- James Madison, Sr.
James Madison, Sr. (Orange County,
Virginia, March 27, 1723– Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia, February 27, 1801) was a colonel in the American Revolutionary Warand the owner of a tobacco plantation in Orange County, Virginia. He was the son of Ambrose Madisonand wife Frances Taylor, and the father of President James Madison.
He married Eleanor Rose Conway (Port Conway, Caroline County,
Virginia, January 9, 1731– Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia, February 11, 1829) and they had twelve children:
* Francis Madison (1753–1800)
* Ambrose Madison (1755–1793)
* Catlett Madison (1758–1758)
* Nelly Conway Madison (1760–1802)
* William 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)
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