|Lewis Shively/Mary Hoover Marriage Certificate|
Lewis Nealy Shively was born on 18-May-1881 in Kosciusko County, IN and died 5-Mar-1957 in Rochester, Monroe County, NY. Lewis was the son of John W. Shively (1845-1936) and Phrania "Franny" Foltz (1854-1931). Lewis married Mary Louisa Hoover in Kosciusko County, IN on 17-Aug-1902. Mary was born 19-Nov-1882 in Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN and died 9-Jan-1948 in Clyde, Wayne County, NY. She was the daughter of Isaiah Hoover and Emaline Loucks.
Located on the 1900 Etna Township, Kosciusko County, IN census is the household of John W. Shively born Jan-1845 age 55 married 26 years, wife Fanny born Feb-1854 age 46 married 26 years 7 children born of whom 6 are living, son Ira C. born Apr-1877 age 23, son Lewis born May-1881 age 19, son Rufus O. born Oct 1883 age 16, son Curtis H. born Apr-1888 age 12, and daughter Clara E. born Sep-1892 age 7. Listed on the 1910 Colon Township, St. Joseph County, MI census is the household of Lewis Shively age 28 married 6 years, wife Mary age 27 married 6 years 1 child born and 1 child living, daughter Ocie age 7, and sister-in-law Martha Hoover age 18. Listed on the 1920 Constantine Township, St. Joseph County, MI census is the family of Louis Shively age 38, wife Mary age 37, daughter Ocie age 16 and hired man Luther Guthrie age 23. On the 1930 Cortland City, Cortland County, NY census is the household of Lewis Shively age 48, wife Mary age 47 and son Robert age 7. Listed on the 1940 Clyde, Wayne County, NY census are the families of Alfred Hoy age 44, wife Ocie Fern age 37, daughter Winifred age 17, son Daniel age 15, daughter Eva age 9, father-in-law Louis Shively age 58 and mother-in-law Mary Shively age 57.
The following newspaper obituary was extracted from the Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, New York, Thursday, March 7, 1957, Page 3, Column 3:
CLYDE, March 6 - Lewis Shively, 75, former resident of Clyde, died in Rochester early Tuesday (March 5, 1957) after a long illness. He was born in Bourbon, Ind., May 18, 1881, a son of John and Fanny Shively and has passed the last 15 years in this vicinity.
He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Alfrey E. Hoy of Clyde RD; two granddaughters, Mrs. Robert Barnes of Clyde RD and Miss Eva Hoy of Rochester; a grandson, Daniel Hoy of Newark; two great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Kenneth E. Lundy Funeral Home at 48 Sodus St., Clyde, until tomorrow night when the body will be sent to Nappanee, Ind., where the funeral will be conducted Sunday afternoon. Burial will be in Union Center Cemetery, Union Center, Ind.