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487. William Payne (Josias Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 1 Jun 1764.

William married Elizabeth Chichester in 1796. Elizabeth was born 1 in 1769.

They had the following children:

+ 883 M i John Payne was born in 1800. He died in 1848.

490. Elizabeth Payne 1 (Josias Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 29 Nov 1769.

Elizabeth married (1) Blackmore 1.

Elizabeth married (2) Henry Bradford 1.

They had the following children:

+ 884 F i Cecelia Bradford was born about 1795.

491. Henrietta Payne 1, 2 (Josias Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born in Loudon Co., VA. She died in Bourbon Co., KY.

Henrietta married Christopher Skillman 1, 2 son of John Skillman and Catharine Beekman on 9 Mar 1793 in Loudon Co., VA. Christopher was born on 9 Feb 1767 in Rocky Hill, NJ. He died on 7 Mar 1835 in Loudon Co., VA.

They had the following children:

  885 F i Violinda Skillman 1 was born in 1794.
  886 M ii John Skillman 1 was born in 1796.
  887 M iii William Skillman 1 was born in 1797.
+ 888 F iv Katharine Skillman was born on 20 Apr 1798. She died on 6 Jul 1852.
  889 F v Nancy Skillman 1 was born in 1800.
  890 F vi Keziah Skillman 1 was born in 1805.
+ 891 M vii Josiah Payne Skillman was born on 23 Sep 1807. He died on 21 Aug 1871.
  892 F viii Elizabeth Skillman 1 was born in 1809.
  893 M ix Isaac Harrison Skillman 1 was born in 1811.
  894 M x James Beverage Skillman 1 was born in 1813.
  895 M xi Christopher C. Skillman 1 was born in 1815.

493. Anne Payne "Annie" 1 (Josias Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 20 Feb 1777. She died on 10 Apr 1864. She was buried in Maury Co., TN.

Anne married Gideon Johnson Pillow 1 on 22 Jan 1803 in Davidson Co., TN.

They had the following children:

  896 M i Gideon Johnson Pillow was born on 9 Jun 1806 in Williamson Co., TN. He died on 6 Oct 1878 in Helena, Lee Co., AR. Gideon was employed as Lawyer after 1827 in TN. He graduated University of Nashville in 1827 in Nashville, TN. He served in the military Brig. Gen. then Maj. Gen., Mexican War in Jul 1846 in TN. He served in the military Brig. Gen., C.S.A. on 9 Jul 1861 in TN.

494. George Washington Payne (Josias Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born in 1793. He died in 1813.

George married Mary Ann Iredale in 1812.

They had the following children:

  897 M i George Washington Green Payne was born in 1813. He died in 1887.
        George married Mary Ann Nicholson in 1844. Mary was born in 1824. She died in 1896.

497. Anna Payne (George Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 25 Apr 1762 in Goochland Co., VA.

Anna married Turner Hunt Christian on 3 Jan 1778 in Goochland Co., VA. Turner was born on 13 Jul 1750 in Goochland Co., VA. He died in 1833 in Elbert Co., GA.

They had the following children:

  898 M i William Payne Christian was born 1 on 17 Jan 1781 in Goochland Co., VA.
        William married Sarah Maxwell on 4 Feb 1807 in Elbert Co., GA.
  899 M ii Jesse George Christian was born 1 in 1782.

499. Susannah Woodson Payne (George Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 1 Apr 1775 in Goochland Co., VA. She died on 18 Mar 1838.

Susannah married John Nelson Haden on 24 Jul 1793 in Goochland Co., VA. John was born on 30 Apr 1774 in Goochland Co., VA. He was christened on 14 Dec 1775 in Fluvanna Co., VA. He died on 5 Oct 1822.

They had the following children:

  900 M i George Payne Haden was born on 9 Jul 1794. He died on 30 Oct 1814.
  901 M ii Joseph Peattross Haden was born on 14 Jan 1797. He died on 19 Dec 1829.
  902 M iii William Woodson Haden was born on 6 Mar 1798. He died on 27 Nov 1837.
  903 F iv Ann Maria Haden was born on 27 Apr 1799. She died on 19 Apr 1823.
        Ann married Thomas Duke on 5 Dec 1821.
+ 904 M v John Nelson Haden Jr. was born on 25 Jun 1802. He died on 21 Jul 1849.
  905 F vi Mary Jane Haden was born on 12 Apr 1803.
+ 906 M vii Robert Beverly Haden was born on 25 Apr 1805.
+ 907 M viii Samuel Hopkins Haden was born on 24 Apr 1807. He died in Apr 1883.
  908 M ix James Harvey Haden was born on 12 Apr 1813 in Goochland Co., VA.
        James married Emily F. Pryor on 13 Jan 1837 in Goochland Co., VA. Emily was born about 1817 in Goochland Co., VA.
  909 M x Walter Watts Haden was born on 24 Dec 1815.
+ 910 M xi Matthew R. Haden was born on 16 Nov 1816.

