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James Madison

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James Madison

4th U.S. President


    Ambrose Madison

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    • Grandfather of James Madison — 3rd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 17 Jan 1696 
    • Birth Location:
    • Orange County, Virginia 
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    • Death Date:
    • 27 Aug 1732 
    • Death Location:
    • Montpelier Plantation, Orange Co., Virginia  
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    • Burial Location:
    • Montpelier Plantation, Orange Co., Virginia  
    • Marriage Date:
    • 24 Aug 1721 
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    • Notes: 
    • Killed by three angry slaves who poisoned him in his sleep. He died on his estate which would later be known as Montpelier.

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  • Sources for Ambrose Madison

    • 2 Casey, Albert Eugene, Southern Taylor Families, 1607-1830, Birmingham, Alabama: Published and bound privately for the Amite County Historical Fund (1958 ), 133.
    • 3 Meade, Bishop, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Vol. II, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. (1857), 97.
    • 5 Tyler, Lyon G., ed., William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 09, Richmond, VA: Whittet & Shepperson (1901), 38-39.
    • 6 Watson, Annah Robinson, Of Sceptred Race, Memphis, TN: Early Printing and Publishing Company (1910), 164.