Grave of Col. Abel Kolb
"Grave of Col. Abel Kolb, Born ca. 1750, Commander of Pee Dee Regiment of Gen. Francis Marion's Brigade. Buried near the Pee Dee River, Bennettsville, S.C. Col Kolb was murdered by Tories near here April 26, 1781" Abel Kolb was born circa 1750, one of five children of Peter Kolb and his wife Ann James, daughter of the Reverend Philip James, an early minister of the Welsh Neck Baptist Church.
Abel Kolb and his wife, Sarah James Kolb, had three children - two daughters and a son. The son, James Kolb, died young. The daughters, Ann and Sarah, lived to adulthood and beyond. Ann Kolb married Maj. James Pouncey and left many descendants.