Person:Humphrey Madison (1)

Humphrey Madison
b.25 Apr 1730 Virginia
d.11 Sep 1756 Virginia
m. 1717
  1. John Madison1719 - Abt 1784
  2. Ambrose Madison1724 -
  3. Jane Madison1728 - 1767
  4. Humphrey Madison1730 - 1756
  5. Anne Madison1733 - 1819
  6. Sarah Madison1736 - 1801
  7. Mary Lena Buckner Madison1738 - 1812
  8. George Madison1740 -
  9. Roger Madison1744 - 1768
  10. Elizabeth Madison1747 -
m. 17 Aug 1753
  1. Catherine MadisonAbt 1754 - 1818
Facts and Events
Name Humphrey Madison
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 25 Apr 1730 Virginia
Marriage 17 Aug 1753 Virginiato Mary Dickerson
Death[1] 11 Sep 1756 Virginia

Humphrey Madison was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Some researchers have placed Humphrey Madison as a son of John Madison and Elizabeth Minor, but it appears that he is the son of Thomas Madison and Johannah Buckner. Additional research may be necessary.

Estate Records

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 180.--15th December, 1756. Adam Dickinson's bond (with Wallace Estill, Danl. Harrison) as administrator of Humphrey Madison.
  • Page 295.--29th March, 1759. Humphrey Madison's appraisement, by James McCoy, Ralph Laverty, Alex. McElroy. Sold to Mary Madison.
  • Page 304.--15th May, 1770. John Madison's bond (with Thomas Madison) as guardian to Catherine Madison, orphan of Humphrey Madison.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 108.-[undated, appears to be abt. February 1748] - William Beverley to Robert Graham, planter. On Little Calfpasture; Beverley Manor patent line; Grassy Lick tract. Delivered: Humphrey Madison, 1753.
  • Page 416.--27th February, 1749. To John Johnson, 213 acres on Little Calfpasture patent line. Teste: William Long, John Gay. Delivered: Humphrey Madison, 30th August, 1763. [Note: Humphrey Madison had died in 1756, record likely s/b 1753, as listed in record below].
  • Page 489.--27th February, 1749. Same '[From William Beverley] to William Hamilton, farmer. 678 acres in Calfpasture. Teste: James Caldwell. Delivered: Hum. Madison, 30th August, 1753.
  • Page 333.--3d August, 1753. John Mills and Ann, of Lunenburg, to Wm. Graham, 1753. Buffalo Creek of Roanoke. The Barrens; corner Joshua McCormick; Corraven's Creek. 600 acres by patent, 3d November, 1750. Teste: 'Humphrey Madison'. Delivered: Benj. Estell, November, 1752.
  • Page 147.--18th April, 1755. Humphrey Madison to John Madison, £82, conveys two bay mares that run at the Falling Spring, one bay mare purchased at sale of Moffett's estate, and 2 colts that run at George Moffett's, 1 bay mare purchased of James Means, one mare purchased of Joseph England, and other various personal property; mortgage. Teste: Francis Tyler.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).
  2. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).