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Friday, October 4, 2013

Herbert L. Shively And Anna L. Potter - Cowley Co., KS to Comanche Co., OK to Dallas Co., TX

Anna L. Potter Shively/Herbert Shively
Herbert L. Shively was born on 11-August-1886 in Burden, Cowley County, Kansas and died 13-June-1963 in Dallas County, Texas.  Herbert married Anna L. Potter in Canadian County, Oklahoma on 9-September-1912.  Herbert L. Shively was the son of Lewis B. Shively and Ella F. Kempton.  Lewis B. Shively was the son of John Wesley Shively (1823-1900) and Mary Ann Shirley (1823-1891).  John Wesley Shively was the son of Jacob Banta Shively (1797-1878) and Anna Mavity (1798-1878).

The picture at the left was extracted from the Dallas Morning News, Friday, October 12, 1962, Sec. 1, Page 9, Column 5:       Shively's Mark 50th Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Shively, Sr., of 2932 Milton recently observed their 50th wedding anniversary.  The couple had lived in Dallas for 30 years.
Shively has been employed with the Roach & Atkinson Implement Co. for many years, and he was formerly with John Deere Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Shively have a son Herbert L. Shively of Dallas.

A related article to their 50th wedding anniversary was located in The Lawton Constitution, Wednesday, September 5, 1962, Page 16, Column 3:
Couple Plans Anniversary Observation
Chattanooga (Special) -- Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Shively, former Chattanooga residents now living in Dallas, Tex., will observe their Golden Wedding anniversary Sunday.  No reception is planned because of Mr. Shively's health.
The family requests that no gifts be sent, but a daughter-in-law, Mrs. H. R. Shively Jr., hopes relatives and friends in the Lawton, Chattanooga and surrounding areas will send cards and snapshots to the couple.
"I want to compile them in a scrapbook in memory of the anniversary," Mrs. Shively explained. "If possible, we would appreciate the snapshots being enlarged prints, for Mr. Shively does not have good vision now, and he can see only the larger prints".
The couple's address is 2932 Anniversary Park, Dallas.
Mr. Shively was cashier of the First National bank in Chattanooga when the bank was organized.  Mrs. Shively, the former Miss Anna Potter, taught in the Chattanooga schools.
The couple was married Sept. 9, 1911.

Herbert L. Shively (on the left), Burden, Cowley Co., KS
The following information was extracted from the Dallas Morning News, Saturday, June 15, 1963, Sec. 1, Page 16, Column 4:
Herbert L. Shively
Funeral services for Herbert L. Shively, 75, of 2932 Milton, a mechanic with Roach & Atkinson Implement Co., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ed C. Smith & Bro. Funeral Chapel.  Burial in Crown Hill Memorial Park.
Mr. Shively died here Thursday.
He had been a Roach-Atkinson employee 17 years, and was a member of the Oak Cliff Christian Church.  Survivors:  Wife; son, Herbert L. Shively, Jr. of Dallas, and two grandchildren.

Extracted from the Lawton Constitution, Thursday, January 14, 1971, Page 5, Column 1:
Mrs. Ann Shively
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Colonial Funeral Home, Irving, Tex., for a former Lawtonian, Mrs. Ann Shively, of Dallas, Tex., who died Wednesday in a Dallas hospital.
Born in Topeka, Kan., Mrs. Shively moved to Lawton in 1909 and then to Chattanooga where she taught school until her marriage to Herbert Shively in 1912.  They moved to Dallas in 1933.  He died in 1963.
She was a frequent visitor in Lawton and was well-known here and in the Chattanooga community.  She was a member of the Christian Church and Eastern Star.
Survivors include one son, Herbert L. Jr., two grandchildren, all of Irving, Tex., and a niece, Mrs. Clyda Hargraves, Lawton.

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