife relinquished dower rights that I could find, but that may have been destroyed as well and never resubmitted.] Charles Allen's April 10, 1786 will of Mecklenburg Co. Va.: To son Achilles - whole estate.If son dies without heir, estate to be equally divided between Lewis Buckner Allen, son of David Allen, and John Hunt, son of Nathaniel Hunt.Executors:my friend David Allen, Nathaniel Hunt, Wm. Thompson, and Thomas Greenwood.Wits:John P. Smith, Stephen Jones, Susanna Smith.Proved June 25, 1792.