Historical Rosters Database
James Ambrose MadisonRoster ID 168
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1850|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Ambrose Madison, Class of 1850: Born- July 14, 1828 at Woodberry Forest, Madison Co. Va. Father- Ambrose Madison; Mother- Jane Bankhead Willis. Pat. Grandfather- Gen. William Madison; Pat. Grandmother- Fannie Throckmorton. Mat. Grandfather- William Willis; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Taliaferro. Married- 1st- [First name unknown] Daniel ca. 1847; 2nd- Lucy Hiden on Jan. 2, 1851. Children- [No records as to which children are from which marriage, but probably most of them are Lucy's children] 1- Ambrose; 2- Fanny; 3- Susan; 4- James; 5- Cooper; 6- Lewis; 7- Willis; 8- Alfred; 9- Lelia; 10- Joseph. Entered VMI- July 17, 1846; Resigned Dec. 10, 1846. Civil War Service- Surgeon in Orange Co. Va. Physically disqualfied for regular service. Career- Physician, Farmer. Died- June 29, 1901.|