James Madison

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James Madison

4th U.S. President


    Mary Gaines

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandmother of James Madison
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    • 15 
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    • ABT 1652 
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    • England 
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    • There is some disagreement as to whether John Catlett's wife was named Elizabeth or Mary. Older sources point to Elizabeth while more contemporary sources believe it is Mary.

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  • Sources for Mary Gaines

    • 1 The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Virginia Historical Society, JAN 1932, Vol. 40, No. 1, Page 94, JSTOR (Digital Library).
    • 3 Hayden, Rev. Horace Edwin, Virginia Genealogies: A Genealogy of the Glassell Family of Scotland and Virginia, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: E. B. Yordy, Printer (1891), 244, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 4 King, George Harrison Sanford, Marriages of Richmond County, Virginia 1668-1853, Fredericksburg, Virginia: G.H.S. King (1964), 248.
    • 5 Meade, Bishop, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Vol. II, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. (1857), 96, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 7 Stubbs, William Carter, A History of Two Virginia Families Transplanted from County Kent, England: Thomas Baytop, Tenterden, 1638 and John . . ., New Orleans, Louisiana: Unknown (1918), 17, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 8 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, editor, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography: Vol I, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1915), 206, Google Books (Digital Library).