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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. In April of 2015, a 100% review of was completed.

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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Linda Claxton
RE: Senior Master Sergeant Lloyd Golladay, USAF
You're very welcome. Glad to help out.

Added by Linda Claxton on Apr 30, 2015 11:21 PM
RE: Private Guy Golliday
You are very welcome.. Let me know if you need further photo's ie of the surrounding area...


Ken Bower
Added by K.B. on Apr 25, 2015 4:06 PM
RE: Diana
She's at the Pines cemetery: not the South Pines cemetery. It's owned by the same company but, two different locations.
Added by Lydia on Apr 19, 2015 11:31 PM
Carl Weaver
RE: William & Sarah (Golladay) McClelland
If you want, contact me via email and I will send you higher resolution of the William & Sarah (Golladay) McClelland photos for your book. It is better than lifting low resolution images from Find A Grave. Just let me know what you need.
Added by Carl Weaver on Apr 18, 2015 1:53 PM
RE: Dianna
Absolutely! I got a section and plot number; when I talked to the office. I'll get it for you in the next couple days.
Added by Lydia on Apr 17, 2015 7:32 PM
Brandy Wells Murray
RE: William & Mary Lou (Golladay) Stevenson
You are very welcome! Have a blessed day!
Added by Brandy Wells Murray on Apr 07, 2015 7:44 AM
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
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