Henry Madison, III

Male About 1781 - 1867


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  • Suffix  III 
    Born  About 1781  Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Feb 1867  Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • relative of President James Madison
    Person ID  I2787  Benbow Family and Allied Lines
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2009 

    Father  Henry Madison, II,   b. About 1745,   d. 16 May 1811, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha White,   b. 1744 - 1746,   d. After 2 Oct 1837, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 May 1764 
    Family ID  F976  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Elizabeth Greene White,   b. 1787,   d. 28 Jul 1825 
    Married  09 Jul 1810  Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARRIAGE BOND OF HENRY MADISON/MADDISON & ELIZABETH
      CHARLOTTE CO., VA 18__
      Know all men by them presents that We Henry Madison and Nathan Harvey esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in one hundred and fifty dollars; to which payment well and truly to be made to the said John Tylor and his successors, to the use of the Commonwealth we bind ourselves, our heirs, &c. firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 9th day of July 18__
      The Condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas there is a marriage intended to be solemnized between the said Henry Madison and Elizabeth White___ and Nathan Harvey guardian of the said Elizabeth Personally gave his ___ to her marriage if therefore there be no lawful cause to obstruct the same, then this obligation to void, else to remain of force and virtue.
      Henry Maddison (Seal)
      Signed and Sealed in the presence of Nathan Harvey (Seal)
      Thomas ____ (possibly Read)
    Notes 
    • Henry Madison, Charlotte County, Virginia, Will Book 14, pp. 405-406, written April 25, 1861, proved June 7, 1867:

      I, Henry Madison of Charlotte County, do make this my last Will as follows, to wit: After payment of my debts I dispose of my property as follows: I loan to my wife Mary Madison one third part of my Estate during her natural life and then to revert back to my Estate. I give to my daughter Sarah E. Scott one third part of my Estate she is to account for advancements already made to her which said property now given is to be used and enjoyed by my said daughter during her life and she is at liberty to make such disposition of it as she may think proper either by will or by any other writing properly executed. I give to my son James H. Madison one third part of my estate he to account for advancements already made to him. The other third part of my Estate I give to my daughter Clara G. Snell and her sons Henry and Beverly White to be divided between them as follows. One third part of said third to Henry and Beverly White jointly and the other two thirds to my daughter Clara G. Snell, that part given to Clara G. Snell is given to her during her life and at her death is to go to the children of her present marriage, in dividing between Clara G. Snell and her sons Henry & Beverly White I mean that the property which she may hereafter receive from my estate only is to be divided between them. I give to my daughter Clara G. Snell the tract of land on which she now resides which I purchased of the estate of Edward O. Almond which she is to hold and enjoy during her life and at her death is to go to the children of her present marriage. Also four negroes, Clem, Farthina, Hayes, and Amanda, which are for her use during her life and then to the children of her present marriage. My said daughter is to be charged with all advancements made to her. The above named land and four last named negroes are not to be estimated in the division between my daughter Clara G. and her two sons Henry & Beverly White meaning as above stated for them to have a part of what is hereinafter to come from my estate. My tract of land on which I reside may be disposed of by my Executors subject to the right of my wife as in their judgment may be deemed judicious. In the provisions made for my wife in the first part of this my will I mean to give the full benefit of all that the law would give her and direct my Executors to settle with her according to the provisions of the law. I do hereby appoint James H. Madison and Beverly S. Scott Executors to this my Will and request the Court not to require security of them. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of April 1861.
      Henry Madison (seal), signed and acknowledged in presence of Tho. Pugh, J. A. Andrews, Nathan B. Harvey

      Codicil to this my will: The bequest in this my will made to Henry & Beverly White is hereby revoked and what they were to get is now given to their mother Clara G. Snell which makes her an equal legatee in my estate; I now give to Henry White one sixth part of my present estate both real and personal after the payment of my debts and the expenses of winding up my Estate and the rights of my wife in my property. Witness my hand and seal this 9th day of November 1866.
      Henry Madison (seal), signed and acknowledged in our presence, Nathan B.
      Harvey & Tho. Pugh

      At a court held for Charlotte County, June 7, 1867:
      The foregoing last will and testament of Henry Madison, dec'd with a codicil annexed was this day produced in Court by James H. Madison and Beverly S. Scott, the Executors therein named, and the same was proved by the oaths of Thos. Pugh and Nathan B. Harvey, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of the said James H. Madison and Beverly S. Scott, who took the oath of office and entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $2500 without security (the will directing that none should be requested), conditioned according to law a certificate is granted the said James H. Madison and Beverly S. Scott, for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form - five dollars internal revenue stamps attached. Teste: Wm. A. Smith, C.
    Children 
     1. Sarah E. Madison
     2. James Hayes Madison
     3. Clarissa G. Madison,   b. 1825, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2009 
    Family ID  F975  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Q. Morton, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jan 1829  Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2009 
    Family ID  F1008  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Henry Madison article from The Southsider
    Henry Madison article from The Southsider
    article written by Camp Gilliam for the Spring 1984 issue of The Southsider.


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