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John Madison + Isabella Minor ToddJames Taylor Jr. + Martha ThompsonEdwin I. Conway II + Elizabeth ThorntonJohn Catlett V + Elizabeth Gaines
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Ambrose Madison1/27/1698 -- 8/27/1732avatar
Frances Taylor8/30/1700 -- 11/25/1761avatar
Francis Conway04/15/1696 -- 04/12/1773avatar
Rebecca Catlett1702 -- bef 6 MAR 1760avatar
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James Madison, Sr.

Birth3/27/1723
 
Org.1774 Committee of Safety, Member
Death2/27/1801
 
Grave
Aged: 77.9 years
Christened April 20, 1723 St. Marks Parish; James and his son James Jr., became members of the Orange County Committee of Safety. James Sr. was in charge of the Militia.
-- Madison Genealogy, Meade II, 96 & St Marks Parish 144- 147

James was Chairman of the Orange County ( VA ) revolutionary committee.
-- Encyclopedia Americana

A Colonel and fought in Virginia.
-- 1774 DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition Part II, page 1876

The Madisons were reared in the Church of England. Col. Madison was a vestryman of St Thomas parish, Orange County VA from 1769 until his death.
-- Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden, Virginia Genealogies, A Genealogy of The Glassell Family, #975.5, D2 located at the Mesa Family History Center, Mesa AZ

The Madison home Montpelier, the main house, was built by James, Sr. about 1760. The land was passed down by his Grandfather, James Taylor II. Taylor staked a claim of more than 5,000 acres in 1716 as one of Governor Spotswood's Knights of the Golden Horseshoe; these men were the first to explore the Virginia frontier.
-- Cass R. Sandak, The Madisons, Macmillan Publishing County 1992
-- Courtesy of the Taylor-Dabney-Thompson-Madison Genealogy

Eleanor Rose Nellie Conway

Birth1/9/1729
Death2/11/1829
 
Grave
Aged: 100.1 years
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1

James 

3/16/17496/28/1836  VA, King George Co, Port Conway Dollie Payne 
2+

Francis 

18 JUN 17535 APR 1800  VA, Orange Co Susanna Bell 
3+

Ambrose 

01/27/17551794  VA, Orange Co Mary Willis Lee 
4

Eleanor Conway "Nelly" 

14 FEB 176024 DEC 1802  VA, Orange Co Isaac Hite Jr. 
5+

William Taylor 

05/05/176207/20/1843  VA, Orange Co, Montpelier Frances Throckmorton 
6+

Sarah 

17 AUG 17641843  VA, Orange Co Thomas Macon 
7+

Frances Taylor 

4 OCT 17745 NOV 1823  VA, Orange Co, Montpelier Estate Robert Henry Rose 
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  1. Findagrave Eleanor Rose "Nellie" Conway Madison
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