b. 1646


Through Descendant Samuel b. 1728 MD


Some claim Samuel’s father was John b.c. 1620 Llanfrynach, Breconsdhire, Wales.  Others claim his father was Thomas living in Scethrog, Wales, about the same time as Samuel in the US.  No father of Samuel has been thus far verified with documentation.



Generation 1



b          c. 1646 St. Mary’s Co., MD, or Wales

m         1st Anne Notley, St. Mary’s Co., MD

d          1684 St. Mary’s Co., MD




A1       NOTLEY MADDOX, b. 1672 (see B below)

A2       Samuel Maddox, b.c. 1674 St. Mary’s Co., MD

A4       John Maddox, b.c. 1679 St. Mary’s Co., MD

A7       William Maddox, b.c. 1685 St. Mary’s Co., MD


Generation 2


B         NOTLEY MADDOX (same as A1 above)2

b.         1672 Saint Mary’s Co., MD

m.        1694 Margaret Goldsmith, St. Mary’s Co.,MD

d.         1716 St. Mary’s Co., MD




B1        Samuel Maddox, b. 1696 St. Mary’s Co., MD

B2        Notley Maddox, b. 1698 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1720 Mary Warren, d. 1758 Charles Co., MD

B3        Ann Maddox, b. 1700 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1st Matthew Vowells, 2nd Peter Muggs

B4        Sarah Maddox, b.c. 1703 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Anthyony Sims, d. aft. 1786          

B5        Jean Maddox, b.c. 1706 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. George Voidry

B6       JOHN MADDOX, b.c. 1709 (see C below)


Generation 3


C         JOHN MADDOX (same as B6 above)3

b.         c. 1709 St. Mary’s Co., MD

m.        1727 Mary Dyson, Charles Co., MD

d.         1785 Culpeper Co., VA




C1       SAMUEL MADDOX, b. 1728 (see D below)

C2       Notley Maddox, b. 1731 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1758 Susanna Burch, Charles Co., MD, d. 1820 Shelby Co., KY

C3       John Maddox, b. 1735 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Jane Calvert, d. Ft. Necessity, PA

C4       Thomas Maddox, b. 1738 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Janet ___, d. KY

C5       Mary Maddox, b. 1740 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. ____ Harrell

C6       Sarah Maddox, b. 1742 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Thomas Conn, d. 1821 Bourbon Co., KY

C7       Margaret Maddox, b. 1744 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Wilson

C8       Matthew Maddox, b. 1752 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1773 Rachel Bonnifioeld, Frederick Co., MD, d. 1831 Wood Co. (W)V.


Generation 4


D         SAMUEL MADDOX (same as C1 above)4

b.         1728 St. Mary’s Co., MD

m.        Lydia Turner

d.         1801 St. Mary’s Co., MD




D1       John Maddox, b. 1749 (see E below)

D2       NOTLEY MADDOX, b. 1751 (see EE below)

D3       Edward Maddox, b. 1751 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1814 Polly Kellis, d. 1841

D4       Elizabeth Maddox, b.c. 1756 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Wilson

D5       Catherine Maddox, b.c. 1758 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m.c. 1777 George Carpenter

D6       Eleanor Wilson Maddox, b.c. 1760 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Edward Turner

D7       Samuel Maddox, b. 1770 (see EEE below)


Generation 5


E          John Maddox (same as D1 above)

b.         1749 St. Mary’s Co., MD

m.        c. 1772 Charlotte ____, St. Mary’s Co., MD
d.         1811 St. Mary’s Co., MD




E1        James Maddox, b. 1773 St. Mary’s Co., MD

E2        James Maddox, b.c. 1776 St. Mary’s Co., MD

E3        Samuel Maddox, b. 1779 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1st Eleanor Keech, 2nd Sarah Fernandis, St. Mary’s Co., MD

E4        Henry Maddox, b.c. 1782 St. Mary’s Co., MD

E5        William Maddox, b.c. 1786 St. Mary’s Co., MD

E6        George Maddox, b. 1801 St. Mary’s Co., MD


EE       NOTLEY MADDOX (same as D2 above)5

b.         c. 1751 St. Mary’s Co., MD

m.        Mary Ann Compton

d.         1813 Rowan Co., NC




EE1     John Compton Maddox, b. 1791 (see F below)

EE2      Elizabeth Janes Maddox, b.c. 1793 Cumberland Co., VA, m. 1st Lemuel Hilton, m. 2nd 1827 William Jones

EE3     WILLIAM SAMUEL MADDOX, b. 1795 (see FF below)

EE4      Margaret Maddox, b.c. 1797 Cumberland Co., VA, m. 1815 John Davis, d. bef. 1825

EE6      Notley Compton Maddox, b. 1801 Cumberland Co., VA, m. 1831 Permelia A. rowe, d. 1877 Harris Co., GA

