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, April 12, 2014

Albert Eugene Shively In Hunterdon County, New Jersey To Monroe County, Pennsylvania To Arlington National Cemetery

A  request was received from a Shively researcher looking for information on Albert Eugene Shively.  Following is some of the information that was located from the search.  This information has not been verified and should be used as a research guide only.  If there is a male Shively that does descend from this lineage it is encouraged that consideration be given to participation in the Shively Family DNA project.  Recent DNA matches have been made between participants who knew the U.S. lineage and new participants who have documented German lineage.  The research found for Albert Eugene Shively indicates (but not proven) that his lineage descends from Bartholomaues Scheible born 1616 in Lemersheim, Enzkries, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

Albert E Shively is listed in the social security death records born 24-September-1914 and died 14-November-2000 and buried 1-December-2000 at Arlington National Cemetery.

Albert E. Shively is located on the 1920 Milford Borough, Hunterdon County, New Jersey census.  In the household is Stiers D Shively age 75 born NJ, wife Grace M age 43 born NJ and son Albert E age 5 born NJ.  Albert and his mother are located on the 1920 Smithfield Township, Monroe County, PA.  In the household are Thomas P. Drake age 51 widowed, housekeeper Grace M Shively age 53 widowed and her son Albert E Shively age 14.  Stires D Shively is located on the 1910 Holland Township, Hunterdon County, NJ census with entry of head of household, age 64 and widowed.

Grace M Shively was at least a second wife for Stires D Shively.  She was the daughter of Elijah and Margaret Gariss.  Her marriage to Mr. Shively was at least a second marriage for her.  She is located on the 1880 Pahaquarry Township, Warren County, NJ census with her parents.  In 1910 the following census information lists Walpack Township, Sussex County, NJ Elijah Gariss age 68, wife Margaret age 69, son Chester age 23, daughter Grace M Volke age 33 and grandson Otis Volke age 10.  

A newspaper obituary from the Easton Express, June 11, 1925:
Stires D. Shively
Stires D. Shively, a retired farmer, died at 2 o'clock this morning at his home at Milford, of general debility, aged 82 years.  He is survived by his widow and the following children:  Mrs. J. W. Swick and Mrs. George Dereamer, of Stewartsville; Mrs. William DeRoach and Albert Shively, of Milford; Mrs. Theodore McEntee, of Bloomsbury, and Mrs. Thomas Moore, of Hampton.  Deceased was a member of the Milford M. E. church and the I. O. O. F., of that place.  Funeral Monday at 11 a.m. from his late home, with interment in the Millford cemetery.

Stires D. Shively was the son of Abraham Shively born 22-Feb-1807 Plainfield Twp., Northampton Co., PA  died 27-Dec-1861 Hunterdon Co., NJ and Sarah Davis (1806-1870). Abraham was the son of Christian Shively born 5-Feb-1774 in Zionsville, Lehigh Co., PA died Jan-1814 in Plainfield Twp., Northampton Co., PA and Elizabeth.  Christian was the son of Johann Martin Shively born 8-Oct-1740 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany died 3-Jan-1809 in Williams Twp, Northampton Co., PA.  Johann Martin Shively was the son of Johann Michael Shively born 26-Oct-1711 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany died 19-June-1770 in Upper Milford, Lehigh Co, PA.  Johann Michael Shively was the son of Hans Jacob Scheible born 22-Feb-1688 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany died 23-June-1779 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany and Agnes Bader (1687-1750).  Hans Jacob Scheible was the son of Johannes Scheible born 17-Sep-1661 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany died 15-Apr-1736 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany and Anna Maria Boger (1660-1721).  Johannes Scheible was the son of Bartholomaeus Scheible born 1616 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany  and died 17-Apr-1690 in Lomersheim, Enzkreis, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

Various articles of interest regarding Albert E. Shively were extracted from various newspapers.  In The Daily Record, East Stroudsburg, PA, Monday, March 20, 1957, Page 2, Columns 7-8:
A. E. Shively Earns Honor
Lt. COMDR. Albert E. Shively, commanding officer of the U.S. Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Training Center in Binghamton, N.Y. has received a commendation for his work, as a regular Navy officer, with the Naval Reserve.
Lt. Comdr. Shively is a former resident of Minisink Hills and a graduate of Stroudsburg High School, class of 1932 and East Stroudsburg State Teachers College in 1937.
He is the son of Mrs. Grace Shively, Kenvil, N.J. formerly of East Stroudsburg RD and the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fraunfelter, 75 1/2 Washington Str., East Stroudsburg.
He now lives in Binghamton with his wife, Rosemary, and their three children.

The mention of the surname, Fraunfelter, for the wife of Albert E. Shively produced the following newspaper obituary extracted from The Pocono Record, Monday, December 6, 1971, Page 10, Columns 3-4:
Retired Silk Weaver Expires In Hospital
East Stroudsburg -- Frank Fraunfelter, of 223 Washington Street, East Stroudsburg, died on Saturday in the General Hospital of Monroe County.
Born in Bangor, a son of the late William and Catherine Kelso Fraunfelter, he had resided in Stroudsburgs most of his life.
He was a retired silk weaver, having been employed at Monroe Silk Mill, Stroudsburg, and King Ribbon Mill, East Stroudsburg, before his retirement.
A member of St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, East Stroudsburg, he served in the U.S. Army in World War I.
Surviving are his widow, Mary E. (McGuire) Fraunfelter, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Albert Shively, Marlow Heights, Maryland, Mrs. Robert Long, Stroudsburg, Mrs. Harold Hile, Stroudsburg R.D., and Mrs. Clair Graver, Stroudsburg; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and two sisters; Mrs. Arthur Snyder, Easton, and Mrs. Helen Serlass, Bethlehem.
A Mass Of Resurrection will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, East Stroudsburg, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Thomas J. Cawley will be Celebrant.
Burial will be in the Gates of Heaven section of Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg.

From the following article it appears that Albert E. Shively had a son named Albert Shively.  The following was extracted from The Pocono Record, Friday Morning, July 25, 1975, Page 1, Columns 6-7:
Former Stroudsburg Man Had Good View of Landing
Stroudsburg --- When Apollo made its historic splashdown in the Pacific Thursday, Albert Shively, formerly of Stroudsburg, and one of the best views to watch the proceedings.
Shively, a Marine captain, didn't see the event on television from a comfortable living room, but rather caught a bird's eye view from the U.S.S. New Orleans, the veteran recovery ship.
Mrs. Frank Fraunfelter of 903 Clay Ave., Stroudsburg, Shively's grandmother, said she was "glued to the television set all afternoon" in the hope of seeing her grandson.
"I didn't spot him, but then I really didn't know what type of uniform he would be wearing or anything," she said.
Mrs. Fraunfelter said her grandson learned he would be on the ship in June.  Shively, 28, had previously served as the only Marine on U.S.S. Paul Revere.
"As I understand it, the skipper of the U.S.S. New Orleans had specifically asked that he be on the ship.  I believe he was in the line of men who welcomed the astronauts aboard," she said.
Shively, who stayed at his grandparents' house during the summer and other times throughout the year, attended East Stroudsburg High School.
Mrs. Fraunfelter says she sometimes has mixed feelings about the space program as "I guess almost everybody does."
"I only know for sure my grandson supports it.  He probably knows more about it, so in the long run I'm with him."

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