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George Washington Hively[1]

Male 1860 - 1947  (87 years)


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  • Name George Washington Hively 
    Born 3 Mar 1860  Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1947  Billy Hunt Cemetery,Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 27 Dec 1947  Walton County,Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2193968033  Earnest
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2009 

    Father Thomas M. Hively,   b. Nov 1824, Giles County,Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1899  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Arminta Dillion,   b. Apr 1734, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Mar 1852  Roanoke County,Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • _STATMARRIED
    Family ID F2616355337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Taylor,   b. 29 Jan 1861, Kanawha County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1941, Roana County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1880  Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • _STATMARRIED
    Children 
     1. Vernella Hively
    +2. Creed Robert Hively,   b. 28 Jun 1881, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1968, Charleston,Kanawha County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. Lucinda A. Hively,   b. 11 Dec 1882, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1930  (Age 47 years)
     4. Effie Hively,   b. 22 Jan 1886, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1911, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +5. Clinton Mayford Hively,   b. 21 Mar 1888, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1969, Charleston,Kanawha County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Stella Hively,   b. 20 Aug 1890
    +7. Eva Jane Hively,   b. 28 Oct 1891, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1976  (Age 84 years)
    +8. Althea Altah Hively,   b. 14 Jul 1896, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1990, Kanawha County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     9. Dessie Hively,   b. 22 Jun 1899, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1928  (Age 28 years)
     10. Virgil Hively,   b. 5 Jul 1902, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1902, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Wilbur Hively,   b. 5 Jul 1902, Roane County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1978, Charleston,Kanawha County,West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F2616355343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Per Janet Skelton.

      Charleston Gazette
      Monday December 29, 1947
      Charleston, WV

      Hively, George W., -87, died Saturday night at the home of a son, C. M.Hively of Walton, after an illness of six months. Surviving are two other sons, Creed Hively of Kettle, Roane County and Wilbur Hively of Charleston, two daughters, Mrs. George Moore of Walton and Mrs. John Burgen of Kettle; and three brothers, J. M. Hively of Parkersburg, H. A. Hively and T. J. Hively of Walton. Service will be at 1 pm today at Ambler church. Feb. S. E. Mundy will officiate. Burial will be in Hunt Cemetery, Hardman-Conrad mortuary, Spencer, is in charge.
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      Roane County Reporter
      Thursday January 1, 1948
      Spencer, WV Obituary

      George W/ Jove;u :ast rotes fpr George Washington Hively, 87,retired farmer who died Saturday at the home of his son, C. M. Hively, Walton,after an illness of six months, were conducted Monday at the Ambler Church at 9 p.m. with the Rev. S. E. Munday officiating. Burial in the Billy Hunt cemetery was under the direction of Hardman-Conrad, Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hively, he was a lifelong resident of Roane County. He is survived by two other sons, Creed Hively, Kettle, and Wilber Hively, Charleston; two sisters, Mrs. George Moore, Walton, and Mrs. John Byers, Kettle, and three brothers, T. J.and A. J. Hively. Walton, and J. M. Hively, Parkersburg.

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      Per his relatives, George shot and killed Robert Summers when he caught him sleeping with his wife, Sarah. After shooting him, George then beat him in the head with the butt of the rifle. The rifle is still in the family. eorge spent about 10 years in Moundsville State Prison as a result of this murder. This isverified by the 1910 census which shows George as a prisoner at Moundsville. The murder occurred in 1907.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1132440083] Janet West Virginia Gems, Janet Skelton.