Daniel P. Shively was the son of Daniel Shively and Catherine Bowman. Daniel P. Shively was born on 24-November-1841 in Montgomery County, Ohio and died on 22-July-1900 in Miami County, Indiana. He was married in January-1864 to Harriet Little. Harriet was born in 1847 and died 10-January-1923. Children of Daniel P. Shively and Harriet Little included: William Harrison 1866-1930 or 1933; Anthony Leroy 1869-1946; Charles Stacey 1875-1958; Edna May 1881-1963 and Thomas Albert Shively 1883-1953.
Daniel P. Shively was a minister in the Dunkard church. A newspaper obituary was located in the Logansport Daily-Pharos, Tuesday, July 24, 1900, Page 8, Column 1: Rev. Daniel Shively of Pipe Creek township, one of the best known Dunkard ministers in this section of the state, died Sunday afternoon after a two weeks siege of neuralgia of the heart. He leaves a family. The funeral will be held tomorrow.
A son of Daniel Shively and Harriet Little, William Harrison Shively was born on 2-April-1866 in Miami County, Indiana and died 27-May-1930 or 1933 buried Coolidge Cemetery, Hamilton County, Kansas. He married Olive Wealthy Chronister, daughter of John Chronister and Drucilla Shawman, on 22-February-1888. Olive was born in Dec-1865, died in 1922, buried Coolidge Cemetery, Hamilton County, Kansas. Children of William and Olive included: daughter Georgia born 11-Dec-1890 or 1891 died January-1969 married Mr. Shanstrom; son Charles Daniel born 14-Jan-1894 or 1895 died 14-May-1977 buried Coolidge Cemetery; daughter Edna L born 17-Jan-1897 died 22-Jan-1974 married Clifford Kindler; daughter Harriet Elizabeth born 30-April-1899 died 25-March-1911 buried Coolidge Cemetery; son Paul Harold born 20-June-1901 died 31-Jan-1968 buried Coolidge Cemetery; son Homer Wayne born ca 1909.
William Shively and Olive are listed on the 1900 Hamilton County, Kansas, Coolidge City census. Olive lists that she had 4 children and 4 children are living. William H Shively and wife Olive are listed on the 1910 Hamilton County, Kansas, Coolidge City census. The family has grown from 4 children to 6 children. By 1920 William H Shively and wife Olive had moved to Prowers County, Colorado, Town of Holly. Listed in the household are daughter Georgia E, age 29, a nurse in a hospital; son Charley D, age 25, a clerk in a bank; daughter Enda L, age 22, a teacher in a grade school; son Paul H, age 18, a laborer on the home farm and Wayne H, age 11, no occupation.