Golladay & Golliday family in 1860 census
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Calhoun County - Gilead Precinct, Gilead P.O.

04 June 1860

In household of William Wagand:

John Golladay 52 Laborer Link to Golladay family tree is unknown


Coles County - Ashmore Township, Ashmore P.O.

29 August 1860

Jacob B. Golladay 40 Farmer From Shenandoah County, Virginia
- Mahala A. (Combs) 25    
- Amanda (1) 11    
- Jane 8    
- Martha 5    
- William 3    
- Elizabeth 1    

(1) Amanda married John C. Taylor on 15 December 1865


Coles County - East Oakland Township, Kansas P.O.

15 June 1860

William Taylor 40 Farm laborer  
- Susan (Golladay) 35   From Shenandoah County, Virginia
- Benjamin 15 Farm laborer  
- Rebecca 15 Domestic  
- Elizabeth 12    
- James R. 6    
- Sarah 5    
- William B. 1    


Coles County - Morgan Township, Charleston P.O.

03 July 1860

In household of W.C. McClain:

John Golladay 63   From Shenandoah County, Virginia
- Alexander 26    


04 July 1860

Melinda Golladay (2) 47    
- Elizabeth A, 9    

(2) Mrs. Malinda Diggs married John Golladay on 19 August 1858. Since John is shown above in a different household, it appears they were divorced.


03 July 1860

Henry Golladay 40 Blacksmith From Shenandoah County, Virginia
- Margaret Jane (Kigley) 34    
- Alice J. 11    
- Byrd M. 8    
- Samuel H. 6    
- Elmira 3    
- Henrietta C. 1    


03 July 1860

Moses Golladay  Christian cross 50 Farmer From Shenandoah County, Virginia
Died on 12 Mar 1862
- Catharine 40    
- Mary M (3) 18 Domestic  
- William 13    
- Robert Roberts 15 Farm laborer  

(3) On 05 August 1863, Mary married John Knock (or Nock), a carpenter who had immigrated with his parents from Germany when he was a child. They lived on the same farm that Moses Golladay had settled.


Missing from census:

Christopher Golladay  (4) US flag  30 Christian cross From Shenandoah County, Virginia

(4) By 1860, Christopher's mother had died and his father David Golladay had moved to Warren County, Iowa to live with his daughter Mary Ann Reeves. Christopher apparently remained in Cole County, but has not been found in the census.


Hancock County - Durham Township, Durham P.O.

18 August 1860

John B. Golliday (Sr) 26 Farmer From Augusta County, VA
- Susan J. 25    
- William H. (or M?) 8    
- John B. (Jr.) 6    
- George F 5    
- Samuel P. 4    
- Infant 2    

Missing from census:

Knox County (or Marion County?)

George W. Golliday (5)   US flag 22   From Franklin County, Ohio
- Esther H. (Powers) 20    

(5) George is probably the grandson of Reuben Golliday, who was the patriarch of the Golladay's of Franklin County, Ohio. The identity of George's parents has not yet been established.


Vermilion County - Catlin Township, Danville P.O.

18 June 1860

In household of John & Artimisa Rabourn

Martha J. Golliday (6) 11    

(6) Martha married James R. Downing on 12 June 1867 in Vermilion County. This may be Jackson Golliday's daughter, who is also listed below with his family.


Vermilion County - Middle Fork, Higginsville P.O.

30 July 1860

Andrew Jackson Golliday (7) 39 Farmer Born in Ohio
- Jane (O'Hail) 27   Born in Ohio
- Cynthia A (8) 16    
- William E.   US flag 14    
- Martha 11    
- Mary E.; 9    
- Thomas C. 3    
- Elmira 5/12    

(7) Jackson's name is misspelled as "Golady" in the census. Jackson's first wife Mahala Swain died in 1854. He then married Jane O'Hail on 24 June 1856. The Civil War draft registration records in June of 1863 listed Jackson in Ohio (Franklin Township in Franklin County). Jackson probably is the son of Reuben Golliday, who died in Vermilion County in 1852.

(8) Cynthia married William W. Smith on 07 March 1861.


US flag   denotes service as a Union soldier

Christian cross  denotes a person who died between 1860 and 1870


This page last updated on March 03, 2012