James William Golladay

Brief Life History of James William

When James William Golladay was born on 13 August 1842, in Powells Fort, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel Golladay, was 33 and his mother, Delilah Louisa McInturff, was 25. He married Atilla Jane Munch on 11 March 1867, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Johnston District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 March 1893, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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James William Golladay
Atilla Jane Munch
Marriage: 11 March 1867
Reverend Robert Emory Golladay
Alice Virginia Golliday
Frank Howard Golladay
Luther Greenberry Golladay
Estella Frances Golladay
Mabel Gertrude Golladay
Oscar Loy Golladay
Archibald Samuel Golladay
Clarence Conrad Golladay

Sources (27)

  • James Goliday in household of Samuel Goliday, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jas. W., "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • James W Golladay, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of French Gallaudet . Compare Golliday .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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