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John Madison, II

Birthplace: Saint Stephens Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: Died in King and Queen County, Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of John Madison, I and Marie Madison
Husband of Isabella Minor Madison
Father of Ann Stodgill; Mary Alice Brockman; Catherine Gaines; Elizabeth Ann Penn; Ambrose Henry Madison and 8 others
Brother of Thomas Madison; Edward Madison; Jane Madison; Mary Byrd; mary Madison and 1 other

Occupation: Sheriff of King & Queen County, Virginia; Sheriff 1704, 1714
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About John Madison, II

Great Grandfather of President Madison


1663 - AFT 1717

ID Number: I11082

OCCUPATION: Sheriff Of K&Q Co. VA 1704

RESIDENCE: St. Stephen Parish, K&Q Co. VA

BIRTH: 1663, St. Stephen's Parish, K&Q, VA

DEATH: AFT 1717, St. Stephen Parish, K & Q Co. VA

RESOURCES: See: [S273] [S650] [S1989] [S2481]

Father: John MADISON I

Mother: Marie AMBROSE (WIDOW)

Family 1 : Isabella Minor? TODD?



+Ambrose MADISON

+Elizabeth Ann MADISON



+Eleanor MADISON




A land patent to William Lea in 1714 indicates he may have owned and run a mill. Military service: Sheriff of King and Queen Co. VA Source for his group sheet: "Hawkeye Heritage" Iowa Genealogy Soc. In The Compendium Of American Genealogy,page 340 ( volume ?) it lists "7-John, m. Isabel Minor Todd. also unk Madison child b abt 1706.

1704 VA Rent Rolls: Maddison Jno King & Queen County, 1704

He was sheriff of King and Queen Co VA from 1685 to 1715.


married in King and Queen Co VA


from many genforum messages:

He seems to be John Madison Jr. His father is probably John Maddison/Madison b abt 1625 d 1684-04-04 married Maria Ambrose.


This RootsWeb entry has him as one of the children of John Madison I and Maria Ambrose. It shows his children with Isabella as

1. Henry Madison 1681 King & Queen Co VA

2. Thomas Madison c1694 King & Queen Co VA

3. Eleanor Madison c1694 King & Queen Co VA

4. Elizabeth Madison c1696 King & Queen Co VA

5. John Madison III c1698 King & Queen Co VA

6. Ambrose Madison c1700 King & Queen Co VA

7. Unknown Madison c1700 King & Queen Co VA

8. Jean Madison c1700 King & Queen Co VA

9. James Madison c1707 King & Queen Co VA

10. Roger Madison c1714 VA

2 Thomas married Susannah Henry. children:

2.1. Sarah Madison 1719

[is this right?]

3 Eleanor Mary married James Coleman. children:

3.1. Ambrose Coleman c1740

5 John Madison III known as "the Clerk" married Eliza Minor. children:

5.1. Humphrey Madison b: 1730

John III then married Agatha Strother. children:

5.2. Thomas Madison born Hanover Co. VA

5.3. Elizabeth "Eliza" Madison 1765?

5.4. James Madison 1749-08-27

5.5. George Madison 1766?

5.6. Rowland Madison 1759

5.7. Margaret Madison

5.8. William Strother Madison

5.9. Gabriel Madison

6 Ambrose Madison married Frances Taylor. children:

6.1. James Madison 1723-03-27 Spotsylvania Co VA d 1801-02-29 (?) Orange Co. VA

6.2. Elizabeth Madison 1724-06-14

6.3. Frances Madison 1726-03-06

[Frances Taylor's brother Zachary was the grandfather of President Zachary Taylor]

6.1 James married 1749-09-11 Eleanor Rose Conway 1732-01-09 Port Conway VA. children:

6.1.1. [President] James Madison 1751-03-05 Port Conway, King George Co VA d 1836-06-28 Orange Co VA

6.1.2. Francis Madison 1753-06-18

6.1.3. Ambrose Madison 1753-01-27

6.1.4. Catlett Madison 1758-02-10

6.1.5. Eleanor Conway "Nellie" Madison 1760-02-14 Montpelier, Orange Co VA

6.1.6. William Taylor Madison 1762-05-01

6.1.7. Sarah Catlett Madison 1764-08-17

6.1.8. Frances Taylor Madison 1774-10-04

6.2 Elizabeth married John Willis. children:

6.2.1. Mary Madison Willis (1745-12-18) married Col William Daingerfield

Elizabeth then married Col Richard Beale. children:

6.2.2. Anne Beale married John W Willis


This page has a large number of descendants of John II Madison. Its list of children for him does not include 4 Elizabeth or 8 Jean from the list above. 7 Unknown is given as Eleanor.


Another researcher has written that 7 Unknown is Mary Madison 1701 d 1776 m 1731 Samuel Brockman.

My 8th great-grandfather--He was also great-grandfather of President James Madison, author of the United States Constitution

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John Madison, II's Timeline

Saint Stephens Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 5
Essex County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 23
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 24
Surry County, Virginia Colony
Age 25
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 36
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 38
Age 40
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 40
King and Queen, Virginia, United States