A Shively researcher working on the Daniel Shively lineage in Franklin County, Virginia is asking for help. There are two Daniel Shively's listed on the 1850 Franklin County census records with the same names in each household. After 1860 only one Daniel Shively family appears on the records. If you have additional information and can help with this research please reply to blog article.
On the 1850 Franklin County, Virginia census, dated 29-Oct-1860,Written 269, Stamped page 135, Family Number 1109 is Daniel Shively (Daniel's son) age 56 (born ca 1794), wife Catharine age 56 (born ca 1794), daughter Sarah age 15 (born ca. 1836) Interesting that for some reason the census taker identified this Daniel Shively as Daniel's son. The entry before Daniel is Sparell Janney age 42 and wife Elizabeth age 37 and family. The second entry for Daniel Shively is dated 29-Oct-1860, Written 270, Family Number 1117 with entry Daniel Shively age 60 (born ca 1790), wife Catharine age 50 (born ca 1800), and daughter Sarah age 20 (born ca 1830). The household listed after this Daniel Shively is Fleming Shively age 27 and his wife Celia A. E. age 16.
Listed on the 1860 S. W. District, Franklin County, Virginia, Post Office Long Branch census is Daniel Shiveley Sr. age 63 (born ca 1797) and wife Catharine age 61 (born ca 1799).
Listed on the 1880 Franklin County, Virginia census is the household of Fleming Shively age 46, wife Elender age 37, daughter Octavia age 13, daughter Josephine age 11, daughter Victoria age 9, daughter Adline age 6, daughter Sarah age 4, Flemings father Daniel age 74 (born ca 1796) and Flemings mother Catharine age 68 (born ca 1802).
Catherine Shively is listed on the 1880 Franklin County, Virginia census in the household of Norman Sigman age 48, wife Sally age 46 (born ca 1834) with children and mother-in-law Catharine Shively age 82 (born ca 1798). From the records Sarah Shively born 7-Jun-1833 died 29-Jul-1908 married Norman Taliaferro Sigman(Sigmon).
The following information is found in Across The Blue Ridge by Billie Redding Lewis, Page 126 is the following:
Daniel Shively born ca. 1794; died after 1870 census; married on 13-Jan-1818 to Catharine RIchards, daughter of John, surety by P. Howard. Daniel lived in Montgomery County, Va in 1820; returned to Franklin County and in 1870 he and his wife with living with son Fleming.
Son, Fleming Shively was born ca. 1823; married 17-May-1850 married to Celia Ann Janney.
From Page 124 it is written that this Daniel Shively was the son of John Shively, progenitor of Franklin County, Virginia Shivelys was born ca. 1755 in Penn. or Maryland; died between August and November, 1834, in Franklin County; married 1st unknown; married 2nd Susannah (Crist) Gusler (said to have been born on 13-Aug-1763) widow of Christian Frederick Guslter. Susannah died sometime between 1834, at the time of her husband's will and 1853, when the estate was being divided among the four sons.