507. Mary Coles Payne (John Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) died on 13 Feb 1808.

Mary married Hon. John George Jackson son of Col. George Jackson about 1799. John was born in near Buckhannon, VA. He died on 29 Mar 1825 in Clarksburg, WV.

History of West Virginia and the People (The Lee Line). (III) Hon. John George Jackson, son of Colonel George Jackson, was born near Buckhannon, Virginia, in 1774, died at Clarksburg, March 29, 1825. While he was still small he came with his father to Clarksburg. He received a liberal education for the times, and entered public life at an early age, being a member of the legislature by 1797. He was in 1793 appointed surveyor of government lands west of the Ohio, and was a member of all United States congresses from the eighth to the fourteenth inclusive, except the twelfth. Further he was a brigadier general of militia, and in 1819 he was appointed United States judge for the western district of Virginia, in which office he served until his death. His public career was one of marked ability, and it is said that he was the most remarkable man west of the mountains. In business, too, his interests were of the most varied character; he established many enterprises and developed the resources of the country to a degree truly surprising. He married (first) in the Executive Mansion, Washington, D. C., Mary, daughter of John and Mary (Coles) Payne, who was born about 1781, died February 13, 1808. Her sister was the wife of the president of the United States. the famous Dolly Madison, and this wedding was the first celebrated in the White House. John George Jackson married (second) Sophia, daughter of Return Jonathan Meigs (see Meigs). By his first marriage there was a daughter, Mary, who married Judge John Allen, of Virginia, and a son, John Jay, of whom further. By the second marriage there was a son, James Madison, of whom further.

John and Mary had the following children:

  911 F i Mary Jackson.
        Mary married Judge John Allen.
  912 M ii Gen. John Jay Jackson was born on 13 Feb 1800 in Wood Co., VA. He died on 1 Jan 1877.

History of West Virginia and the People (The Lee Line). (IV) General John Jay Jackson, son of Hon. John George Jackson, was, like his father, eminent in both the law and the army. He was born in Wood county, Virginia. February 13, 1800. He passed his early life in Parkersburg, becoming identified with its village growth and its later municipal prosperity. His education was begun under Dr. David Creel, who subsequently resided in Chillicothe, Ohio, and was afterward conducted at one of the best schools in Virginia, taught by Dr. Tower at Clarksburg in Harrison county. Young Jackson was a very apt pupil, and at thirteen years of age was admitted to Washington College, Pennsylvania, where he remained for a year, when he was appointed by President James Monroe as a cadet to West Point, which institution he entered in 1815, graduating therefrom in 1818, in the nineteenth year of his age. He was at once commissioned as second lieutenant in the United States army and attached to the corps of artillery ordered to Norfolk, Virginia, where he performed garrison service until the latter part of the year 1819, being then transferred to the fourth infantry. In 1820 and 1821 he performed active service in Florida in the Seminole war, and while thus engaged was commissioned as adjutant and transferred to regimental headquarters at Montpelier, Alabama. At this place and at Pensacola he was a member of General Andrew Jackson's staff. In 1822 he visited Parkersburg on a six months' furlough, and about January 1, 1823, he resigned his commission in the army and turned his attention to law. He completed his preparatory course of study and was licensed to practice law in Virginia April 28, 1823. He soon reached the front ranks in his profession, maintaining his high position to the end of his career. He was in 1826 appointed prosecuting attorney of Wood county, in the county court, and in 1830 he was appointed to the same office in the circuit superior court, holding the position until 1852, when he retired. He was also prosecutor in the circuit supreme court of Ritchie county. For six several terms he served as representative from Wood county to the Virginia house of delegates, and in each of the legislatures to which he was returned he filled a prominent position. In 1842 he was commissioned brigadier-general of the twenty-third brigade of Virginia militia, remaining in this post until the outbreak of the civil war. In politics he belonged to the school of Clay and Webster, believing in the capability of the people for self rule. He was a member of the historic convention at Richmond in 1861 and eloquently upheld the Union, this being about his last public service, though he made various speeches during and after the war in which he advocated forbearance and reconciliation. He was active in every enterprise for the benefit of the community; when the Baltimore & Ohio railway sought right of way from the Potomac to the Ohio, he urged needed legislation, and was one of the earliest and largest contributors to the subscription stock toward the building of the Northwestern Virginia railroad. In later years his means and time were largely used to promote the improvement of the Little Kanawha river, forming a company which erected locks and dams to make it navigable the year round. He organized and was president of the Second National Bank of Parkersburg, and was at various times member of the municipal council and mayor of the city. He died January 1, 1877, leaving to posterity the memory of a fame which rested more upon his legal ability than his political successes. Like his cousin, "Stonewall" Jackson, he was a superb horseman; and like him was also temperate, persevering and purposeful, possessing unusual natural gifts. He was a member of the Episcopal church, and was for over forty years senior warden of Trinity parish. General Jackson married (first) Emma G. Beeson in 1823; she died in 1842; married (second) Jane E. B. Gardner in 1843. He was the father of five sons: Hon. Judge John Jay Jackson, United States District Judge James Monroe Jackson, Governor Jacob Beeson Jackson, Henry Clay Jackson and Andrew Gardner, of whom further. Also three daughters living at the time of his death: Mrs. William H. Small, Mrs. George W. Thompson, Mrs. William H. Smith.
        John married (1) Emma G. Beeson in 1823.
        John married (2) Jane E. B. Gardner in 1843.

