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James Madison, Sr.

Death: Feb 27, 1801

Birthplace: Orange County

Nationality: United States

James Madison, Sr.

Date of Death : Feb 27, 1801
Birth Place : Orange County

James Madison, Sr. was a prominent Virginia planter, who served as a colonel in the militia during the American Revolutionary War. He inherited Mount Pleasant, later known as Montpelier, a large tobacco plantation in Orange County, Virginia and, with the acquisition of more property, had 5,000 acres and became the largest landowner in the county. He was father to U.S. President James Madison, who inherited what he called Montpelier.

Children


  • James Madison
  • Elizabeth Madison
  • Frances Taylor Madison
  • Nelly Conway Madison
  • Francis Madison
  • Sarah Catlett Madison
  • Ambrose Madison
  • Catlett Madison
  • Reuben Madison
  • William Taylor Madison
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