Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Maddison

Male Abt 1724 - 1784  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name John Maddison 
    Born Abt 1724  Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1784  "Visses, " Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026317  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Ambrose Maddison,   b. 14 Mar 1699/00, St. Stephen's Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1732, St. Mark's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Frances Taylor,   b. 30 Aug 1700, St. Stephen's Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1761, Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1721  Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agatha Strother,   b. 1728, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1784, "Visses, " Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1745  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F16261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      The Court Order Book for Caroline County, VA, 1740-1746 has an entry for the Court held on 11 May 1744, for John Madison, Gent., who acknowledged his deeds of lease and release of land indented to Elias Daniel. On 8 March 1744/45, Agatha Madison, wife of John Madison, Gent., acknowledged her right to the land her husband sold to Samuel Haws and Elijah Daniel. The last Caroline County, VA, Court Order Book reference to John Madison, Gent., was on 13 September 1745, when John Madison, Gent., and others were ordered to appraise the estate of William Durrett. No other John Madisons appeared in the Caroline County, VA, Court Order Book after this reference.
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      The Augusta Court was formed on December 9, 1745, and John Madison was appointed as the first Clerk. Augusta County, VA. [Augusta County, VA, Court Order Book I, page 1] The first Augusta County, VA, reference of John Madison's wife, Agatha, was in a Deed to Robert McClenachan, Gent., dated December 12, 1745 of 731 acres at the corner of Adam Thompson and John Ramsey and John Harvey. [Augusta County, VA, Deed Book __, page ___) These references show that just as John Madison and Agatha were disappearing from the Caroline County, VA, records, they were appearing in the Augusta County, VA, records and this John Madison was the first Clerk of Augusta County, VA.
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      On June 1, 1751, "John Madison, Gent.," and Agatha, deeded 731 acres to Robert McClenachan, Gent. [Augusta County, VA, Deed Book 3, page 388].