508. Anne Payne (John Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born in 1759. She died 1 on 4 Aug 1832.

Anne married 1 Richard Cutts on 31 Mar 1804. Richard was born 2 on 28 Jun 1771 in Cutts Island, Saco, ME. He died 3 on 7 Apr 1845.

They had the following children:

  913 F i Mary Cutts.
  914 M ii Walter Cutts.
  915 M iii Cutts.
  916 M iv Cutts.
+ 917 M v James Madison Cutts was born on 29 Jul 1805. He died on 11 May 1863.
  918 M vi Richard Cutts Jr. was born in 1809.
  919 F vii Dolly Cutts was born in 1815.

511. Dorothea Payne "Dolly" (John Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 20 May 1768 in Guilford Co., NC. She died on 12 Jul 1849 in Washington, DC.

BIOGRAPHY: The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VII M. Madison, George page 214

BIOGRAPHY: MADISON, Dorothy (Payne) Todd, wife of President Madison, was born in North Carolina, May 20, 1767; daughter of John and Mary (Coles) Payne and granddaughter of John and Hannah (Fleming) Payne, and of William Coles of Coles Hill, Va. Her paternal grandfather emigrated from England to Virginia early in the 18th century and her paternal grandmother was a granddaughter of Sir Thomas Fleming, one of the pioneer settlers of Jamestown. Her parents removed to Philadelphia while Dorothy was a child and joined the Society of Friends, in which faith she was reared. She was married in 1786 to John Todd, a young lawyer of Philadelpbia, Pa., who died in 1789 leaviag her with an infant son. She made her home with her widowed mother in Philadelphia and assisted her in keeping a boarding house. She was married secondly in 1794 to James Madison, one of her mother's boarders, in attendance as representative from Virginia in the 3d congress. The ceremony was performed at "Harewood," Jefferson county, Va., the home of her younger sister Lucy, the wife of George Steptoe Washington. They resided at "Montpelier," Mr. Madison's summer home, until 1809 when he was appointed secretary of state and they removed to Washington, D.C. Mrs. Madison became the centre of Washington's social circle, and upon the elevation of her husband as President of the Ucited States, she filled the position of mistress of the White House brilliantly and successfully. In 1814 the British army marched against the national capital and the President and his cabinet fled to Virginia, but Mrs. Madison remained at the White House where she packed many important cabinet papers into trunks which were put into a carriage, and as an afterthought she removed Stuart's portrait of Washington from its frame and saw it in a place of safety before leaving. She was rejoined by Mr. Madison in Washington and together they fled to Virginia.[p.214] A few days later she returned to Washington, where she found her home in ashes. The President followed the next day and they rented the house called the "Octagon" owned by Colonel Taylor, where they resided until the White House was rebuilt. In 1817, upon the expiration of President Madison's second term, they returned to Montpelier, where she lived in retirement. Congress conferred on her the franking privilege and voted her a seat upon the floor of the senate. She removed to Washington one year after her husband's death and again entered society. She died in Washington, D.C., July 12, 1849.

Dorothea married (1) John Todd on 7 Jan 1790 in Philadelphia, PA. John was born in 1764. He died on 24 Oct 1793.

