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, October 24, 2015

Children Of William H. Shively And Margaret Jones Who Lived In Jefferson County, Kentucky

The subject of this blog on October 3, 2015 was William H. Shively and Margaret Jones who lived in Jefferson County, Kentucky.  Information on some of their children will be the subject of this weeks blog. Listed on the 1860 Jefferson County, KY census is the household of Wm H. Shively age 30, wife Margaret age 29, daughter Maria age 5, daughter Maggie age 3, son Stephen age 2, and daughter Mary age 6 months.  On the 1870 Shiveleys Precinct, Jefferson County, KY is the household of Wm Shiveley age 39, Margaret age 39, daughter Maria age 15, daughter Margaret age 13, daughter Ella age 10, son Harry age 8, daughter Susan age 6, and daughter Sadie age 4.

The following information was taken from the Kentucky death records. Maggie Alsop Shively  Phillips was born 31-Jan-1857 and died 10-Nov-1944.  She was married to Samuel Phillips.

The following information was extracted from The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY, Wednesday, February 22, 1956, Page 19, Column 3:
Harry Shively Funeral To Be Tomorrow
The funeral for Harry Shively, 94, member of the family for whom the City of Shively is named, will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hardy Funeral Home, 4101 Dixie Highway.  Burial will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens.
Shively died at 9:15 p.m. Monday at his home, 4230 Dixie Highway.  He had been ill two weeks.
The city got its name from his grandfather, Christian William Shively, who established a mill in the area about 1810.  Harry Shively's father, the late William H. Shively, was a deputy sheriff of Jefferson County.
Was Tourist-Court Pioneer
Harry Shively in 1923 established the first tourist court along Dixie Highway.  He sold it in 1946. He was a charter member of Shively Baptist Church.
Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. O. L. Michells, Tampa, Fla.; Mrs. Margaret Adams, Long Beach, Cal.; Mrs. Walter C. Nennsteil and Mrs. J. H. Brink; two sons, Harry R. and William H. Shively; 13 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

The following information was taken from the Kentucky death records. Sue Shively Hollis was born 7-Nov-1863 and died 12-Mar-1938.  The following was extracted from The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY, Sunday, March 13, 1938, Page 10, Column 3:
Mrs. Sue S. Hollis
Funeral services for Mrs. Sue Shively Hollis, 74, who died at 3:08 a.m. Saturday at her home, 1506 Berry Blvd., will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Lee Cralle Funeral Home, 1330 S. 3d.  Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery.  She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Frank Portman and Mrs. Maggie Phillips, and a brother, Harry Shively.

Sadie Shively Portman was born 7-June-1866 in Shively, Jefferson County, KY and died 12-Apr-1949.  She was married to Frank P. Portman.  The following was extracted from The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY, Wednesday, April 13, 1949, Page 12, Column 2:
Mrs. Sadie Portman
Mrs. Sadie Portman, 82, wife of Frank B. Portman, a retired member of the City Police Department, died at 11:50 a.m. yesterday at Virginia Avenue Convalescent Home.  She lived at 842 S. 36th.
Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Joseph E. Smart; a brother, Harry Shively; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Dougherty's Shawnee Chapel.  Burial will be in Portland Cemetery.

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