Golladay Family Patriotic Ceremonies
June 12 and 13, 2010

Golladay patriotic ceremony



Recognition of and the Unveiling of Gravestone Markers for Golladay Family Revolutionary War Patriots of Shenandoah County, Virginia:

Jacob Golladay, Senior, Lieutenant, Shenandoah Militia

Joseph Golladay, Corporal, 8th Virginia Regiment, C.L. (Continental Line)

Maria Huslander (originally Höltzlander) Golladay, wife of Joseph Golladay

David Golladay, Major, Shenandoah Militia

These ceremonies were held on lands once owned by the Golladay family in early America.

Jacob Golladay was the patriarch of the Golladay family of Shenandoah County. Three grave markers were placed in the cemetery on the southwestern corner of the property that Jacob settled.

David Golladay’s grave was placed in the cemetery on his property near the North River in Augusta County. The house where David and his family lived in the early 1800's is near this cemetery.




Unveiling of the gravestone marker

Photo courtesy of Walter D. Golladay

Unveiling of the gravestone marker for Joseph Golladay, Corporal, 8th Virginia Regiment



Grave of Jacob Golladay, Sr.

Jacob Golladay, Sr. was the patriarch of the Golladay family in Virginia




Robert Howell at Ceremony

The late Robert Howell speaking at the ceremony
honoring Major David Golladay in Augusta County


Robert Howell of Lynchburg, Virginia was the driving force that made these dedication ceremonies happen. They would have never taken place without Robert's determination and hard work. Robert did extensive research in the early history of the Golladay family in America. Robert's mother was a Golladay and he was a descendant of Revolutionary War soldiers Jacob Golladay and son his Joseph. Robert passed away on May17, 2013.


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