Robert Oran Weaver

Robert Oran Weaver

Male 1928 - 1989  (61 years)
Person ID: I34 


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  • Name Robert Oran Weaver  [1, 2
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 6 May 1928  Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Born around 10 pm..
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1989  East barn, Weaver Homestead, Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • While feeding hay to the cows outside the barn
    Buried Wagstaff Cemetery, Chiles, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Memorial ID 58007371
    Notes 
    • Brown hair, blue eyes.

      Army Home Town News Center mailed from Korea March 10, 1952.
      With the 45th Infantry Div. in Korea -- PFC Robert O. Weaver, Route 4, Paola, KS., has won the Combat Infantryman Badge, symbol of the front line fighting men, while serving in Korea with the 45 th Infantry Division.
      The badge shows a miniature Revolutionary War flintlock rifle mounted against a blue rectangle which is surrounded by a wreath.

      The Oklahoma National Guard Division left the U.S. early in 1951 and trained extensively on the Japanese island of Hokkaido before it was committed to Korea last December.

      Weaver, a mortarman in Company H of the 279 th Infantry Regiment, entered the Army in October 1950 and joined the 45 th Division in November 1950.

      Obituary: Robert Ora Weaver: Robert Ora Weaver, 61, R4 Paola, died unexpectedly of a heart attack, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 1989, while feeding cattle south of Wagstaff. His immediate survivors include his wife, Virginia Weaver of the home; two daughters Kathy Steele of Topeka, and Sharon Vitter of Providence, R.I. and three sons, John Weaver of Phoenix, Ariz., Don Weaver of Bernice, Calif., and Jerry Weaver of Paola. Services are pending at the Wilson and Son Funeral Home in Paola. Memorials may be made in his name to the Elm Grove Baptist church at Chiles.
    Siblings
     1. Martin Franklin Weaver (ID:I58),   b. 10 Sep 1925, Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1926, Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F27 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Ora Franklin Weaver (ID:I56),   b. 17 Jul 1881, Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1929, Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Jessie Violet Bendorf (ID:I57),   b. 25 Jan 1904, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1979, Medicalodge Nursing Home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1923  Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • officated by Virgie Sanders
    Reference Number 1701 

    Family

    Family ID: F3 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 30 Mar 2021   
    Wife Virginia Louise Kohlenberg (ID:I35),   b. 2 Nov 1932, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2016, North Pointe Nursing Home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1952  First Presbyterian Church, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Reference Number 1607 
    Children 
      1. Katherine Ann Weaver (ID:I36)
      2. Sharon Louise Weaver (ID:I2),   b. 24 Mar 1955, Gardner, Johnson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
      3. John Robert Weaver (ID:I37)
      4. Donald William Weaver (ID:I38)
      5. Jerry Alan Weaver (ID:I39)

    Other Personal Events

    Description Brown hair, blue eyes 
    Reference Number 34 
    Residence Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Relation to Head: Self 
    Residence 1930  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1935  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1940  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Stepson 
    Residence Between 1963 and 1989  26150 Block Road, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Robert Oran Weaver
    Robert Oran Weaver
    Military Service Between 1950 and 1952  South Korea Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Sgt. US Army; see Notes section for Army Home Town News Center item mailed from Korea March 10, 1952. 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1963 and 1989 - 26150 Block Road, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1989 - East barn, Weaver Homestead, Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wagstaff Cemetery, Chiles, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
  • Photos
    1928 -- Bendorf Family
    1956 First Cousins Robert Weaver Louise Holman Bea and Evelyn Bowes
    1956 Robert Weaver Jessie holding Baby Sharon Cora Bendorf Louise Holman Evelyn Bowes Bertha Bendorf Bea Bowes
    Jeff & Sharon's Wedding
    Robert Oran Weaver
    1985 Kohlenberg Family Reunion
    Front Row: Kenny Slyter holding Tilisha Rose Slyter, Sharon Vitter holding Jillian Vitter, Jessie Weaver, Roxane Weaver holding Ian Weaver. 2nd Row: Mable Kohlenberg (Orval), Magel (Ernest) Kohlenberg, Vera (Dean) Kohlenberg, Lois Matney, Leta Mae Kohlenberg, Lori Matney 3rd Row: Orval Kohlenberg, Wanona Hornbuckle, Ernest Kohlenberg, Virginia Weaver, Helen Slyter, Kathy Steele, Dean Kohlenberg, Louise Weaver, Don Weaver, Robert Weaver, Steve Steele 4th Row: Orville Matney, Roger Slyter, William Kohlenberg, Jeff Vitter, Jerry Weaver, Joey Young, John Weaver, Greg Matney (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Robert and Virginia Weaver and Family
    Front: Sharon, Robert, Virginia, Kathy Back: Jerry, Don, John, Roxane (Gonser) (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Robert Oran Weaver and Virginia Louis Kohlenberg Wedding Day 11-16-1952
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Robert and Virginia Wedding Day Group 11-16-1952
    Front Row left to right: Glenn Witt, Byron Manchester, Jessie Kamel, Flower Girl Linda McDonald, Lillian Kramel, Helen Rose Kohlenberg, Jimmy Kohlenberg Back Row: Clifford Witt, Welby Knop, Robert O. Weaver, Virginia Louise (Kohlenberg) Weaver, Lois Mae Kohlenberg, Gloria Meyer (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Robert Weaver with Sam Don's Dog in Sunglasses at Weaver Homestead
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Christmas 1988 Elm Grove Baptist Church
    Our last Christmas Celebration with Danny (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    ROW Acres Weaver Farm
    Family Farm at 26150 Block Road before the white barn was hit by a tornado and the old tin shed was hit by strong winds. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1961 -- Kathy Virginia Don Robert John Sharon Family Photo
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1892 M S Weaver Homestead Barn
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Weaver Homestead
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Grandpa Doc Picture
    Left to Right in photo: Bertha Bendorf Bowes, Jessie Bendorf Weaver Witt holding Christie McCoy (Bea Bowes McCoy's son), Charles Tomacci (Evelyn Bowes Tomacci's son), Grandpa Doc holding Kathy Weaver Steele, Daddy (Robert O. Weaver) holding Sharon Weaver Vitter. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Documents
    Kohlenberg Weaver Wedding Party Witnesses Document
    Kohlenberg Weaver Wedding Party Witnesses Document
    1930 United States Federal Census Jesse Weaver
    1930 United States Federal Census Jesse Weaver
    Headstones
    Weaver Robert Oran Headstone
    Weaver Robert Oran Headstone
    Robert Oran Weaver
    Robert Oran Weaver
    Histories
    Martin Samuel Weaver: Kansas Homesteader
    Martin Samuel Weaver: Kansas Homesteader
    Sharon (née Weaver) Vitter's paternal great grandfather Martin Weaver, from a family of 18 children, forged the way from Holmes County, Ohio to Miami County, Kansas and established today's Weaver Homestead in suburban Kansas City.

