Thomas Madison

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Thomas Madison
Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia
Personal details
Augusta County, Virginia
Died1798 (51-53)

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.[1] He was a second cousin to United States President James Madison.

He was one of the 13 signers of the Fincastle Resolutions in 1775.[2] 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.


  1. ^ "To James Madison from the Reverend James Madison, [ca. 1 October] 1787". National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "The Fincastle Resolutions" (PDF). The Smithfield Review. Retrieved November 7, 2018.