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 2, 2013

John Shively And Wife, Amelia Garman (Gorman), Who Lived In Darke County, Ohio

John Shively and wife, Amelia Garman, are located in the records of Darke County, Ohio.  John Shively was born in April 1857 died 26-July-1934 and wife Amelia Garman (Gorman) was born 16-Feb-1862 died 15-April-1931. John and Amelia were married in Miami County, OH on 15-Nov-1882. They are listed on the 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930 Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio census records.  They were the parents of Estella F. born 25-Feb-1884 died 1966 and married Charles H. Wise on 20-Jan-1906 in Darke County, OH buried Harris Creek Cem., Miami County, OH; Walter Ogle born 10-Apr-1886; William Ned born 1-Apr-1888, died 28-Mar-1963 Columbus, OH married 14-May-1909 to Ella Miller; John Henry born 9-Oct-1890 died Feb-1979; Esther M. born 8-Apr-1892 died 28-Oct-1974; Edward R. born 26-May-1894, Ralph H. born 1903, and J. S. born 12-Jan-1908. 

Located in The Piqua Daily Call, Thursday, July 26, 1934, Page 12, Column 3:
Veteran Bradford Railroad Man Dies
Bradford, O., July 26. (Special)---John Shively, 77, retired veteran railroad employee and farmer died at 1 o’clock this morning at the Greenville hospital following treatment there of the past several weeks.  The deceased underwent an operation Tuesday.
He was widely known throughout this vicinity having moved to his home one mile west of Bradford some years ago.  He was born in Pennsylvania.  His wife preceded him in death.  He was a member of the Presbyterian church in Bradford.
Survivors include four sons, William of Columbus; Walter, John Jr., and Ralph at home; two daughters, Mrs. Stella Wise and Miss Esther Shively at home; two brothers, David of Columbus and Frank of Fort Worth Texas; one sister, Mrs. Anna South of Columbus and two grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements had not been completed, plans being withheld upon receipt of word from the deceased’s brother in Texas

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