|Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia|
Augusta County, Virginia
Thomas Madison (1746–1798) was a soldier and politician in Revolutionary-era Virginia.
He was born in Augusta County, Virginia, the son of John and Agatha (Strother) Madison; his brothers included Governor George Madison and the Reverend James Madison. He was a second cousin to United States President James Madison.
He was one of the 13 signers of the Fincastle Resolutions in 1775. He served as sheriff of Augusta County and as a commissary during the 1776 expedition against the Cherokees. His wife was Susanna Henry, sister of Virginia governor Patrick Henry.
- "To James Madison from the Reverend James Madison, [ca. 1 October] 1787". National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
- "The Fincastle Resolutions" (PDF). The Smithfield Review. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
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