When Elisha J Madden was born about 1834, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Ezekiel Madden, was 37 and his mother, Temperance Williams Merritt, was 30. He lived in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 27 February 1880, in El Dorado, California, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Placerville, El Dorado, California, United States.
Irish: from Gaelic Ó Madáin ‘descendant of Madán’, a shortened form of Madadhán, from madadh ‘dog’ (compare Madigan ).
Welsh: from the personal name Madin.