Col. James Madison, Sr. was born 27 March 1723 in Orange County, Virginia, USA to Ambrose Madison (1696-1732) and Frances Taylor (1700-1761) and died 27 February 1801 Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia of unspecified causes. He married Eleanor Rose (Nelly) Conway (1731-1829) 15 September 1749 .


Offspring of Col. James Madison, Sr. and Eleanor Rose (Nelly) Conway (1731-1829)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Madison (1751-1836) 16 March 1751 Port Conway, Virginia, United States 28 June 1836 Montpelier, Virginia, United States Dolley Payne (1768-1849)
Francis Taylor Madison (1753-1800)
Ambrose Madison (1755-1793)
Catlett Madison (1758-1758)
Nelly Conway Madison (1760-1802)
William Taylor Madison (1762-1843)
Sarah Catlett Madison (1764-1843)
unnamed child (1766-1766)
Elizabeth Madison (1768-1775)
unnamed child (1770-1770)
Reuben Madison (1771-1775)
Frances Taylor Madison (1774-1823)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • Not known whether year was Old Style, but probably was.

Madison Families website says he was born and baptized in "King and Queen County (later Caroline County), Virginia".

† Baptism

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