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John Madison

John Madison
Born 1663
Died ?
Children Ambrose Madison

John Madison, Jr. (1663–?) was a sheriff and major landowner in Colonial Virginia.[1] He is the father of Ambrose Madison, the grandfather of James Madison, Sr., and the great-grandfather of President James Madison.

Early life and marriage

John was born in 1663 in St. Stephen's Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia to John Madison, Sr. and Marie Ambrose. He married Isabella Minor Todd, a widow, in about 1692.[2]


  1. ^ The William and Mary College Quarterly “JSTOR”, Retrieved 31 March 2014
  2. ^ John Madison, Jr. (c.1660 - c.1725) “GENi”, Retrieved 31 March 2014
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