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Ambrose Madison (1796 - 1855)

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Major Ambrose Madison
Born in Woodbury Forest, Madison, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 11 Sep 1819 in Willis Gove, Orange, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Woodbery Forest, Madison, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Feb 2019 | Created 3 Dec 2015
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Biography

Ambrose Madison[1] was born 12 March 1796, the child of William Madison and Fanny Throckmorton. He died 26 Dec 1855 in Woodberry Forest, Madison County, and was buried in the Madison Family Cemetery, Montpelier, Orange, Virginia[2].


Marriage & Issue

Ambrose Madison married Jane Bankhead Willis[3] Madison, daughter of William Willis "Gentleman Billy" and Lucy Taliaferro, on 16 Sep 1819 in Willis Grove, Orange County, Virginia.


Children:
  • Lucy Taliaferro Madison[4] (1820 -1868)
  • Unknown Madison (1821/1825 -1830/1840 Buried in Madison Family Cemetery.)
  • Mary Frances Madison[5] (1822 -1856)
  • William Willis Madison[6] (1826 -1888)
  • Dr. James Ambrose Madison[7] (1828 -1901)
  • Eliza Lewis Madison[8] (1834 -1886)
  • Leila Bankhead Madison[9] (1837 -1870/1900)[10]



Notes

  • U.S Military Academy 1817 in West Point, New York


Sources

  1. pg 57. Descendants of Ambrose Madison, the Grandfather of President James Madison, Jr. http://www.jamesmadisonfamily.com/docs/AmbroseMadison.pdf
  2. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVKH-1CYW : 15 March 2016), Ambrose Madison, 1855; Burial, Montpelier Station, Orange, Virginia, United States of America, Montpelier Estate National Historic Site; citing record ID 33010275, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33010275.
  3. Jane Willis, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938" Detail: "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VP1G-P8B : 5 December 2014), Ambrose Madison and Jane Willis, 11 Sep 1819; citing , , County Courthouse, Orange; FHL microfilm 33,031. Url: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VP1G-P8B
  4. "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VP1P-MTF : 5 December 2014), John Willis and Lucy Madison, 01 Jul 1839; citing , , County Courthouse, Orange; FHL microfilm 33,031.
  5. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVVH-GKVX : 11 July 2016), Mary Frances Madison Marye, 1856; Burial, Montpelier Station, Orange, Virginia, United States of America, Montpelier Estate National Historic Site; citing record ID 7839610, Find a Grave, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Madison-557
  6. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR8D-FV8 : 11 February 2018), Ambrose Madison in entry for William W. Madison and Roberta W. Taliaferro, 08 Sep 1858; citing Mt. Ida, Fauquier, Virginia, reference p21 e10; FHL microfilm 31,635.
  7. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRS6-Z6L : 11 February 2018), Ambrose Madison in entry for James A. Madison and Fannie B. Willis, 18 Apr 1893; citing Orange County, Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,048,467.
  8. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRDS-RZV : 11 February 2018), Ambrose Madison in entry for Thomas D Taliaferro and Eliza L Madison, 01 Jun 1854; citing Madison, Virginia, reference p3 n6; FHL microfilm 32,595.
  9. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRDS-1QS : 11 February 2018), Ambrose Madison in entry for Wm. Pope Dabney and Lula B. Madison, 23 Feb 1856; citing Madison, Virginia, reference p5 n23; FHL microfilm 32,595.
  10. "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X51R-VXH : 11 February 2018), Ambrose Madison in entry for Lelia Madison Dabney, 07 Aug 1911; citing Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, reference cn 1685; FHL microfilm 2,033,679.
  • Ambrose Madison in entry for James A. Madison and Fannie B. Willis, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940" Detail: "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch. Ambrose Madison in entry for James A. Madison and Fannie B. Willis, 18 Apr 1893; citing Orange County, Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,048,467. Url: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRS6-Z6L


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