||Frances (Taylor) Madison is an ancestor of a US President/Vice President|
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Grandmother of James Madison, 4th President of the United States
Ambrose Madison married Frances Taylor, daughter of Col. James Taylor Jr. and Martha Thompson Taylor on 24 Aug 1721 in King and Queen County, Virginia. The Madison family moved to the plantation in 1732 after a house had been built and tobacco cultivation had started. They had several children, and their oldest son was James Madison, Sr., the future father of U.S. President James Madison.
James Sr’s two younger sisters, Frances and Elizabeth married into substantial families. Frances Madison wed first Taverner Beale and second Jacob Hite. Elizabeth Madison wed first john Willis and second Richard Beale. 
Frances' husband died at age 36 after a short illness, on August 27, 1732. She was left with a large plantation and 29 slaves. She never remarried.
Frances was born 30 Aug 1700. She died Nov 1761 in Mount Pleasant, Orange County, Virginia from smallpox and was buried Nov 1761 in Madison Family Cemetery.
"Frances, wife of Ambrose Madison, departed this life October 25, 1761 and was interred the Sunday following at Montpelier, in Orange. Her funeral sermon was preached on Wednesday, the 30th of December..”
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