EE7      Alexander Compton Maddox, b. 1803 Cumberland Co., VA, m. 1st 1827 Eliza A. Howard, 2nd 1827 Sarah A. Mitchel, d. 1859



EEE     Samuel Maddox (same as D7 above)

b.         1770 St. Mary’s Co., MD

m.        1793 Sarah Fowler, St. Mary’s Co., MD

d. 1842




EEE1   Caroline Ann Simms Maddox, b. 1799 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1802

EEE2   Lydia Ann Maddox, b. 1802 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1836

EEE3   Samuel Maddox, b. 1804 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1816

EEE4   Eleanor Maddox, b. 1805 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. Samuel Keech, St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1881

EEE5   Elizabeth Catherine Maddox, b. 1807 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1812

EEE6   Mary Maddox, b. 1809 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1809 St. Mary’s Co., MD

EEE7   James Thomas Notley Maddox, b. 1810 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1846 Mary Priscilla, d. 1887 Washington Co., MD

EEE8   Adolphus Maddox, b. 1812 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1870

EEE9   Elkanah John Maddox, b. 1813 St. Mary’s Co., MD, m. 1853 Ann Kirk, d. 1870

EEE10 Sarah Janes Maddox, b. 1816 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1823 St. Mary’s Co., MD

EEE11 Christina Maddox, b. 1817 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1817 St. Mary’s Co., MD

EEE12 Martha Ann Maddox, b. 1821 St. Mary’s Co., MD, d. 1822 St. Mary’s Co., MD


Generation 6


F          John Compton Maddox (same as EE1 above)

B          1791 Cumberland Co., MD

m.        1st 1819 Elizabeth Sample, Putnam Co., GA

d.         1863 Putnam Co., GA




F1        Ann Maddox, b.c. 1820 Putnam Co., GA, m. Louis Lynch

F2        Margaret L. Maddox, b.c. 1823 Putnam Co., GA, m. John Goss

F3        William S. Maddox, b.c. 1826 Putnam Co., GA, m. Mariah Strong


m.        2nd 1831 Mary Buckner


F4        Mary E. Maddox, b.c. 1832 Putnam Co., GA, m. James D. Goss

F5        Catherine A. Maddox, b.c. 1835 Putnam Co., GA, m. James Howard

F6        Matilda Maddox, b.c. 1838 Putnam Co., GA

F7        Eugenia L. Maddox, b. 1845 Putnam Co., GA, m. cousin NotleyMaddox (son of Alexander Compton & Sarah A. Mitchell Maddox), d. 1933

F8        Emeline A. Maddox, b. 1848 Putnam Co., GA, m. Alfred Holsenbeck, d. 1901 Putnam Co., GA

F9        Caroline Triphosia Maddox, b. 1851 Putnam Co., GA, m. Charles Stubbs, d. 1936 Putnam Co., GA

F10      Samuel Mansfield Maddox, b.c. 1853 Putnam Co., GA, m. Lizzie Dawson

F11      Notley Goss Maddox, b. 1858 Putnam Co., GA, m. cousin Sarah L. Maddox (dtr. Of Notley & Sarah Moreland Maddoxc), d. 1919

F12      John Maddox, b.c. 1860 Putnam Co., GA


FF        WILLIAM SAMUEL MADDOX (same as EEE3 above)6

b.         1795 Cumberland Co., VA

m.        Mary Gilpin, GA

d.         Aft. 1836 TX




FF1      Notley Gilpin Maddox, b. 1819 Putnam Co., GA, m.c. 1844 Martha Foster, d. Polk Co., AR

FF2      BENJAMIN JOHN WISELY MADDOX, b. 1823 (see G below)

FF3      Joseph Fletcher Maddox, b. 1825 Putnam Co., GA

FF4      Martha Ann Rebecca Maddox, b. 1827 Putnam Co., GA

FF5      Sare Maddox, b.c. 1829 Putnam Co., GA

FF6      Thomas Alexander Maddox, b. 1831 Marion Co., AL, m. Eilene E. ___

FF7      William Maddox, b. 1833 Marion Co., AL

FF8      Mary Ann Margaret Maddox, b. 1836 Marion Co., AL


FFF     Edward Compton Maddox (same as EE5 above)

b.         1799 Cumberland Co., VA

m.        1824 Mary F. Sale, GA

D         1866 Claiborn Parish, LA




FFF1   William Alexander Maddox, b. 1825 Putnam Co., GA, m. 1844 Mary A. Marys, d. 1904 Tarrant Co., TX

FFF2   John L. Maddox, b.c. 1826 Putnam Co., GA

FFF3   Robert Flournoy Maddox, b. 1829 (see GG below)

FFF4   Augustus M. Maddox, b. 1831 Putnam Co., GA

FFF5   Eveline Maddox, b. 1834 Troup Co., GA, m. 1853 Thompson Scott, Troup Co., GA, d. 1901

