Name: *John Shively
Given Name: *John
Birth: 24 Jul 1748 in Warwick, Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania 1
Death: ABT Mar 1781 in Limestone, Union Co. Pennsylvania (killed by Indians) 1
John moved to Northumberland/Union Co., PA abt 1774 on land that was purchased by his father. He was a Revolutionary Soldier on the roll of the 3rd Vacant Company as a Private in the German Regiment of the Continental Forces commanded by Lt. Col. Lewis Weltner 1 May 1778. In 1781, he was carried off by Indians during a raid and never returned (Annals of the Buffalo Valley, pg. 199, Juniata and Susquehanna Valleys, Vol. 11, pg. 1380). Administration of estate filed in 1784 in Northumberland Co., PA. Estate settled in 1801 (widow Eve now married to Philip Mann). In 1814, Philip Mann and wife Eve of Middletown Twp., Columbiana Co., OH, together with Christian Shively of the same place give dismissal of bailship of Conrad Berger on their behalf. SOURCE: Descendants of Christian Shively..., by Arthur G. Black, 1941, pp. 2, 4, 8, 14-15.
Change Date: 10 Nov 2009 at 13:43:39
ANNALS OF BUFFALO VALLEY by John Blair Lynn, page 198-199
In a letter to General Potter, Colonel Hunter states that Captain Thomas Kempling, as he writes it, and his eldest son, were killed by the Indians, at the mouth of Muncy creek, in March, 1781. In the petition of his widow, who writes her name Mary Campleton, presented to the Assembly, September 23, 1784, she says: "My husband and son, with others, went on a tour of duty up the West Branch, early in the spring of 1781, and lying one night at the mouth of Muncy creek, in the morning the savages came on them when my unfortunate husband and son, with one William Campble, fell a sacrifice to all the cruelties and barbarities that savages could inflict, leaving your petitioner and six children. We were driven from house and home, and so reduced that I am unable to return to the place we had improved upon."
About this time, John Shively who lived on the place now owned by R. V. B. Lincoln, Esquire, was captured by the Indians, in the meadow, in the rear of Esquire Lincoln's house. He was never heard of afterwards. He left a widow and sons, Christian and Frederick, who owned the place until the year 1804. His widow married Philip Mann, who lived in the Valley up to 1805.
Father: Christian Shively II b: 25 Dec 1718 in Oberdorf, Basel, Switzerland
Mother: Esther Neff b: 5 Jun 1719 in Wallissellen, Zürich, Switzerland
Eva b: ABT 1750
- Conrad Shively b: 1773 in York, Northcumberland Co. Pennsylvania
- *Christian William Shively b: 1775 in Northcumberland Co. Pennsylvania
- John Shively II b: 12 Aug 1776 in York, Northcumberland Co. Pennsylvania
- Frederick Shively b: 1778 in Pennsylvania
Title: Leslie Anne 8_03.FTW
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Text: Date of Import: 21 Oct 2005