James Henry Shively

18 January 1861–5 February 1905 (Age 44)
Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Shively was born on 18 January 1861, in Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Shiveley, was 45 and his mother, Elinor Ann Hornback, was 42. He married Mary "Mollie" Franklin Brown on 13 December 1883, in Jefferson Township, Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hamersville, Clark Township, Brown, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 5 February 1905, in Hamersville, Brown, Ohio, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Feesburg, Brown, Ohio, United States.

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James Henry Shively
Mary "Mollie" Franklin Brown
Marriage: 13 December 1883
Robert Earl Shively
Bessie Kate Shively
Oscar James Shively
George Weldon Shively
Anna Pearl Shively
Mearl Avery Shively
Ada Maude Shively
Gilbert Reason Shively
Guy Jacob Shively

Spouse and Children


    Mary "Mollie" Franklin Brown


13 December 1883
Jefferson Township, Adams, Ohio, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Shiveley


    Elinor Ann Hornback




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 14

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Schäublin or Scheublein, nicknames for a thin or skinny person, from Middle High German shoup ‘(straw) bundle’ + the diminutive suffix -lein, -lin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Shively, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James H S Shively in household of Andrew J Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James H C Shiveley in household of Andrew J Smith, "United States Census, 1870"

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