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.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Jacob Shively (Scheifele) And Wife Ida May Rich Who From Darke County, Ohio

Jacob Shively Death Certificate
Jacob Shively (Scheifele) was born 1-Nov-1859 in OH and died 7-Jun-1924 in Hamilton County, OH.  He was the son of John Scheifele (born 8-Jun-1823 in Germany died 30-Aug-1877 in OH) and Anna Maria Haug) born 14-Feb-1833 in Germany died 2-Nov-1917 in Darke County, OH). John and Anna Scheifele are both buried in the Highland Cemetery, Covington, Miami County, OH. Listed on the 1880 Bradford, Adams Township, Darke County, OH census is the household of Anna M. Shively age 47, son John age 23, son Jacob age 20, daughter Anna age 16, daughter Catharine age 14, son Edward age 11, son Frank age 6 and son David age 4.

Jacob Shively married Ida May Rich. Ida May Rich was born 4-Sep-1870 and died 10-Oct-1940. She was the daughter of William Rich and Jean Wilson. They are listed on the 1920 Cincinnati, Ward 20, Hamilton County, OH census. Jacob is listed as an Engineer for the railroad. Extracted from The Cincinnati Enquirer, Friday, October 11, 1940, Page 23, Column 2:
SHIVELY--Ida May Shively (nee Rich), beloved wife of the late Jacob Shively, passed away October 10, 1940, at her residence, 2198 Shadwell st., in her 70th year.  Funeral from the Vitt & Stermer Fairmount funeral home, 1824 Westwood ave., Saturday, October 12, at 1:30 pm.  Services at the Fairmount M. E. Church, Tremont st. at 2 p.m.  Remains may be viewed at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Friday.

The following was found in The Cincinnati Enquirer, Tuesday, October 15, 1940, Page 13, Column 3:
Church Gets Widow's Estate
After leaving $500 to a friend and $104 for the care of her grave, Mrs. Ida May Shively, 2198 Shadwell Avenue, gives the residue of her estate to Fairmount Methodist Episcopal Church. Mrs. Shively, widow of Jacob Shively, railroad engineer, executed her will July 17, 1934.  She ordered that her funeral arrangements be looked after by her friend, Mrs. Julia Woosley, 2516 Bartlett Street, and as a "loving remembrance" she bequeathed $500 to Mrs. Woosley.  Ralph E. Pott, attorney, is named executor under the will, which filed with Judge Frank S. Bonham in Probate Court yesterday.
Mrs. Shively died last Thursday.  Her Shadwell Avenue real estate is estimated at $2,700. No estimate was made as to her personal estate.

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