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Thomas Madison (1746–1798) was a soldier and politician in Revolutionary-era Virginia. He was born in Augusta County, Virginia, the son of John and Agatha (Strother) Madison; his brothers included the Reverend James Madison and Governor George Madison. He was a second cousin to United States President James Madison. He was one of the 13 signers of the Fincastle Resolutions
Fincastle Resolutions
in 1775. He served as sheriff of Augusta County and as a commissary during the 1776 expedition against the Cherokees. His wife was Susanna Henry, sister of Virginia
Virginia
governor Patrick Henry.

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