John W. Shively was born on 26-Nov-1832 and died 29-Nov-1907 in Trumbull County, OH. He was the son of Jacob Shively (born 15-May-1803 died 1-Jul-1879) and Elizabeth Wolfcale (died 12-Dec-1863). John W. Shively married Jane Hodge born 1-May-1841 in England and died 1-Feb-1923 in Trumbull County, OH. John and Jane Shively are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Trumbull County, OH.
John W. Shively and Jane Hodge were the parents of at least the following children: Sarah H. born 26-Sep-1857 died 25-Sep-1934, married 1st Clayton J. Fansler married 2nd J. W. Durbin; Elizabeth Ellen born 13-Sep-1860 died 10-Feb-1946, married Chester McIlree; Thomas N. born 17-Nov-1861 died 4-Jul-1938, married Alice (Allie) Mahan; William J. born 1-Jun-1864 died 12-Feb-1939, married Clara E. Harklerode; Lucy A. born 6-Mar-1868 died 28-Feb-1925, married A. Chinnock; Fred J. born 2-Apr-1870 died 21-Apr-1965; Cora married Frank Cummins; Kittie D. born 1876 died 2-Jan-1960, married Thomas J. Fry; Lena born Mar-1879 died 1957, married Albert C. Cummins; Carl Wolfcale born 22-Aug-1883 died 20-Mar-1960.
The librarians at Warren-Trumbull County Ohio Public Library located the following newspaper obituaries. Located in the Warren Daily Tribune, 30-Nov-1907, Page 5, Column 1:
The death of John W. Shively, an aged and respected citizen of Champion, occurred Friday afternoon after a lingering illness wth a complication of diseases. The deceased was born at North Jackson November 26, 1832, and was in his 75th year. He is survived by his wife, four sons and six daughters. The funeral services will be held Monday at 10 o'clock at the late home. Burial will take place at Oakwood.
Following is the newspaper obituary for Jane Hodge Shively, February 2, 1923, Page 7, Column 3:
Mrs. Jane Shively
Mrs. Jane Shively, widow of the late John Shively, one of the oldest and most highly regarded pioneer of Champion township, passed away at her home near Champion Thursday evening at 8:55, following an illness of one week. Mrs. Shively was overtaken by a stroke of paralysis seven days ago and failed to rally from the attack. Announcement of her death is received with deep regret by the people of her community. She was born on May 1, 1840 in Somersetshire, England and came to this country with her parents when she was four years old. The family located in Champion and she had lived on the farm where she died for the past fifty two years. She was a woman of find christian character and a life long membership of the Disciple church of Champion. She is survived by four sons, Thomas M. of Warren, William J. of Farmington; Fred J. of Uniondale, Ind.; Carl, at home, and six daughters, Mrs. Sarah H. Durbin, Uniondale, Ind.; Mrs. Ella E. McIlree, Mrs. Lucy A. Chinnock, Mrs. Cora J. Cummins, Mrs. Kitty D. Fry, Mrs. Lena M. Cummins, of Warren.
She also leaves twenty-one grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at her late home in Champion, Monday at 1 o'clock, when Rev. Bright of Sharon will officiate. The body will be laid to rest in Oakwood cemetery in Warren.