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James Madison

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James Madison

4th U.S. President


    Francis Thornton

    View famous kin of Francis Thornton

    • 2nd Great-grandfather of James Madison — 5th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 26 
    • Birth Date:
    • 5 Nov 1651 
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    • Death Date:
    • AFT 10 May 1726 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 13 Apr 1674 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Richmond County, Virginia 
  • Additional marriages for Francis Thornton


    • Spouse:
    • Jane - - - - - -
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1701

    • Spouse:
    • Ann - - - - - -
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1709

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  • Sources for Francis Thornton

    • 1 Genealogies of Virginia Families: From the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Maga zine, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (2006), 20-21.
    • 2 Publications of the Southern History Association, 1898, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 153.
    • 3 Register of Kentucky State Historical Society, 1927, Vol. 25, No. 75, p. 294.
    • 5 Davis, Lottie Wright, Records of Lewis, Meriwether and Kindred Families; Genealogical Records of Minor, Davis , . . ., Columbia, MO: Artcraft Press (1951), 155.
    • 6 Headley, Robert K., Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 1649-1800, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2003), 350.
    • 7 King, George Harrison Sanford, Marriages of Richmond County, Virginia 1668-1853, Fredericksburg, Virginia: G.H.S. King (1964), 43, 77, 210, 248.
    • 10 Stanard, W. G., "The Thornton Family", The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 2 (October 1895), 90-91.
    • 11 Strother, Edward L., The Strother Family: 300 Years from Virginia to Louisiana, Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press (2002), 9.