Walter D Golladay

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Since 1994, I have been honored to be the family historian, 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. It is sold out.

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 GOLLADAY AND GOLLIDAY FAMILIES IN AMERICA (c). I hope to publish a completely revised 5th -- and final -- edition in 2020 or 2021.

Volume I will contain the Family Tree of descendants from German Ancestors, Bibliography and Index. Presently it encompasses 13 generations of family members, in over 1,500 pages and over 14,400 names.

Volume II will contain family members in the Military; and detailed reports for US Census years 1790 thru 1940. Presently, the 1850 through 1920 US Censuses have been thoroughly reviewed and documented in their respective reports. In early 2019, I began reviewing the 1930 US Census.

New Volume III will contain Family Photograph Albums; and all known family member Tombstones and Grave-sites documented in

All known family members will be included in Volume's II and III.

With the support and participation of many 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 our German ancestors identified in Volume I, and will therefore have their own Family Trees in Volume IV.

All draft reports, mentioned above, are available for review and comment on my free website.

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