George Angell Shively was born 10-Jan-1875 in Salina, Mercer County, Ohio and died 22-Jun-1971 in Kalkaska, Kalkaska County, Michigan. He was married 18-Jan-1905 to Dana M. Hoel who was born 23-May-1883 and died 3-July-1972. She was the daughter of John and Lydia Hoel.
George A. Shively was the son of Isaac Shively (born 22-Aug-1847 Darke County, OH died 12-May-1920 Wexford County, MI) and Elmira A. Fitzwater (born 20-Nov-1850 and died 3-Dec-1913 in Wexford County, MI). Isaac Shively was the son of David Miller Shively (1803-1883) and Esther Angle (1814-1888).
Listed on the 1880 Butler Township, Mercer County, Ohio is the family of Isic Shively age 32, wife Elmiar age 29, son George age 5, son Edward age 3 and daughter Emma age 8 months.
The following newspaper obituary was located in the Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michigan, Wednesday, June 23, 1971, Page 20, Column 3:
Fife Lake Man Dies At 96
KALKASKA – George A. Shively, 96, of R. 1, Fife Lake, died Tuesday at a Kalkaska hospital. He had been a resident of the area since 1914, when he moved from Lansing. He was born January 10, 1885 at Salina, Ohio.
Mr. Shively is survived by his wife, Dana Hoel Shively, whom he married January 18, 1905, at Salina. Other survivors include three sons, Carl of Fife Lake, Kenneth of Lincoln Park and Novel of Manton; four brothers, Hamer of Oregon, Ray and Carl, both of California, and Roy of Manton; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Garfield Free Methodist Church, where he had been a longtime member. Rev. J. C. Hecocks will officiate and burial will be in the Sheridan Cemetery at Sheridan, Michigan.
The body will be at the Schwartz-Wolfe funeral home in Kalkaska until Friday morning.
This article was extracted from the Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michigan, Wednesday, July 5, 1972, Page 12, Column 1:
SHIVELY – Mrs. Dana M. Shively, 89, of Route 1, Fife Lake passed away Monday evening at the Salem Nursing Home after a long illness. Surviving are three sons, Carl of Fife Lake, Norval of Manton, and Kenneth of Lincoln Park, Mich.; six grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Mrs. Shively was born May 23, 1883 in Ohio, the daughter of John and Lydia Hoel, and was married Jan. 18, 1905 in Salina, Ohio to George Shively. He preceded her in death in 1971. She had been a Kalkaska County resident since 1914 and was a member of the Garfield Free Methodist Church where services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday with Rev. J. C. Hecocks officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 Friday at the Sheridan Cemetery in Sheridn, Mich. Friends may call at the Schwartz-Wolfe Funeral Home in Kalkaska until Friday noon when Mrs. Shively will be removed to the church for services.