FFF6   Elizabeth Jane Maddox, b. 1836 Troup Co., GA, d. 1859 Harris Co., GA

FFF7   Peyton P. Maddox, b. 1839 Troup Co., GA, m. 1865 Mary Latimer, d. 1873 Tarrant Co., TX

FFF8   Cornelius L Maddox, b. 1841 Troup Co., GA

FFF9   James McDonough Maddox, b. 1843 Troup Co., GA, m. 1872 Ada F. white, Bonham Co., TX, d. 1939


Generation 8


G.        BENJAMIN JOHN WISELY MADDOX (same as FF2 above)7

b.         1823 Putnam Co., GA

m.        Salina Spann

d.         1864 Rock Island Co., IL




G1       JAMES WISELY MADDOX, B. 1858 (see H below)

G2       Mary Saphronia Maddox, b. 1859 Marion Co., AL, m. Wiley Taylor, d. 1897 Marion Co., AL


GG      Robert Flournoy Maddox (same as FFF3 above)

b.         1829 Putnam Co., GA

m.        Nancy Foster Reynolds

d.         1899 Atlanta Co., GA




GG1     Eula Maddox, b.c. 1867 Atlanta Co., GA

GG2    Robert Foster Maddox, b. 1870 Atlanta Co., GA, m. Lollie Baxter (see his biography as mayor of Atlanta, GA, in  “Famous Maddoxes” on this website)


Generation 8


H.        JAMES WISELY MADDOX (same as G1 above)8

b.         1858 Marion Co., AL

m.        Mary F. Smith

d.         1931 Prairie Co., AR




H1       John Maddox, b. 1876 Marion Co., AL, d. 1934

H2       Molly Maddox, b.c. 1880 Marion Co., AL

H3       ELIJAH ALEXANDER MADDOX, b. 1883 (see I below)

H4       Giles Boyd Maddox, b. 1886 Marion Co., AL

H5       Lee Maddox, b. 1888 Marion Co., AL, d. 1907 Marion Co., AL

H6       Dora Maddox, b. 1896 Marion Co., AL, d. 1940


Generation 9


I           ELIJAH ALEXANDER MADDOX (same as H3 above)9

b.         1883 Marion Co., AL

m.        1st Molly Foster

d.         1952




I-1       Robert Lee Maddox, b. 1909 Marion Co., AL, m. Annie L. Holcomb

I-2       Daughter Maddox, b.c. 1911 Marion Co., AL, dy


m.        2nd Alice B. Foster


I-3       Maydell Maddox, b. 1913 Marion Co., AL, m. 1st Ernest Coclasure, 2nd Idrous Parker, 3rd Barney Creswell

I-4       Erdeal Maddox, b. 1915 Marion Co., AL, m. Ralph Cunningham, d. 1983

I-5       James Albert/Abner Markus Maddox, b. 1917 Marion Co., AL, m. LaDora D. White, d. 1977

I-6       Jesse Alexander Maddox, b.l 1920 Marion Co., AL, m. 1952 Betty C. Parson

I-7       Belton Maddox, b. 1922 Marion Co., AL, d. 1923 Marion Co., AL

I-8       Alton Maddox, b. 1925 Marion Co., AL, d. 1928 Marion Co., AL

I-9       DALTON P. MADDOX, b. 1925 Marion Co., AL, m. Martha N. Tittle, d. 2003 Autauga Co., AL

I-10     Thelma Jean Maddox, b. 1927 Prairie Co., AR, m. 1st Hardy West, 2nd Carl Lester

I-11     John Paul Maddox, b. 1929 Prairie Co., AR, m. Marlene Martin




1Paternity Documentation Samuel to Notley:  Will of Samuel dated Jan. 18, 1684, Liber PCI, pg. 51, St. Mary’s Co., MD, proven March 9, 1684 (Liber 4, Folio 93-94)

2Paternity Documentation Notley to John:  Will of  Notley dated Feb. 24, 1715, St. Mary’s Co., MD., (Liber 14, folio 108), proven a[pril 3, 1716.

3Paternity Documentation John to Samuel:  Will of John dated May 25, 1782, probated Oct. 19, 1785, Culpeper Co., VA, Book C, pg. 141.  Also mother’s (Lyndia Turner Maddox) will dated June 5, 1786, proven April 16, 1787 Culpeper Co., VA, WB pg. 229-230.

4Paternity Documentation Samuel to Notley:  Equity Papers MSA No. C1591 St. Mary’s Co., MD, HR 19, p. 731-734 listing heirs, now in the Archives of MD.

5Paternity Documentation Notley to William Samuel:  Putnam Co., GA, Minute Book A.A., pg. 174

6Paternity Documentation William Samuel to Benjamin Wisley:  Family Bible copyrighted _____ in possession of _____________________

7Paternity Documentation Benjamin Wisley to James Wisley:  1870 census Marion Co., AL

8Paternity Documentation James wisely to Elijah Alexander:  1900 census Marion Co., AL



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