They had the following children:

  920 M i William Todd was born on 4 Jul 1793. He died in Oct 1793.
  921 M ii John Payne Todd was born on 30 Sep 1790.
  922 M iii William Temple Todd.

Dorothea married (2) President James Madison Jr. son of Col. James Madison and Eleanor "Nelly" Rose Conway on 15 Sep 1794 in "Harewood", Fayette Co., VA. James was born on 16 Mar 1750/1751 in Port Conway, King George Co., VA. He died on 28 Jun 1836 in "Montpelier", Orange Co., VA.

513. John Coles Payne (John Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born in 1782.

John married Clara Wilcox.

They had the following children:

  923 F i Anna Payne.

515. Ann Mitchell "Patsy" 1, 2 (Agnes Payne , Josias Payne , Mary Woodson , Robert , John ) was born on 8 Mar 1766 in Goochland Co., VA. She died in 1838.

Ann married Lt. Archelaus Mitchell Perkins [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 son of John Perkins and Lucy Mitchell on 2 Sep 1784 in St James Northam, Goochland Co., VA. Archelaus was born 9 on 6 Jul 1760 in St Peters Par., New Kent Co., VA. He was christened 10 on 4 Aug 1760 in St Peters Par., New Kent Co., VA. He died 11, 12 on 16 Apr 1849 in Carrollton, Carroll Co., MO. He was buried 13, 14 in Herndon Cem, now Oak Hill Cem, Carrollton, MO. Archelaus served in the military 15 Ensign 5th Virginia; 2d Lieutenant, 24th November, 1781 11 Sep 1780 - 1 Jan 1783 in VA. He served in the military 15 Ensign 5th Virginia; 2d Lieutenant, 24th November, 1781 11 Sep 1780 - 1 Jan 1783 in VA.

Archelaus M. Perkins was born in New Kent County, Virginia and moved with his family to Goochland County around 1766. He entered the American Revolution from Goochland and on September 11, 1780 was appointed Ensign in the Fifth Regiment Continental Line. He served at that rank and as Adjutant in the Virginia troops until being promoted to Lieutenant of Infantry on November 24, 1781. He served until January 1, 1783. He also served as sheriff of Goochland and paid personal taxes there from 1785 until 1841. He is listed as captain in 1788 and as major in 1816. On February 3, 1784, he received five years' full pay and 2666 2/3 acres of land, Bounty #2383 from the Commonwealth of Virginia. On February 22, 1799 on account of his service as an officer, he received 200 acres from the United States, Bounty Land Warrant #1744. According to the Virginia Pension Roll of 1835, Archelaus was receiving $320 annual allowance that began on August 13, 1828 and had received $2,880 up to that point.

After the war he married Ann Mitchell, daughter of William Mitchell and Agnes Payne, an aunt of Dolly Madison. He was a man of considerable means and owned a carriage, a watch, a clock, a large looking glass, and other personal items for which he paid personal taxes. He also owned land on Lickinghole Creek adjoining that of William Perkins. He paid real estate taxes in Goochland from 1786 until 1841. In his old age he got in his gig and drove out to Missouri to see his sons. Legend has it that his hound dog followed him to the Ohio river, but could not cross, so came back to Goochland. In 1840, Archelaus was living in Glasgow, Howard County, MO. He died in 1849 in Carrollton, MO.

They had the following children:

+ 924 F i Mary Gregory Perkins was born on 12 Jul 1786. She died on 29 Sep 1845.
  925 F ii Lucy M. Perkins was born on 7 Mar 1788 in New Kent Co., VA. She was christened on 14 Sep 1788 in St James Northam, Goochland Co., VA. She died on 14 Sep 1835.
  926 M iii Archelaus Mitchell Perkins Jr. 1 was born on 1 Jan 1792 in Goochland Co., VA. He died on 23 Nov 1849 in Goochland Co., VA.
        Archelaus married Ann D. Lewis on 8 Dec 1812 in Goochland Co., VA.
+ 927 F iv Ann Reed Perkins was born on 7 Oct 1793. She died on 28 Feb 1871.
  928 M v John Perkins 1 was born about 1795 in Goochland Co., VA. He died in 1848.
  929 M vi Grief G. Perkins 1 was born about 1798 in Goochland Co., VA. He died in 1842.
+ 930 M vii Rev. William H. Perkins was born on 2 Aug 1800. He died on 31 Jan 1871.
+ 931 M viii Isaac Otey Perkins II was born on 27 May 1802. He died on 15 Apr 1862.
+ 932 M ix David Perkins was born in 1803. He died in Mar 1873.
+ 933 M x Thomas M. Perkins was born in 1808.

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