b. 1797


With SPECULATED siblings living in the same areas of TN and KY at the same time.


It is believed Elizabeth’s father may have been

a brother to Daniel Maddox of Charlotte Co., VA, and later Jennings Co., IN;

 or a Nathaniel Maddox who d. 1815 in Anderson Co., TN (sons John and Daniel) 


NOTE:  This is the only Maddox pedigree chart on this website beginning with a woman.  No father or brothers have yet been verified.

In fairness to the descendant, we are including Elizabeth.



Generation 1



b.         c. 1750

m.        Virginia?

d.         Tennessee?




A1       Tapley Maddox, b.c. 1778 (see B below)

A2       Wilson Maddox, b. 1780 (see BB below)

A3       John and Daniel Maddox b.c. 1784, lived Knox/Anderaon Co., TN

A4       William Aston Maddox, b. 1791 (see BBB below)
A5       ELIZABETH MADOX, b. 1797 (see B4 below)

A6       Nelson Maddox, b. 1801 (see B5 below)


Generation 2


B         Tapley Maddox (same as A1 above)

b.         c. 1778

m.        1805 Elizabeth Lyons, Montgomery Co., TN

d.         1815 Stewart Co., TN




B1        Tapley Marmaduke Maddox, b. 1807 Stewart Co., TN

B2        Frances Lyons Maddox, b. 1808 Stewart Co., TN

B3        Unknown Maddox b.c 1811 Stewart Co., TN

B4        Unknown Maddox, b.c. 1813 Stewart Co., TN


BB       Wilson Maddox (same as A2 above)


b.         1780 VA


d.         1853 Shelby Co., KY




BB1     Sarah E. Maddox, b.c. 1809, m. 1825 Daniel McAllister, Shelby Co., KY

BB2     John W. Maddox, b.c. 1811, d. 1847 Shelby Co., KY

BB3     Mary E. Maddox, b.c. 1813, m. 1834 Alson Williams

BB4     Susannah H. Maddox, b.c. 1815 Shelby Co., KY, m. 1st 1836 Jesse Ellis, Shelby Co., KY, m. 2nd 1843 Stephen O. Carter

BB5     Thomas S. Maddox, b. 1818 Shelby Co., KY, m. 1st 1842 Mary W. Stone, m. 2nd Martha E. Henson, d. 1859 Shelby Co., KY

BB6     Frances G. Maddox, b.c. 1820 Shelby Co., KY, m. 1849 John L. Austin, d. 1898 Shelby Co., KY


BBB    William Aston Maddox (same as A4 above)

b.         1791 VA

m.        1815 Elizabeth Gray, Ohio Co?, KY





BBB1   Thomas Maddox, b.c. 1816 Ohio Co., KY

BBB2   James Maddox, b.c. 1818 Ohio Co., KY

BBB3   Martha E. Maddox, b.c. 1820 Ohio Co., KY

BBB4   William L. Maddox, b.c. 1822 Ohio Co., KY

BBB5   Samuel W. Maddox, b.c. 1824 Ohio Co., KY

BBB6   Daniel A. Maddox, b.c. 1826 Ohio Co., KY

BBB7   Nancy J. Maddox, b.c. 1828 Ohio Co., KY    



B4        ELIZABETH A. MADOX (same as A5 above)

b.         1797 VA

m.        1814 Aaron Hawkins, Anderson? Co, TN

d.         1877 Ohio Co., KY




B41      James Dixon Hawkins, b.c. 1815, TN

B42      Upton Wilson Hawkins, b.c. 1817 Daviess Co., KY

B43      Mahala Jane Hawkins, b.c. 1819 Daviess Co., KY, m. 1844 James McGray, Ohio Co., KY, d. Posey Co., IN (see footnote 1 below)

B44      Reuhamma Marietta Hawkins, b.c. 1821 Daviess Co., KY 

B45      Narcissa Hawkins, b.c. 1823 Daviess Co., KY

B46      Lucy A. Hawkins, b.c. 1825 Daviess Co., KY

B47      Amanda Melvina Hawkins, b.c. 1827 Daviess Co., KY

B48      Abiah (dtr) Hawkins, b.c. 1829 Daviess Co., KY

B49      Joseph Edward Hawkins, b.c. 1831 Daviess Co., KY

B410    John Alexander Hawkins, b.c. 1833 Daviess Co., KY

B411    Susan Elizabeth Hawkins, b.c. 1835 Daviess Co., KY

B412    Aaron Benjamin Hawkins, b.c. 1837 Daviess Co., KY



B5        Nelson Maddox (same as A6 above)

b.         1801 VA

m.        1st c. 1819 Narcissa Beauchamp

d,         1858 Daviess Co., KY




B51      Tapley Maddox, b. 1820, m. 1841 Tabitha Pursell

B52      Mathilda Maddox, b.c. 1822 Shelby Co., KY, m. George Swope,


2nd c. 1823 Martha Beauchamp, Spencer Co., KY


B53      Eliza Jane Maddox, b.c.  1826 Shelby Co., KY, m. Alfred Swope

B54      Laura Maddox, b.c. 1828 Shelby Co., KY, m. Granville Brown

B55      Julia Ann Maddox, b.c.  1830 Shelby Co., KY, m. John J. Brown

B56      William Maddox, b.c. 1832 Shelby Co., KY,  d. bef. 1858

B57      Martha Maddox, b.c. 1834 Shelby Co., KY, m. Thomas Long, d. 1824 Spencer Co., KY


3rd 1834 Susan Baughn, Shelby Co., KY


B58      Preston Maddox, b.c. 1836 Shelby Co., KY





1Paternity Documentation Unknown to Elizabeth A:  Letters between Margaret, Elizabeth and James, grandchildren of Elizabeth, in the possession of a direct descendant.  They are the orphans of Mahala Janes and James McGray/Mcray (a Cherokee).


Probable siblings of Elizabeth speculated based on age and presence in same counties at the same time:

A1 Tapley b.c. 1780:  Nelson (A6) had a son named Tapley. 

A2 Wilson b. 1780:  Died 1853 Shelby Co., KY.  Shelby and Ohio used to be same county, and Elizabeth died in Ohio Co.

A3 Daniel & John b.c. 1785: Lived in Anderson Co., TN.  Elizabeth married Aaron Hawkins in Anderson Co., TN, 1814.  Elizabeth’s husb. assigned Daniel part of his survey in 1811 where Daniel was already living.

A4 William A. b. 1791:  Lived in MD and Ohio Co., KY.  Elizabeth went to church in Ohio Co., KY (next to Daviess Co.).  In 1850 Ohio Co.   Son Thomas’ father-in-law, Wm Shepherd, lived with Nelson (son of  A6 below)

A6 Nelson b. 1781:   Had son Tapley (see A1).  In Daviess Co., census 1840.  Died 1858 Daviess Co., KY.  Elizabeth raised her children in Daviess Co., KY.  Elizabeth had a dtr. Narcissa, same as Nelson’s wife.  Son Tapley witnessed Elizabeth’s husband’s War of 1812 Bounty Land Application in 1850s.



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