Ray Malone was a software developer, after a career in broadcasting, and owner of radio stations. His ancestors, of Irish origin, arrived in the Chillicothe, OH, area in the early nineteenth century and were farmers in Ross County. From his uncle and grandfather, Malone heard stories about Madison Hemings that had come through his great-great-uncle Benjamin Malone, Hemings’s neighbor.
28 Oct. 1999, Chillicothe, OH Interviewee: H. Ray Malone
“The spittin’ image of his daddy”
Ray Malone recalls what he heard from his grandfather about Madison Hemings.