Shively Family were early settlers in Ashland County, and were formerly from Pennsylvania. They settled on the farm where Walton Hafer, a grandson now lives. They raised but one child, Elizabeth, who married Levi Hafer. She lived with her mother until the latter’s death, which occurred January 15,1880. Susan Shively was born in the year 1803, and was a woman of great energy. She retained the use of her faculties up to the time of her death. The daughter, Elizabeth was married about the year 1855, and had two children: Walton, born October 16,1856, and Dora E. who died at age three. Mr. And Mrs. Hafer now reside at Shiloh, Richland County, Ohio. Walton, who occupies the old homestead, was married October 24,1878, to Miss Carrie Beelman, a native of Richland county. She is the mother of one child, Clyde L., born August 30,1879. She is a member of the Winebrenerian church. Mr. Levi Hafer served two years in the late war, and was a good soldier.
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