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Walter D Golladay (#47767825)
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Bio Photo Since 1994, I have been honored to be the family genealogist, author and publisher of THE GOLLADAY FAMILY IN AMERICA (c). The 1,000 page, 2 volume, 4th edition, was originally published in 2002 and republished in 2008 & 2009.

Over the decades I have found the principal surnames of Golladay and Golliday are related. Most other spelling variations are likewise related, and all will be included in the 5th edition.

Therefore, the 5th edition 1,500 to 2,000 page 4 volume manuscript will be titled THE GOLLADAY AND GOLLIDAY FAMILIES IN AMERICA (c).

I hope to publish a completely revised 4 volume 5th -- and final -- edition in 2016 or 2017. Volume I will contain the family tree of descendents from German Ancestors; Volume II will contain the Bibliography and Index, Military family members, Maps and Family Photo Albums; new Volume III will contain detailed reports for US Census years 1790 thru 1940; and Churches, Cemeteries, Tombstones and Gravesites.

With the support and participation of several African American Golladay and Golliday families, a new Volume IV will include Black, Mulatto and African American family members sharing our family surnames dating back to about 1860 or 1870, and coming forward. These family members do not appear to have any direct lineage with the German ancestors identified in Volume I. Presently I have completed research Reports on their 1870, 1880, 1900 & 1910 US Censuses, developed several Family Trees.

Photographs downloaded from and will be fully acknowledged in my book. Conversely, I will upload tombstones photographs I have, but not found in either website.

If you request a MANAGEMENT TRANSFER I will give every consideration in accommodating you, but please state your relationship to the deceased. Please use the EDIT tab, it makes it easier for me.
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K Simon
RE: Robert Thomas Howell
your welcome
Added by K Simon on Mar 14, 2015 3:51 PM
RE: Thoms Jefferson & Caroline (Golladay) Stratton
Of course.
Added by Texasnmyheart on Mar 13, 2015 12:11 PM
Perri Suzan
Rozetta Hart Wry
Hello Walter, sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. My husband is a direct decendant of Joseph and Rozetta. His GGfather was George. He dosn't want to turn over Rozetta's memorial just yet.
Added by Perri Suzan on Mar 05, 2015 4:29 PM
RE: Larry Dean Sturgeon
Yes, you have my permission to use my photo of his tombstone. I do not need specific credit, so listing the credit as BjJ at is sufficient. Thanks for asking and good luck with your project.
Added by BjJ on Mar 01, 2015 10:45 AM
Carolyn Horney
Mary Marha Golladay Calvert
Thank you for enriching my info about my great grandmother, Mary Martha Golladay. She is buried a few miles from my home in Crawfordsville, Indiana. My Mother, Mary Calvert Harris and many other relatives are buried in the same cemetery. Thanks again for your help.

Carolyn Harris Horney
Added by Carolyn Horney on Feb 28, 2015 11:09 AM
John Flack
Transfer Request
Hi Walter,

Can you also transfer the following memorials to me? They also are my cousins and I didn't realize they were buried in the same cemetery as the Phillips you also transferred to me. Thank you again for helping me with the Phillips. These two people I'm asking for a transfer were murdered after they left TN and moved to OH. They were a mother and daughter.

Memorial #1: 113302235
Memorial #2: 113302256

Thank you sir.
Added by John Flack on Feb 28, 2015 7:52 AM
John Flack
Memorial 111984638
One more update:

Pastor (Maxwell Chapel A.M.E. Church-Maineville, OH)
Added by John Flack on Feb 27, 2015 5:50 PM
John Flack
Memorial 111984638
Hi Walter,

Can you please make the necessary changes to this site?

Middle Name: Lee
Birthplace: Bedford County, TN
Deathplace: Maineville, OH

Thank you.
Added by John Flack on Feb 27, 2015 5:48 PM
John Flack
Memorial 111984516
Hi Walter,

This is my cousin. Can you please make the following changes to her memorial site?

Father: 143119260
Mother: 143119306

Nickname: Cousin Rosie Lee
Maiden Name: Scott

Title: Mrs.
Birth: Haley, TN (County of Bedford)
Death: Dayton, OH
Added by John Flack on Feb 27, 2015 5:34 PM
Cindy Tebbetts Germany
RE: George Golladay, Memorial# 32957788
Hi Walter,

I have uploaded the photos you requested.

Added by Cindy Tebbetts Germany on Feb 25, 2015 8:01 AM
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