Francisco was a 12 year-old orphan after the Mexican-American War. when he was brought to the United States by Henry Burroughs Holliday. Henry raised the boy in Griffin, Georgia, along with his son, John Henry Holliday aka “Doc” Holliday. Francisco was an adopted brother to Doc and grew to admire Henry as a father figure.
Adopted brother of “Doc” Holliday, Francisco served as a private in Company B, 30th Georgia Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War.
Half brother to Doc Holliday
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 August 2018), memorial page for Francisco “Francis” E'Dalgo (4 Jul 1835–13 Jan 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62904337, citing County Line Baptist Church Cemetery, Jenkinsburg, Butts County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jeff (contributor 47199811) .
County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia. Name: Francisco Adalgo; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 12 Jun 1854; Marriage Place: Butts, Georgia, USA; Spouse: Martha Freeman; Spouse Gender: Female
Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007. Name: Francisco Edalgo; Gender: Male; Spouse: Martha Freeman; Child: Reuben J Edalgo
1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.Year: 1870; Census Place: Militia District 576, Henry, Georgia; Roll: M593_157; Page: 427B; Family History Library Film: 545656
Robert Kennedy Holliday, John Stiles Holliday, James Taylor McKey, Thomas Sylvester McKey, William Harrison McKey and Francisco E'Dalgo, Confederate Service Records, Civil War Section, Georgia State Department of Archives and History, Atlanta, Georgia.
Removed Alice McKey as mother for Francisco E'Dalgo. Francisco was "adopted" by Henry Burroughs Holliday many years prior to his marriage to Alice. Francisco was a young man by the time Alice came into the picture and according to historians was not raised by her.