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James L Madison (abt. 1785)

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James L Madison
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Warren Co, Kentuckymap
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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The name of James L Madison is only known through his marriage record.
Birth and death are unknown.
A wild guess at birth would be about 1785, based on following:
Birth is clearly before 1802, since had to be at least 13 yrs old to be married. And his wife Catherine is rumored to be born in 1788.

Warren County Marriage Index 1797-1870 (Books A & B only)
Marriage: 1/17/1815
Index: A164


Possible census records are listed here, since there are rumors of James and Catherine living in Pike County, Illinois.
Notice the ages in these census. It suggests two completely different couples.
It is possible that James and James are father and son, or at least related.
1830 United States Federal Census
---Too young to be James and Catherine… possibly son---
Name: James Madison
[James Maddison] Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Pike, Illinois
1 - Males - Under 5:
1 - Males - 5 thru 9:
1 - Males - 20 thru 29: … [born 1801-1810]
1 - Females - Under 5:
1 - Females - 5 thru 9:
1 - Females - 20 thru 29: … [born 1801-1810]
Total: 6
1840 United States Federal Census about James D Madison
---NOT VERIFIED as James and Catherine---
Name: James D Madison
[James W Madison]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Pike, Illinois
1 - Males - Under 5:
1 - Males - 5 thru 9:
1 - Males - 10 thru 14:
1 - Males - 50 thru 59: … [born 1781-1790]
2 - Females - 5 thru 9:
1 - Females - 40 thru 49: … [born 1791-1800]
Total: 7


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