Christian M. Shively was born on 1-Feb-1831 and died 19-Apr-1918 in Mahoning County, OH. He was married to Mary Shoenberger who was born ca. 1835 and died 13-Dec-1922. She was the daughter of George and Susanna (Susan) Shoenberger. Christian and Mary are buried in the Jackson Township Cemetery, North Jackson, Mahoning County, OH.
Christian M. Shively was the son of Johannes Shively born 21-Dec-1796 in Cumberland County, PA died 21-Jun-1866 in Trumbull County, OH and Hanna Miller (1794-1880). Johannes was the son of Frederick Shively born 14-Mar-1772 in Berks County, PA and died 18-Sep-1828 in Mahoning County, OH and Elizabeth Flick (1773-1836). Frederick Shively was the son of Peter Scheibley (Sheibley) born 10-Apr-1742 and died 7-Sep-1823 in Perry County, PA. and 1st wife Anna Elizabeth Heinsin (Heins).
Located on the 1850 Jackson (Sub Dis 95) Township, Mahoning County, OH census is the household of John Shively age 52, wife Hanna age 54, daughter Susanna age 24, son Peter age 21, son Christian age 18, son Jacob age 16, daughter Rachel age 15 and son John age 12. Listed on the 1860 Jackson Township, Mahoning County, OH census is the household of Christian Shively age 29 and wife Mary A age 25. On the 1870 Jackson Township, Mahoning County, OH census is the family of Christian Shively age 38, wife Mary age 34, daughter Charlotte age 8 and daughter Henrietta age 6 and in the same household is the family of Susanna Shoenberger age 79, Matilda age 46 and George age 1. Located on the 1880 North Jackson, Mahoning County, OH census is the listing of Christian Shively age 48, wife Mary A. age 44, daughter Charlotte age 18 and son Warren M. age 3. Listed on the 1900 Jackson Township, Mahoning County, OH census is the household of Christian Shively born Feb 1831, age 69, wife Mary A. born Mar 1835 age 65, son Warren M. born Apr 1877 age 23 and daughter Olive born Apr 1881 age 19.
Extracted from The Mahoning Dispatch, Canfield, Ohio, Friday, April 26, 1918, Page 1, Column 3:
Christian Shively, aged about 86, show spent most of his life here, died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lottie Kroeck, in Hubbard, where he and his wife went last fall to spend the winter. He had been in fairly good health, being sick only a short time. The remains were brought here Monday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Hoskins in the Christian church, where he was a member. He leaves his widow, one son and two daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.