DNA Ancestors View for James Madison Jr.

Here is how James Madison Jr. inherited his yDNA Y chromosome, xDNA X chromosome and mtDNA mitochondrial DNA. (For auDNA autosomal DNA see James's full family tree.)   more information Help



Y Chromosome

The Y chromosome is passed down from father to son. Here are James's direct paternal line ancestors.   more information Help

James Madison Sr. descendants (27 Mar 1723 - 27 Feb 1801) [confident]
  Ambrose Madison descendants (17 Jan 1696 - 27 Aug 1732) [confident]
    John Madison Jr descendants (1663 - abt 1728) [confident]
      John Madison Sr descendants (abt 1625 - 16 Apr 1683) [confident]
        [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
          [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              [Sixth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
                [Seventh Great-Grandfather Unknown]

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA is passed down from mother to child. Here are James's direct maternal line ancestors.   more information Help

Eleanor Rose Conway descendants (09 Jan 1731 - 11 Feb 1829) [confident]
  Rebecca Catlett descendants (27 Dec 1702 - 17 May 1761) [confident]
    Elizabeth Gaines descendants (abt 1658 - 1730)
      Margaret Bernard descendants (1625 - abt 1690)
        [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              [Sixth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
                [Seventh Great-Grandmother Unknown]

X Chromosome

Males inherit one X chromosome from their mother. Females inherit one from their mother and one from their father. Here are seven generations of ancestors who could have contributed to James's X DNA and their approximate average percentage of contribution. These are adapted from Blaine Bettinger's X-DNA charts.   more information Help

  100% — Eleanor Rose Conway descendants (09 Jan 1731 - 11 Feb 1829) [confident]
    50% — Francis Conway descendants (15 Sep 1696 - aft 12 Apr 1733) [confident]
      50% — Elizabeth Thornton descendants (03 Jan 1674 - 02 Dec 1732) [confident]
        25% — Francis Thornton descendants (05 Nov 1652 - aft 10 May 1726)
          25% — Elizabeth Rowland descendants (abt 1627 - abt 1655) [confident]
            12.5% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              12.5% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            12.5% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
        25% — Alice Savage descendants (abt 1653 - 05 Jun 1695)
          12.5% — Anthony Savage descendants (bef 1623 - abt 1695) [confident]
            12.5% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          12.5% — Sarah Constable descendants (16 Mar 1617 - ) [confident]
            6.25% — Francis Constable descendants (14 May 1592 - 01 Aug 1647)
              6.25% — Margery Barker descendants (abt 1570 - 21 May 1634)
            6.25% — Alice Owen descendants (1595 - 04 Aug 1647)
              3.125% — Richard Owen descendants (abt 1560 - )
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
    50% — Rebecca Catlett descendants (27 Dec 1702 - 17 May 1761) [confident]
      25% — John Catlett V descendants (1645 - aft 18 Nov 1724)
        25% — Elizabeth Underwood descendants (1622 - aft 29 Apr 1672)
          12.5% — William Underwood descendants (abt 1606 - 1637)
            12.5% — Alice Papworth descendants (27 Apr 1589 - 1649)
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          12.5% — Margaret Unknown descendants (1605 - bef 14 Oct 1669)
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
      25% — Elizabeth Gaines descendants (abt 1658 - 1730)
        12.5% — Daniel Gaines descendants (1614 - abt 1684)
          12.5% — Blanch Kemis descendants (abt 1590 - abt 1634)
            6.25% — Henry Kemeys descendants (1580 - ) [confident]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            6.25% — Blanche Morgan descendants (1592 - ) [confident]
              3.125% — Thomas Morgan descendants (1540 - 1603)
              3.125% — Catherine Herbert descendants (1542 - 1647)
        12.5% — Margaret Bernard descendants (1625 - abt 1690)
          6.25% — [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          6.25% — [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]

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