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Madison Family Information

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Descendants of Thomas Hartwell Macon and Sarah Catlett "Sally' Madison

1 Thomas Hartwell Macon b: June 11, 1765 in Culpeper/was New Kent, VA d: February 26, 1838 in Culpeper/became Orange Co., VA at age 73. Obit in Richmond Enquirer. Burial: Madison Family Cem, Chicken Mt Rd, Montpelier Station, VA Headstone: "MACON Thomas, Culpeper, VA

. +Sarah Catlett Madison b: August 17, 1764 in Orange Co., VA-Friday @ 5:45 pm-bapt. 9-15-1764 by Rev James Marie, Jr.-God F's Capt Rich Barbour & Andrew Shepherd; God M's wereSarah (Conway) Taylor & Miss Mary Conway d: July 17, 1863 in Orange Co., VA at her daughter's home (Mrs. Conway's Home) @ 80 of paralysis Tombstone: " In love she lived in peace she died". m: September 05, 1790 in Orange Co., VA.- Back of Deed Book 17 Orange Co., VA. The information on her birth, baptism and death is In Col. Francis "Frank" TAYLOR'S DIARY Burial: Madison Family Cem, Chicken Mt Rd., Montpelier Station, Orange Co., VA The Last surviving daughter of Pres. James Madison

........... 2 William Hartwell (3) Macon b: Aft. September 05, 1790 in New Kent Co. owned " Mt. Prospect" d: in Orange Co., VA. at his sister Lucy's home

........... 2 James Madison Macon, m Newman b: July 03, 1791 in of Culpeper co., VA. d: February 03, 1877 in VA Burial: Madison Family Cem, Montpelier Station, VA Headstone: J. Madison Macon July 3, 1791 Feb 3, 1877

............... +Lucetta Todd Newman b: January 09, 1799 d: January 01, 1878 in Culpeper Cc., VA Burial: Madison Family Cem, Montpelier Station, VA. (DAUGHTER OF THOMAS NEWMAN AND LUCY THOMAS BARBOUR OF ORANGE CO. LUCY WAS THE d/t THOMAS BARBOUR B 1735 AND MARY PENDLETON THOMAS OF BARBOURSVILLE, ORANGE CO., VA AND LUCY WAS THE SISTER OF GOV JAMES BARBOUR B 1775.)

......................... 3 Thomas Newman (unm) Macon

......................... 3 Conway Ella Macon, m Dr John KNOX of Richmond

........... 2 Conway Catlett Macon b: 1792 in Orange Co., VA>Richmond, Henrico Co, VA Was in War of 1812 d: June 28, 1860 in Richmond, VA (near Grace) at home on 7th St. @ 68 years Fact 1: Tobacco Inspector @ Seabrook's warehouse Fact 3: An "old Virginia Gentleman" In War of 1812-where he was stationed on banks of Potomac River

......................... 3 Reuben Macon b: Abt. 1808 in Orange Co., VA. d: May 01, 1853 in Orange Co., VA at his home at age 45 years

......................... 3 Sarah (d @ 15) Elizabeth Macon b: Abt. 1816 in Orange Co., VA d: July 21, 1831 in VA at Mount Erin in VA (?Orange?) at age 15 years

........... 2 Lucy Hartwell Macon b: February 21, 1795 in Orange Co., VA.? d: May 13, 1871 in Orange Co., VA. on Saturday bef 4 pm Burial: with her husband at the Madison Family Cem, Chicken Mt. Rd, Montpelier Sta, Orange Co., VA

............... +Reuben (Esq.) Conway b: March 12, 1788 in Orange Co., VA d: January 03, 1838 in Orange Co., VA,suddenly. @ residence near Orange Court House at age 50, Suddenly. m: July 25, 1811 in Orange Co., VA Burial: Madison Family Cem, Chicken Rd., Montpelier Station, VA Headstone: "He fed the hungry and the naked clothed, Believed the distressed, and the unreached soothed, The orphan on his grave sill shed the tear, The poor have cause to Bless his name in prayer" (SON OF CAPT. CATLETT CONWAY AND SUSANNA FITZHUGH OF "HAWFIELD" IN ORANGE CO.)

........... 2 William Ambrose Macon, ?unm b: Abt. 1797 in Orange Co., VA. d: 1856 in Orange Co., VA at 59 yrs. at home of sister Lucy H. (Macon) Conway

........... 2 Edgar (Col-Esq) Macon, d @ 27 b: Abt. 1802 in Orange Co., VA. d: November 11, 1829 in Key West, FL. @27 years of age"he sunk to an early grave" Fact 1: A Counselor and Attorney-at-Law

........... 2 Unk Macon, died @ 2 b: Abt. 1803

........... 2 Reuben Macon b: 1808 in Orange Co, VA d: 1853 in Orange Co, VA

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