This site was created by Larry Shively who is researching the history of the Shively families. The goal is to have a site where all Shively researchers can share and ask questions in regards to their Shively lines. The largest majority of the Shively family records are located in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. There are early records of Shively's also in Virginia and Kentucky. There are not many established Shively lineages back to Europe. There are documented lineages to Switzerland and Germany. Through the sharing of information from all of our research it is desired that all can learn about our Shively families.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Civil War Widow's Pension, Sarah Shively, Widow Of Aaron C. Shively, Kosciusko County, Indiana

Aaron C. Shively and Sarah Hamon
Aaron C. Shively was enrolled on the 5th day of August 1862 at Carey, Ohio, in Company F, 101st Regiment of Ohio Volunteers to serve three years.  He was mustered into service as a Private on the 30th day of August, 1862, at Camp Monroeville, Ohio in Company F, 101st Regiment of Ohio Volunteers.  He was killed at the Battle of Stone River, Tennessee on 31-December-1862.
Aaron C. Shively was the son of Henry Shively and Mary A. Chambers.  He was born on 5-Mar-1836, died 31-Dec-1862 and is buried in Stone River National Cemetery, 3501 Old Nashville Road, Murfreesboro, TN, Grave 1386.  Aaron married Sarah Harmon (Harman) on 15-Jan-1861 in Kosciusko County, IN.  There were no children born to this union. Sarah Harmon (Harman) was the daughter of John B. Harmon and wife, Isabel. Sarah Harmon Shively died on 19-Oct-1912 in Kosciusko County, IN. She is buried in the Stony Point Cemetery, Clunette, Kosciukso County, IN.
On the 1st day of August, 1863 before a clerk of the Circuit Court of Kosciukso County, IN personally appeared Sarah Shively, age twenty-eight, widow of Aaron C. Shively. She declared that she was married to Aaron C. Shively on the 15-Jan-1861 and that Aaron was killed at the Battle of Stone River in December 1862. She states he was a Private in Company F commanded by Captain Kirby in the 101st Regiment of the Ohio Volunteers.
Sarah Harmon Shively did not marry after the death of Aaron Shively.  Sarah Harmon is enumerated in 1860 in the household of her parents in Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, IN.  Listed in the household are John B Harmon age 49, wife Isabel age 51, son John age 26, daughter Sarah age 25, son David age 22, daughter Ann age 18, son Ruben age 16, son Amos age 14, and daughter Elizabeth age 10.  Sarah Shively, age 35, is found in 1870 in the household of Peter Bowerman age 76 in Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, IN. Sarah was also located on the 1900 and 1910 Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, IN census records.
Aaron Shively is enumerated in 1850 in the household of his parents in Crawford Township, Wyandot County, Ohio.  Listed in the household is Henry Shively age 47, wife Mary A. age 43, daughter Catharine age 21, son Aaron age 14, daughter Susan age 10, son Henry age 8, son Erasmus age 6, and son Milton age 3. Henry and Mary have moved to Vanlue, Amanda Township, Hancock County, Ohio by 1860.
The grandparents of Aaron C. Shively were Conrad Shively and Mary Moyer. Conrad Shively was born ca. 1773 in York County, PA and died 7-June-1850 in Stark County, OH. The great-grandparents of Aaron Shively were John Shively and wife Eve.  John Shively was born 24-Jul-1748 in Lancaster County, PA.

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