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Orville Clayton Shaver, Sr.

Orville C. and Bessie E. Shaver

Orville Clayton & Bessie Eva (Perry) Shaver


Orville Clayton Shaver, Sr. was the son of Joseph Watson & Agnes Colista (Palmer) Shaver. He was born on May 28, 1877 in Eaton County, Michigan, USA. On June 14, 1903, he married Bessie Eva Perry, daughter of Phillip & Alice (Capman) Perry, in Eaton County. Orville passed away on January 10, 1965 at the age of 88. Bessie survived him until September 15, 1969. They are buried next to each other at Millerburg Cemetery.

Together, Orville and Bessie had nine children:

Marcus Clifford Shaver [1904 - 1939]

Rev. Clarence Joseph Shaver [1907 - 1998]

Kenneth Shaver [1910 - 1996]

Glenna Gladys (Shaver) Baker [1911 - 1988]

Edna Etta Shaver [1913 - 1919]

Orville Clayton Shaver, Jr. [1920 - 1996]

Merlin M. Shaver [1923 - living]

Hazel G. (Shaver) Lasky/Navarre [living]

Cordie L. (Shaver) Felder [living]