John Shively was born ca. 1844 in Montgomery County, PA. He married Christiana Delp ca. 1861 in Montgomery County, PA. John died 11 Jan 1915 in Los Angeles, CA while visiting one of their children.
Christiana Delp was born 8 Jun 1846 in Sumneytown, PA and died 28 Apr 1908 in Marseilles, IL.
John and Christiana had children in Montgomery County, PA then moved to Morris, IL ca. 1875. They had children in Morris, IL.
John was a cigar maker just as his father was and owned a cigar store in Morris, IL and later added a bar to the cigar store. Most of their children moved to California. When they retired from business they moved to Marseilles, IL where Christiana died.
Their children were Anna who married Charles W. Thiry; Seville who married Albert W. Crawford a newspaperman; John who moved to Denver for a while; Sarah who married Jessie Herbert Newport; Malinda who married George Carl Davis; Hattie who married first ? Thurman and second ? Carson. Two other children did not live to adulthood.
Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.