Madison Ice

Madison Ice (abt. 1850 - abt. 1920)

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Madison "Matt, Mad" Ice
Born about in Monroe, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Jun 1906 in Spencer, Indianamap
[children unknown]
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified 28 Jul 2019 | Created 4 Dec 2017
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Madison was born about 1850. He was the son of George Ice and Mahala Brown.

Madison Ice married Mary Anne Osbanne.[1]

Madison Ice had a peg leg, said to be the result of a war injury (but no military record found). He was nicknamed "Uncle Mad" not only because he was Madison but also because he had a great sense of humor. Melvin's wife Mary was said to be a "sourpuss.""[2]

1880 census shows Madison Ice, 28y, living at home with his parents. His listed as "crippled."

1906. Marriage to Mary A. (Reck) Lindsey in Spencer County Indiana. NOTE: this was the 5th marriage for Mary (age 57) and the first marriage for Madison Ice (age 56). After Madison dies in 1920, Mary (now age 71) will marry for a 6th time to Alfred Black.

1910 census shows Madison Ice 58y, living with his wife Mary 61y, on his farm located in Ohio Township, Spencer County Indiana.

He died in 1920.

  • Residence (1860) Ohio Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States
  • Residence (1870) Indiana, United States
  • Residence (1880) Ohio, Spencer, Indiana, United States
  • Residence (16 Jun 1906) , Spencer,
  • Residence (1910) Ohio, Spencer, Indiana, United States
  • Burial (1920) Pleasant Valley,, Spencer Co, Indiana
  • Residence (1920) Rockport Ward 3, Spencer, Indiana, United States
  • From death Source; Birth Date: 22 Sep 1850, Ohio; Death: 26 Sep 1920, Ohio, Spencer, Indiana, USA.


  1. Descendants of Freidericke IAAC, 2003, by Billy Lynn Cunningham, Pine Grove WV
  2. Interview recorded in 1992 with Elva Schell, a granddaughter of Madison's brother Harvey Ice
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 August 2017), George Ice, Ohio, Spencer, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 47, sheet 109D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0311; FHL microfilm 1,254,311.
  • "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Madison Ice and Mary A Osborne, 16 Jun 1906; citing Spencer, Indiana, United States, various county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,321,776.

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