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.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Leah Ream Shively, Wife Of Daniel W. Shively, Who Lived In Sandusky and Licking County, Ohio

Daniel Shively and Leah Ream Marriage Record
The newspaper obituary for Leah Ream Shively was located in The Newark Daily Advocate, Saturday, May 17, 1913, Page 4, Column 4:
Mrs. D. W. Shively
Leah Ream, daughter of Elizabeth and Gabriel Ream, was born in Washington township, Sandusky county, Ohio, April 2, 1844.  Died May 14, 1913, aged 69 years, 1 month, 12 days.
She was married to Daniel W. Shively, March 28, 1869.  To them was born two children, Martin L. Shively of this city and Hattie M. Wienrank of Woodland, Ill. Deceased has been a resident of Newark about eleven years.  She leaves to mourn her death her husband and son of this city, one daughter Mrs. Hattie Weinrank of Woodland, Ill., also three sisters and three brothers Johnathan Ream and Henry Ream and Mrs. Sarah Lindsay of Helena, Ohio, George W. Ream of Rose Hill, Ohio, Miss Anna H. Ream of Toledo, Ohio and Mrs. Elizabeth Ickes of Millbury, Ohio.   Seven grandchildren also survive.  Short funeral services will be held Sunday at 10 o'clock a.m., at the home of the son, No. 4 Pleasant street, Rev. Mr. Parker officiating.  Interment at Cedar HIll cemetery.

The following newspaper article was located in The Newark Daily Advocate, Thursday, May 13, 1913, Page 5, Columns 2 and 3:
Mrs. Leah Shively
Mrs. Leah Shively, age 69 years, wife of Daniel W. Shively and mother of Patrolman Martin Shively, died Wednesday night at 9:30 o'clock at the City hospital, following a long illness. She was removed to the institution Tuesday in a very precarious condition and it was thought that she would survive but a few hours.  She rallied, however and lived about 26 hours after entering the hospital.
Mrs. Shively was a native of Ohio and has lived in Newark for several years.  The body was taken to the undertaking parlors of Bazler & Bradley, prepared for burial and later removed to the home of the son Martin L. Shively, No. 4 Pleasant street, where the funeral services will be held.  No arrangements have been made for the funeral.
Besides her husband and the son, Mrs. Shively is survived by a sister, Mrs. Hattie Wunerling of Woodland, Illinois.
(Note: in the last sentence is incorrect information.  She was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Hattie Weinrank of Woodland, Illinois).

Daniel Shively and Leah Ream are located on the 1870, 1880 and 1900 Sandusky County, Ohio census records.  They are listed in the household of their son, Martin Shively, in 1910 in Licking County, Ohio.

Daniel W. Shively died on 27-Oct-1917 in Belmont Township, Iroquois, Illinois.  He was buried in the Woodland Cemetery.

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