- Capt. John Madisonabt 1655-1659 - 1725
Facts and Events
Records of John Madison
- 24 September 1680 - John Madison, “ship carpenter, of St. Stephens Parish, New Kent Co., VA”, deeded the land bought by his father in 1678 to Thomas Williamson. (S) Old Rappahannock Co., VA, Deed Book 7, P26.
- 6 February 1682/3, John Maddyson, ship carpenter, signed a power of attorney to Henry Woodnut. (S) Old Rappahannock Co., VA, Deed Book 7, P27.
- 16 April 1683 - John Maddison, Jr. received a land patent of 430 acres in St. Stephens Parish, New Kent Co., VA on the North side of the Mattapony River, adjacent to Robert Bagbie, John Miles, Mr. Chamberland, 300 acres of which was formerly granted to John Madison Sr., deceased, on 18 March 1662 (S) PB 7, P246.
- 1683 - John Madison [and James Taylor] signed a petition of inhabitants of St. Stephen’s Parish requesting action to replace the vestry. (S) Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Fleet, V2, PP449-50.
- 1685 - John Maddison was a mate on the ship “Betty” which carried prisoners from Dorset County, England, to Barbados. The prisoners were convicted rebels who participated in Monmouth’s Rebellion in England.
- 24 June 1687 - Christopher Eastwick wrote his will in which he says John Maddison, mariner, is aboard the ship Betty of London now bound for Barbados, James Quiker master. (S) Barbados Records, Wills and Administrations, by Sanders, V2, P103.
- June 1699 - John Madison and Thomas Perring granted 600 acres. (S) English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records, Louis des Cognets Jr, PP57&62.
- 23 October 1703 - John Madison received a land patent of 300 acres in King William Co., VA on Upper Herring Creek, South East side of Perry’s Swamp. (S) PB 9, P553. (Note: there are multiple deeds of other persons of this time with references to a bridge “a little below” and to “Madison’s new plantation”, or to “Maddison’s Mill Dam”).
- 1704 - (S) VA Quit Rent Rolls: Jno. Maddison, 500 acres in King & Queen Co., VA.
- 1704 - John Madison - Sheriff of King & Queen Co.
- 20 January 1705/6 - John Madison (and his wife Isabella) of St. Stephens Parish, King & Queen Co., VA sold 300 acres in King William Co., VA on Herring Creek to George Purchase. (S) Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Fleet, V2, P292.
- 21 January 1705/6 - Isabella Madison signed a Power of Attorney giving it to Henry Madison to acknowledge her signature on the deed. The witnesses to the Power of Attorney were Edward Eastham and John Madison, Jr.
- 23 March 1705/6 - 2,000 acres was surveyed for John Maddison and Henry Pigg on the Fork of the Mattapony River. (S) English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records, Louis des Cognets Jr, PP88-89.
- 26 April 1707 - John Madison appointed a gentleman Justice in King & Queen Co., VA. (S) English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records, Louis des Cognets, Jr., P3.
- 28 April 1714 - John Madison appointed as Sheriff of King & Queen Co.
- 16 June 1714 - John Madison and neighbor Daniel Coleman patented 2000 acres on the Upper Mattapony River. (S) PB10, P168.4
- 1 April 1717 - John Madison, … received a land patent of 1860 acres in King & Queen Co., VA on a fork of the Mattapony River, 16 miles above inhabitants in King & Queen Co. (S) PB 10, P319.
- 21 March 1722/3 - John Maddison deeded land to Richard Owen.
- Bef. 24 March 1725 - John Madison died in VA. (S) Patent of his son John on this date.
- 1726-1727 - Isabell Madison named in an account book.