|John Madison + Isabella Minor Todd||James Taylor Jr. + Martha Thompson||Edwin I. Conway II + Elizabeth Thornton||John Catlett V + Elizabeth Gaines|
James Madison, Sr.
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.
A Colonel and fought in Virginia.
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.
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.
Eleanor Rose Nellie Conway
This person has 33 descendants recorded online here. (Last updated 4-5-2016 12:00 AM)
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