Roselia, eldest daughter of William and Mary E. Shively, was born in Kosciusko county, Ind., Aug. 12, 1875, died at Jamestown, N.D., Nov. 21, 1907, aged 32 years, 3 months and 9 days. She united with the Brethren church Feb. 14, 1892, and lived a consistent christian life until death. She expressed her desire to go and meet her little ones. She was united in marriage to Frank E. Wines, Dec. 20, 1894. To this union were born four children, two sons and two daughters; the two sons preceeded her in death. She leaves to mourn her loss a kind husband and the little girls, a father, mother, grandmother, six brothers and two sisters, with other relatives and a host of friends.
Rosa was a kind, loving mother, an affectionate wife and loving daughter.
The marriage of Roselia Shively and Frank Wines was recorded in the Rochester Sentinel, Friday, December 28, 1894, Page 5, Column 3:
Mr. Frank Wines of this county, and Miss Rosa Shively, of Kosciusko Co., were quietly married in the presence of several friends, at the residence of Rev. A. S. Fisher on the 20th inst.
"Rozetta" Shively is located on the 1880 Kosciusko County, IN, Franklin Township census in the household of her parents, William and Mary E Shively. She is located on the 1900 Fulton County, IN, Henry Township, census. In the household are husband Frank E Wines age 29, wife Rosetta age 24, and daughter Retha M age 2.
The obituary for Roselia Shively's father, William Shively, was located in the Rochester, Fulton County, IN newspapers. Extracted from the Rochester Weekly Republican, Thursday Morning, January 30, 1919, Page 6, Column 3 is the following:
William Shively, son of Levi and Elizabeth Shively, was born in Union county, Pa., Dec. 3, 1844, and departed this life Jan. 14, 1919, aged 74 years, 1 month and 11 days.
At an early age he, with his parents, came to Indiana where they spent the remainder of their lives.
On Dec. 14, 1871, he was united in marriage with Mary Ellen Heeter. In the following year, he, with his wife, joined the Dunkard church, and later united with the Progressives.
The family consisted of ten children. One died in infancy, another, Mrs. Roselia Wines, departed this life while residing in North Dakota, ten years ago.
There are left to mourn his departure the wife and eight children, Edgar and Charles, of North Dakota; George, of Montana; Martin, of Michigan; Mrs. Ira Bryant, Everet, Noah and Viola, of this county.
There are eighteen grandchildren, two sisters and one brother. Two sisters and one brother have preceeded him. He was a solider of the Civil war. He enlisted for one hundred days in the 138 regiment, Co. E., and was discharged. He then re-enlisted and served in the 155th regiment, Co. A, where he served until the close of the war and received an honorable discharge. At the time of his death he was a member of McClung Post, G.A.R.
Mr. Shively was a man well known in this community and endeared himself to a host of friends. His chair is vacant, but there remains the memory of the many happy years spent in the company of a kind, loving companion, father and friend.