Noted events in his life were:
• Census: 1860, 17 Aug 1860, , Guilford County, North Carolina. He was a 43 year old blacksmith living with his wife, Ana (27), and children, Jas (18), John (16), Fannie (14), Jesse (13), Carmelia (12) and Fredrick (10) and laborer, Roleigh Alexander (18) in South Division. He owned $1,000 in real property and $100 in personal property. All six children had attended school within the last year.
Madison next married Ana. (Ana was born in 1833 in , , North Carolina.)