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, May 31, 2014

Children Of Jacob Shively And Sarah Jane Chubb (Tschopp) From Northumberland County, PA

Jacob Shively was born 29-Sep-1853 in Wurttemberg Germany and died 18-Dec-1898 in Northumberland Co., PA.  He was married to Sarah Jane Chubb (Tschopp). She was born 29-Dec-1858 in Lykens, Dauphin Co., PA and died 2-Apr-1953 in Lewisburg, Union Co., PA. Sarah was the daughter of George Chubb (Tschopp) and Magdalena Schoffstall.  

Jacob Shively and Sarah Jane Chubb (Tschopp) were the parents of at least the following children:  Charles F. born 29-Oct-1880 died 15-Sep-1939; Jacob E born 3-Aug-1883 died 17-Aug-1959; Frederick Henry Shively born 31-Oct-1885; Harry Shively born 10-Feb-1887 died 6-Oct-1918; Arthur J born 9-Dec-1890 died 5-Mar-1968; Francis H born 25-Feb-1895 died 21-Aug-1958 and Clarence W born 10-Feb-1897.

Additional information regarding some of the children of Jacob and Sarah Shively follows. Extracted from The Shamokin News Dispatch, Shamokin, PA, Monday, August 17, 1959, Page 2, Column 8:
Gowen Street Man Dies In Hospital
Jacob E. Shively, 76, of 615 West Gowen Street, died at 12:30 this morning in Northumberland County Institutional Hospital, Trevorton Road, where he had been a medical patient for five days. Death, due to a heart condition and asthma, terminated an illness of three months' duration.
A lifelong resident of Shamokin, Mr. Shively was born August 3, 1883, a son of the late Jacob and Sarah Jane (Chubb) Shively.  He was educated in local schools and during most of his adult life worked as a miner.  Mr. Shively was last employed at Glen Burn Colliery.  He retired approximately 10 years ago.
The late West Gowen Street resident first was married to Miss Kathryn Krock, who died in 1920.  Later he was married to the former Florence Miller, who preceded him in death two years ago.  Mr. Shively was a member of St. John's Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Red Men Lodge of Shamokin.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Florence Fisher, Shamokin; four sons, Howard, Lemoyne; William, Berlin Heights, Ohio; Russell, Sandusky, Ohio; and Elwood, Fremont, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and three brothers, Arthur, Shamokin; Clarence, Kulpmont; and Fred, Lewiston.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 3:00 in Farrow Funeral Home, Sixth and Chestnut Streets.  The Rev. George C. Bingaman, past of St. John's United Church of Christ, will officiate.  Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trevorton Road.  Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday evening, from 7:00 to 9:00 and Thursday until time of services.

From the Pennsylvania death certificates it is recorded that Harry Shively was the son of Jacob Shively who was born in Germany and Sara Tschopp who was born in Pennsylvania.  Harry was born on 20-Feb-1887 and died 6-Oct-1918 from tobar pneumonia with contributing influenza.  He was a miner and was buried 8-Oct-1918 in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Shamokin, PA.

Located in The News Dispatch, Shamokin, PA, Wednesday, March 6, 1968, Page 2, Column 2:
Arthur James Shively, 77,  of 406 West Spruce Street, Shamokin, died at 4:45 p.m. yesterday in Shamokin State General Hospital.  Ill for four years, he was hospitalized since February 26.
Born in Mount Carmel, Arthur Shively was a son of the late Jacob and Sarah (Chubb) Shively. He moved to Shamokin as a child and remained until his death. Mr. Shively was employed in regional breakers for many years, then became custodian of Shamokin High School, a post from which he retired in 1959. He later worked for Trinity Evangelical Church and Martz Milk Company as a fireman.
Arthur J. Shively and Miss Carrie Heitzman were married December 9, 1910 by the Rev. C. B. Schneder, who was a pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ.  The late resident, who was educated in Shamokin schools, was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ and of the P.O.S. of A.
Surviving are the widow,, one son, Mahlon, Trevorton Road; a granddaughter reared by the Shivelys, Mrs. Roger (Nancy) Shuck, Mifflinburg; one great grandchild, and two brothers, Clarence, of Kulpmont, and Fred, of Lewiston.

The following newspaper obituary was extracted from The Shamokin News Dispatch, Friday, August 22, 1958, Page 2, Column 2:
Seventh Street Resident Expires
Francis Howard Shively, 63, of 540 South Seventh Street, widely known local American Red Cross first aid instructor and former Shamokin High School football trainer, died yesterday afternoon at 4:15 in Hamburg Sanitorium, where he was undergoing treatment for tuberculosis.
Mr. Shively was admitted first to Geisinger Memorial Hospital, Danville, on November 6, 1957.  He was taken to the Hamburg sanitarium on November 13, 1957.
Widely known as "Hank", Mr. Shively was born in Shamokin February 25, 1895, a son of the late Jacob and Sarah (Chubb) Shively.  He attended Stevens School.
Last employed as a night watchman at Shamokin Realty Company, Inc., Mr. Shively worked many years as a maintenance man when the former J. H. and C. K. Eagle Silk Mill was operated in the realty company building.
The late South Seventh Street resident served as trainer for Shamokin High School football teams from 1940 to 1948.  He taught approximately 35 classes in first aid under the American Red Cross program during and following World War II. He was awarded a certificate of achievement for his work as a local instructor.
Mr. Shively served 16 years as assessor in the Fourth Ward and held the post at the time of his death.  He was a member of the Past Presidents' Association of Patriotic Order Sons of America, and was secretary of Camp 30, Shamokin, when he was stricken ill.  He was secretary of West End Fire Company, also.
The late Mr. Shively was a member of Chestnut Street Methodist Church and Taghneghdoarus Tribe of Red Men.  He was married in Shamokin, April 16, 1921, to the former Miss Pearl Wolfgang.
Surviving in addition to the widow are a son, Lawrence, of Colmar; three daughters, Mrs. Ralph Spencer, Trevorton Road; Mrs. Seibert Salter, Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Nelson Woolcock, Paxinos; four brothers, Jacob and Arthur, Shamokin; Fred, Lewiston and Clarence, Kulpmont, and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 3:00 in Farrow Funeral Home, Sixth and Chestnut Streets.  Rev. Donald Shafer, pastor of Chestnut Street Methodist Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.  Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday evening, from 7:00 to 9:00, and Monday until time of services.

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