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, July 22, 2016

James Henry Shively, Son Of William Thomas Shively, And Grandson Of John B. Shively - KY To IA To NE

James Henry Shively was born 4-Nov-1867 in IA and died 30-Oct-1955 in California.  He was the son of Captain William Thomas Shively and grandson of John B. Shively. William Thomas was born in Kentucky. John B. Shively lived in Taylor County, KY. There are several blogs that have been written by this author regarding the father and grandfather. Some of the blogs can be found on entries from June 25, 2011, May 4, 2012 and January 24, 2016.  James Henry (also seen as James Hayden in some records) Shively was married to Stella (last name unknown). Listed on the 1900 Douglas County, Omaha City, Nebraska census is the household of James Shively born Nov-1867 age 32, wife Stella born Dec-1871 age 28, son Roy born Sept-1896 age 3 and sister-in-law Bertha Smith born 1885 age 14. On the 1910 Douglas County, Omaha City, Nebraska census is the household of James H. Shively age 42 divorced, son Roy age 14 and son William age 8.  James is listed in the household of his son Roy on the 1920 Douglas County, Omaha City, Nebraska census.  In this household are Roy J. age 24, wife Teresa age 25, daughter Katherine age 7, daughter Elsie age 4, son Lawrence age 2, son John age 4 months, father James H age 45 and brother Oscar age 18.  Between 1920 and 1930 James Henry Shively moved to Pottawattamie County Iowa.  He is living by himself and is found in Council Bluffs age 62.

The following was found in The World Herald, Omaha, Nebraska, Wednesday, November 24, 1909, Page 2, Column 4:
In Divorce Court
James H. Shively has been granted a divorce from Mrs. Stella Shively on the grounds of cruelty.

This death notice was located in the Press Telegram, Long Beach, California, Tuesday, November 1, 1955, Page B-10, Column 8:
SHIVELY--Mr. James Henry of 5625 Montair Ave. Survived by son, Roy J.; sister, Mrs. Bertha Loper. Private service was held at Motel's & Peek Chapel, Third and Alamitos Ave.

Roy Shively, son of James Shively, is listed on the 1930 Douglas County, Omaha City, Nebraska census.  In the household are Roy Shively age 34, wife Theresa age 35, daughter Kathryn age 17, daughter Elsie age 14, son Lawrence age 12, son John age 10, daughter Dorothy age 7 and son Fred age 2.  

The following was extracted from the Omaha World Herald, Omaha, Nebraska, Wednesday, December 31, 1975, Page 28, Column 2:
SHIVELY--Roy James, Sr., long time resident of Omaha, passed away Dec. 28, 1975, in Cypress, Calif.  
Crest Lawn Memorial Home, Riverside, Calif.

Lawrence F. Shively was the son of Roy J. and Theresa Shively.  From the Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, March 22, 1954, Page 12, Column 5:
Southwestern Iowa Record
LOGAN -- Lawrence Frank Shively, 36, and Pearl May Young, 36, both of Omaha

This newspaper obituary was located in the Sunday World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska, Sunday, February 9, 1975, Page 22-B, Column 2:
SHIVELY--Lawrence F. (Mink), age 57, Omaha. Passed away Fri. Feb. 7th, 1975. Survived by wife, Mrs. Pearl Shively, 1 son, Lawrence F. Shively, Jr., 3 daughters, Mrs. Roberta Robinson; Mrs. Shirley Barry, all Omaha; Mrs. Joan Beery, Waco, Neb,  Father, Roy J. Shively, Sr., Cypress, Calif.,  3 brothers, John, Punta Cordo, Fla.; Fred, Corona, Calif.; Roy, Jr., Omaha; Mrs. Elsie Gould, Long Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Dorothy Workman, Cypress, Calif; Mrs. Delores Hollingsworth, Huntington Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Beverly Hruska, Long Beach, Calif.,  21 grandchildren
Funeral services Mon. Feb. 10th, 9:30 AM, Woodring Chapel, Co. Bluffs, Msg. A. L. Davidsaver of Holy Family Church will officiate. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Wording Mortuary
121 S. 7th St.       Co. Bluffs

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