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, September 13, 2013

Austin Elmer Shively And Wife Rosa May Moore Who Lived In Fulton County, Indiana

Austin Elmer Shively
Austin Elmer Shively was born 14-Sep-1873 in Fulton County, IN and died 2-Apr-1949 in Fulton County, IN.  He was the son of William Shively and Mary Ellen Heeter.  William Shively and Roselia Shively, father and sister of Elmer Shively, were the subjects of the March 15, 2013 blog.  Elmer Shively was married to Rosa May Moore on 19-Dec-1896 in Fulton County.  Elmer and Rosa were the parents of the following children:  Devon (1898-1972), Lester (1902-1942), Raymond (1903-1966) and Mary born 1913.  Elmer and Rosa are listed on the 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930 Henry Township, Fulton Co., IN census records. Elmer is listed in the household of his son, Devon, on the 1940 Henry Township, Fulton County census record.

The following obituary was extracted from the Logansport Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, IN, Monday Evening, December 5, 1938, Page 9, Column 6:
Mrs. Elmer Shively Summoned By Death
Rochester, Ind., Dec 5 -- Mrs. Elmer Shively, 61, well known resident of the Athens community, died Sunday night at the home of her son, Lester Shively of Mishawaka.  Death followed a long illness.  Mrs. Shively had been in the home of her son for the past five months.
Mrs. Shively was born June 1, 1877, in Fulton county, daughter of Lafayette and Hannah Moore.  She spent her entire life in Fulton county.
Surviving are:  husband, Elmer Shively; three son, Devon Shively of Rochester and Lester and Raymond Shively of Mishawaka; one daughter, Mrs. Inez Walker, Mishawaka.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from Athens Church of God with Rev. Daniel Slaybaugh in charge.  Interment will be made in Mr. Hope cemetery in Athens.

Located in the Logansport Pharos-Tribune,  Monday Evening, April 4, 1949, Page 8, Column 6:
Hold Rites Today For Fulton Farmer
Rochester, Ind. -- Funeral rites for Austin Elmer SHively, 75, will be conducted at the Foster funeral home at 2 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Daniel Slaybaugh,  Akron.  Burial will be in Mt. Hope cemetery at Athens.
Mr. Shively, a farmer of Newcastle township, died early Saturday morning at Woodlawn hospital after a four weeks' illness.
A lifelong resident of Fulton county, he was born September 14, 1873, the son of William and Mary Ellen Shively.  On December 19, 1896, he was married to Rosie May Moore who preceded him in death.
Surviving are two sons, Raymond, Mishawaka; and Devon, Rochester; one daughter, Mrs. Harry Miller, Akron; four brothers, Noah, Martin, and Charles, all of Rochester; and Everett, Akron; two sisters, Mrs. Ida Bryant and Mrs. Ola Shively, Akron; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Another son and daughter are dead.

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