  • Source Citations

    1. [S1371] U.S., WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Registration Cards for Kansas, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 409.
      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 Document
      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 Document
      The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Registration Cards for Kansas, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 409


    2. [S307] Family Database of Vitter-Weaver Family, Jeffrey & Sharon Vitter, (Name: Self; Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Date: Since 1996;), Martin Samuel Weaver: Kansas Homesteader.
      Sharon (née Weaver) Vitter's paternal great grandfather Martin Weaver, from a family of 18 children, forged the way from Holmes County, Ohio to Miami County, Kansas and established today's Weaver Homestead in suburban Kansas City.
      https://vitter.org/familytree/histories/MartinSamuelWeaver.php

    3. [S1251] Find A Grave, Robert Oran Weaver.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/58007371/robert-oran-weaver
      Weaver Robert Oran Headstone
      Weaver Robert Oran Headstone
      Robert Oran Weaver
      Robert Oran Weaver


    4. [S1240] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: 711; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 399.0.
      Record for Jessie V Weaver

    5. [S1151] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: m-t0627-01246; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 61-23.
      1940 United States Federal Census
      1940 United States Federal Census
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: m-t0627-01246; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 61-23


    6. [S729] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).
      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 Document
      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 Document
      The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Registration Cards for Kansas, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 409


    7. [S362] U.S., Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Miami County Repbulic; Publication Place: Paola, Kansas, USA; URL: http://www.republic-online.com/obituaries/article_12e58bbe-71d0-5bef-a7db-1962c60173ea.html.
      Virginia Weaver Knop

      1932-2016

      Virginia Weaver Knop, 83, Louisburg, passed away April 25, 2016, at North Point Nursing Home in Paola.

      She was born Virginia Louise Kohlenberg on Nov. 2, 1932, to William “Bill” August and Leta Mae Grimes Kohlenberg of rural Louisburg.

      Virginia graduated from Louisburg High School in 1950 and then attended the Kansas City Secretarial School. She worked as a secretary at Equitable Life Insurance and Kansas City Power and Light.

      Virginia married Robert Oran Weaver on Nov. 16, 1952, at the First Presbyterian Church in Paola.

      They resided in Kansas City, Mo., until they moved to Wagstaff in February, 1954. They moved nearby to the Weaver Family Homestead in 1963.

      Robert Oran Weaver preceded her in death on December 19, 1989.

      Virginia and Robert had five children: Katherine Ann Weaver Steele (Steven) of Topeka, Sharon Louise Weaver Vitter (Jeffrey) of University, Miss., John Robert Weaver (Roxane Gonser) of Goodyear, Ariz., Donald William Weaver (Louise Schwartz — deceased, Felicia Mickam Jenkins) of Metairie, La., and Jerry Alan Weaver (Stacey Walters) of Paola.

      Virginia married Welby Edward Knop on March 16, 1991, at the Elm Grove Baptist Church, Paola. He resides at their home in Louisburg.

      Virginia is survived by her husband; five children; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters; nieces; nephews; and many friends.

      Her grandchildren are Jessica Weaver Ashby (Ryan), Ian Weaver, Jillian Vitter, J. Scott Vitter Jr., Audrey Vitter, Aaron Weaver (Heather Nava), Nathan Weaver (Maria Martinez), Bryan Weaver, Ross Jenkins, Max Jenkins (Abigail), Regan Jenkins, Kayla Callahan (Tommy), Emily Weaver, Kurt Weaver and Cory Weaver.

      Her great grandchildren are Ava Ashby, Harvin Weaver, McKinley Callahan and Kayden Weaver.

      Her sisters are Lois Kohlenberg Matney (Orville) and Helen Kohlenberg Slyter (Dean).

      Services are pending.

      In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Virginia Knop Memorial Fund at Elm Grove Baptist Church, 15375 W. 247th St., Paola, KS 66071.
      https://www.republic-online.com/obituaries/article_12e58bbe-71d0-5bef-a7db-1962c60173ea.html