Alvin Cleveland Shively was born on 6-Mar-1886 and died 18-May-1956 in Montgomery County, Ohio. He was the son of John Daniel Shively (born 29-Oct-1860 died 25-Dec-1933) and Elizabeth Harriet Brubaker (born 13-Jan-1870 died 3-Sep-1949). John Daniel Shively was the son of Owen Gripe Shively (1815-1904) and Hannah Ullery (1816-1890). Alvin Cleveland Shively married Marilla Geraldine Squire on 13-Sep-1906. Marilla was born 22-Sep-1886 and died 19-Oct-1974. Marilla was the daughter of William Henry Squire (born 29-Aug-1855 died 2-Dec-1921) and Harriet Jane Griftner (born 28-Dec-1856 died 12-Feb-1893). William Henry Squire was the son of Daniel W. Squire (1830-1876) and Mary Ann Hoover (1830-1907).
Listed on the 1900 Dayton City, Montgomery County, Ohio census is the household of John Shively born Oct 1861 age 38, wife Elizabeth H. born Jan-1870 age 30, son Alvin C. born Mar-1886 age 14, son Franklin born Aug-1887 age 12, son Clarence born Aug-1890 age 9 and servant Josie Matos born May-1884 age 16. Located on the 1910 Dayton City, Montgomery County, Ohio census is the household of Alvin C. Shiveley age 24, wife Marilla age 22, and daughter Lucile age 2. Listed on the 1920 Dayton City, Montgomery County, Ohio census is the family of Alvin Shively age 33, wife Geraldine age 32, daughter Lucile age 11, son Kenneth age 8 and son Robert age 6. On the 1930 Dayton City, Montgomery County, Ohio census is the household of Alvin C. Shively age 44, wife Geraldine age 43, daughter Lucile H age 21, son Kenneth J. age 18 and son Robert W. age 16.
The librarians at the Dayton Metro Library extracted the following newspaper obituaries. Found in the Dayton Daily News, Friday, May 18, 1956, Page 43, Column 2:
Alvin C. Shively
Alvin C. Shively, 70, of 1221 Old Orchard av., died unexpectedly at 6 a.m. Friday at his residence after a brief illness.
Mr. Shively was born in Montgomery county and had resided most of his life in Dayton. He had been a salesman for the Harris-Seybold Co. 31 years, retiring about seven years ago.
Mr. Shively was a member of Mack Memorial Church of the Brethren; Mystic lodge, F&AM; Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton, and the Antioch Temple Shrine.
Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Herbert; two sons, Kenneth J. and Robert W., and a brother, Dr. F. L. Shively Sr., all of Dayton, and three grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Located in The Dayton Daily News, Saturday, May 19, 1956, Page 9, Column 3:
Alvin C. Shively
Services for Alvin C. Shively, 70, of 1221 Old Orchard av., will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Marker funeral home, 1706 N. Main st., by the Rev. Earl Bowman. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. The Mystic Lodge, F&AM, will conduct services at 8 pm. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Shively died unexpectedly at 6 a.m. Friday at his residence after a brief illness. He retired about seven years ago after being a salesman for the Harris-Seybold Co. for 31 years.