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, June 19, 2015

Jacob W. Shively And Wife, Mary Shellato, In Huntingdon County, PA And Later Tarrant County, TX In 1880

A Shively researcher would like help.  The request is to find the parents of Jacob W. Shively born 1825 in Pennsylvania.  He was married to Mary Shellato who was born ca 1826.  The Pennsylvania death certificates for some of her children have her last name listed as Schelto, Shelato and Scaltabaugh. The last name has also been found as Shellito. Jacob and Mary are located on the 1850 Huntingdon County, PA, 1860 Huntingdon County, PA and 1870 Huntingdon County, PA census records.  They are located on the 1880 Tarrant County, Texas census.  No further information could be found on Jacob and Mary after this record.  If anyone knows where Jacob and Mary were after 1880 or can share who the parents of Jacob W. Shively are the information will be appreciated.

Edward Eugene Shively, son of Jacob and Mary, was the subject of this blog on August 3, 2012.  Samuel Davis Shively, son of Jacob and Mary, was the subject of this blog on December 6, 2013.  

The children of Jacob Shively and Mary Shellato include:  Henrietta born ca 1848, Edward  Eugene born ca 1849, Clara born ca 1852, Anna born ca 1853, Daniel born ca 1855, Mary born ca 1856, Nina born ca 1860, George born ca 1860, Cassius E born ca 1862, Samuel Davis born ca 1862 and Ada born ca 1868.  On the 1880 Tarrant County, TX in the household of Jacob and Mary are children Edward, Paulina, Cassius E and Samuel D and granddaughter Ada McGuire.

By 1900 the Shively children listed on the 1880 Texas census have returned to Pennsylvania.  Per the records Edward Shively had a daughter born in 1888 in Blair County, PA.  Paulina (Nina) Shively is located on the 1900 and 1910 Blair County, PA.  Cassius E. "Cash" Shively is found on the 1900 Clearfield County, PA and 1910 Clearfield County, PA census record living with his sister, Clara Shively Smyers.  He is still in Clearfield County in 1920.

There is a J W Shively listed on the 1886 Gregg County, Texas tax list.  It is not suggested that this J W Shively is Jacob W Shively.  No further information was found on this J W Shively.

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