Walter Hamer Shiveley

18 August 1881–30 October 1945 (Age 64)
Lynx, Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Walter Hamer

When Walter Hamer Shiveley was born on 18 August 1881, in Lynx, Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, Dawson Emery Shiveley, was 25 and his mother, Hester Viola Potts, was 20. He married Rose Anna Elizabeth Roell on 14 April 1904, in Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Batavia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 2, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. In 1918, at the age of 37, his occupation is listed as owner of barber shop - 920 monmouth st in Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States. He died on 30 October 1945, in Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Campbell, Kentucky, United States.

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Walter Hamer Shiveley
Rose Anna Elizabeth Roell
Marriage: 14 April 1904
Ruth Selma Shively
Ray Walter Shively
Elmer H. Shively

Spouse and Children

14 April 1904
Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Dawson Emery Shiveley


    Hester Viola Potts




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 11

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Variant of Shively .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Walter Shiveley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Scheibly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter H Shively, "United States Census, 1930"

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