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William Maddox
1/11/1719 - 4/9/1800
William Maddox was born on January 11, 1719 in New Kent, Virginia and died on April 9, 1800 in Goochland, Virginia. He lived to be 81 years old.

His parents were John Maddox (1688-1748) and Elizabeth W. Sherwood (1702-1772)
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Other VA (Goochland County)  
Primary Name: William, Relation: son, Father: John Maddox, Mother: Elizabeth Woodson Sherwood Birth Date: Jan.11, 1719, County: Goochland, State: VA, Record: Christ Church Parish 
Marriage Goochland VA (St James County)  
Name: William Maddox, Gender: Male, Marriage Date: 1750, Marriage Place: St James Northam Parish,Goochland,Virginia Spouse: Mary Sampson, FHL Film Number 975.5 V2D 
Military9/9/1778 VA  59 yrs old 
U.S. Revolutionary War Rolls -Name: William Maddox, Gender: Male, Military Date: Sept. 9, 1778, Army Served: Continental Troops, Regiment: Grayson's Regiment, Rank: Sergeant 
Census1/1/1782 Township 11 08 VA (Cumberland County) 63 yrs old 
Name: William Maddox State: VA County: Cumberland Township: 11 08 Year: 1782 Record Type: Continental Census Page: 16 Database: VA Early Census Index 

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33 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
50 1769 The first steam engine is invented by Watt
58 1777 The concept of chemical compounds is conceived by Lavoisier
64 1783 The hot air balloon is invented by Michel and Montgolfier and the first people in modern history fly at an altitude of 1800 m.
66 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
74 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
80 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
81 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
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30 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
56 1775 NEWS HEADLINES: On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
57 1776 NEWS HEADLINES: July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
81 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
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1 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
11 1730 Map of US Colonies
13 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
28 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
31 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
41 1760 The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
44 1763 Georgia Gazette begins publication. It is the first newspaper in Georgia and the eighth newspaper in the English colonies.
47 1766 Britain passes the Stamp Act taxing all colonial newspapers, advertisements, leases, licenses, pamphlets, and legal documents. Later the same year, Britain repeals the Stamp Act in Britain -- but it continues to be enforced on colonists in North America
54 1773 Angered by the tea tax of 1767 and the British East India Company's monopoly on tea trade, the independent New England colonial merchants dump the precious cargo overboard into the Boston harbor. This incident is called the Boston Tea Party.
55 1774 The First Continental Congress of fifty-five representatives (except from the colony of Georgia) meets in Philadelphia to discuss relations with Britain, the possibility of independence, and the hope of a peaceful solution. King George III scorns the thought of reconciliation and declares the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion.
56 1775 On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
57 1776 July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
59 1778 Alliance between United States and France
68 1787 Constitution of the United States is signed
74 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
75 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
79 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
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19 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
24 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
29 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
37 1756 Seven Year's War begins
40 1759 Jesuits are forced out of France
44 1763 Seven Year's War ends; Peace is established in Paris between France, Spain, England and Portugal
45 1764 Britain passes the Sugar Act forbids American importation of foreign rum and taxing imported molasses, wine, silk, coffee, and a number of other luxury items.
48 1767 Jesuits are forced out of Spanish America
60 1779 Spain declares war on England
61 1780 Josef II abolishes serfdom in Hungary; England declares war on Holland
64 1783 Peace established at Versailles between France, England, Spain and United States; Britain cedes all lands west to the Mississippi River
68 1787 Catherine the Great leads Russia into war with Turkey
69 1788 Russia begins war with Sweden
70 1789 French feudal system is abolished with the Declaration of Rights of Man. Outbreak of hostilities in France with the fall of the Bastille on July 14; Revolution in Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium
73 1792 French Revolutionary Wars begin and the French royal family is imprisoned the following year
74 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
76 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
77 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
78 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa


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Mary Sampson
Born about 1727 and died about 1775
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The Children of William Maddox

Michael Maddox
Born somewhere in Virginia about 1750 and died in Hancock County, Georgia about 1807. He was about 57 years old.

He married Jane Thomas.
Children:
Andrew Maddox, (1770 Va. - 1827-30 Marion Co., AL) - he married Leah Trammell
Judith "Juda" Andsworth Maddox (1776 Va. - after 1850 Marion Co., AL)
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