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James Madison

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James Madison

4th U.S. President


    Martha Thompson

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    • Great-grandmother of James Madison — 4th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 11 
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1679 
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    • Death Date:
    • 19 Nov 1762 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Greenfield Cemetery, Orange Co. (now Culpeper Co.), Virginia 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 23 Feb 1699 
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    • Children:

    • Frances Taylor (Ahnentafel No:5 )

      Zachary Taylor

      Erasmus Taylor

    • Notes: 
    • Some sources list Martha as the daughter of Col. William Thompson, son of Sir Roger Thompson. More research is needed to verify her parentage.

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  • Sources for Martha Thompson

    • 1 Publications of the Southern History Association, 1898, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 167.
    • 2 The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Virginia Historical Society, OCT 1946, Vol. 54, No. 4, Page 339.
    • 4 Casey, Albert Eugene, Southern Taylor Families, 1607-1830, Birmingham, Alabama: Published and bound privately for the Amite County Historical Fund (1958 ), 131-132.
    • 7 Watson, Annah Robinson, Of Sceptred Race, Memphis, TN: Early Printing and Publishing Company (1910), 111, 164.
    • 8 Watson, Annah Robinson, Some Notable Families of America, New York: n.p. (1898), 26.