John Madison

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John Madison
Born 1663
Died ?
Children Ambrose Madison

John Madison, Jr. (1663–?) was a sheriff and major landowner in Colonial Virginia.[1] He is the father of Ambrose Madison, the grandfather of James Madison, Sr., and the great-grandfather of President James Madison.

Early life and marriage[edit]

John was born in 1663 in St. Stephen's Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia to John Madison, Sr. and Marie Ambrose. He married Isabella Minor Todd, a widow, in about 1692.[2]


  1. ^ The William and Mary College Quarterly “JSTOR”, Retrieved 31 March 2014
  2. ^ John Madison, Jr. (c.1660 - c.1725) “GENi”, Retrieved 31 March 2014