The eldest of a plantation noble family, Madison was born in 1751, in Port Conway, King George County, VA, while his mother was visiting his maternal grandparents. A few weeks later, she returned home in Orange County, Montpelier with her newborn son, and this place has been his home town for the rest of her life. Michael Jordan the last dance signature shirt and hoodie. He received his first lessons from his mother, tutors and at a local private school. An extremely intelligent man, despite his poor health and constant illness during his youth, he graduated from the University of New Jersey in 1771 (now Princeton). There, he was particularly interested in the field of government and law, but considering pastors to be a profession, so he stayed for another year of theology.