Jessie Violet Bendorf

Jessie Violet Bendorf

Female 1904 - 1979  (75 years)
Person ID: I57 | Tree: Vitter-Weaver Genealogy  |  Last Modified: 7 Oct 2020


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  • Name Jessie Violet Bendorf  [1, 2
    Grandpa Doc Witt holding Kathy
    Grandpa Doc Witt holding Kathy
    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.
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 25 Jan 1904  Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Jul 1979  Medicalodge Nursing Home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 11 Jul 1979  Hillsdale Cemetery South, Hillsdale, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings
     1. Cora Anna Bendorf (ID:I452),   b. 5 May 1893, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1972, St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Bertha Pearl Bendorf (ID:I453),   b. 2 Feb 1900, Huntsville, Columbia, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1960, Home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F47 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Francis Bendorf (ID:I60),   b. 28 Feb 1865, York, Putnam, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1935, Chiles, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cora Vina Mayberry (ID:I1874),   b. 14 May 1873, Jefferson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1930, Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Mar 1891  Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 1728 

    Family 1

    Family ID: F27 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 7 Oct 2020   
    Husband 1 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) 
    Married 14 Feb 1923  Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • officated by Virgie Sanders
    Reference Number 1701 
    Children 
      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)  [natural]
      2. Robert Oran Weaver (ID:I34),   b. 6 May 1928, Wagstaff, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1989, 26150 Block Road, east barn, Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]

    Family 2

    Family ID: F46 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 7 Oct 2020   
    Husband 2 Donald Darwin Witt (ID:I59),   b. 25 Mar 1913, Near Fontana, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1976, Pinecrest Haven Nursing Home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1935  Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 1648 

    Other Personal Events

    Description Brown hair, blue eyes 
    Reference Number 57 
    Residence 1 Mar 1905  Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1910  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1915  Reno, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1920  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1925  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1930  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1935  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1940  Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Wife 
    Residence 1955  23125 Quivira Road, Bucyrus, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address for Grandma and Grandpa farm south of Bucyrus, Kansas where I remember they lived until their deaths. Then it was owned by Kathy, Sharon, John, Don, and Jerry and was called Weaver Rents. We rented the house out. Jerry farmed the farm. 
    Residence 8 Jul 1979  Hillsdale, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1904 - Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Mar 1905 - Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Reno, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1923 - Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1935 - Clay, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1955 - 23125 Quivira Road, Bucyrus, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8 Jul 1979 - Hillsdale, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
  • Photos
    Cora Mayberry Flossie Morgan Jessie Violet Bendorf
    1928 -- Bendorf Family
    1956 First Cousins Robert Weaver Louise Holman Bea and Evelyn Bowes
    1956 Louise Holman Evelyn Bowes Bertha Bendorf Kathy Weaver Bea Bowes Jessie Bendorf
    1956 Robert Weaver Jessie holding Baby Sharon Cora Bendorf Louise Holman Evelyn Bowes Bertha Bendorf Bea Bowes
    Grandma Jessie with Kathy and Sharon
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1956 Virginia Weaver Bertha Bowes Bea McCoy Evelyn Tomacci Jessie Witt Kathy Weaver wearing Grandma's shoes
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Documents
    Grandpa Doc Witt holding Kathy
    Grandpa Doc Witt holding Kathy
    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.
    Headstones
    Bendorf Jessie Violet Headstone
    Bendorf Jessie Violet Headstone
    Weaver Ora Franklin Headstone
    Weaver Ora Franklin Headstone

  • Notes

    • Doris Allen
      1227 W. Santa Clara
      Santa Ana, CA 92706
      (714) 667-1518
      May have information on Grandma Jessie's family.

      Brown hair, blue eyes.

      Obituary: Mrs. Jessie V. Witt: Mrs. Jessie V. Witt, 75, formerly of Bucyrus, died Sunday, July 8, at Medicalodge in Paola. The daughter of Francis and Cora Mayberry Bendorf, she was born January 25, 1904. She was married to Ora F. Weaver Feb. 14, 1923, and they became the parents of two sons, Martin Franklin and Robert Oran Weaver. Oct. 2, 1935, she was married to Donald Witt of Bucyrus. They lived at Wagstaff until February of 1954 when they moved to near Bucyrus, where she resided until recent months. Mrs. Witt was a member of the Wagstaff Social Club for many years. Preceding her in death were her husbands, her son Martin, and two sisters, Mrs. Cora Holman and Mrs. Bertha Bowes. Surviving are her son, Robert O. Weaver, of the Wagstaff community and her grandchildren, Miss Kathy Weaver, of Topeka, Miss Sharon Weaver, Mountain View, Calif., John Weaver, Phoenix, Ariz., Don Weaver, Lawrence and Jerry Weaver, also of Wagstaff. Services were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Wilson & Son Chapel in Paola, with the Rev.R.B. Shoemaker, pastor of the First Bapst Church, as officiant. Mrs. Joyce Molina sang "Over the Rainbow" and "Somewhere My Love" accompanied by Mrs. Virginia Reese at the organ. Burial was in the Hillsdale Cemetery. Pallbearers were Welby Knop, Virgil Stuteville, Keith Dover, Roy Debrick, Glenn Witt and Paul Walters. Memorials can be made to the Cancer Society.
      Obituary: Mrs. Jessie V. Witt: Mrs. Jessie V. Witt, 75, formerly of Bucyrus, died Sunday, July 8, at Medicalodge in Paola. The daughter of Francis and Cora Mayberry Bendorf, she was born January 25, 1904. She was married to Ora F. Weaver Feb. 14, 1923, and they became the parents of two sons, Martin Franklin and Robert Oran Weaver. Oct. 2, 1935, she was married to Donald Witt of Bucyrus. They lived at Wagstaff until February of 1954 when they moved to near Bucyrus, where she resided until recent months. Mrs. Witt was a member of the Wagstaff Social Club for many years. Preceding her in death were her husbands, her son Martin, and two sisters, Mrs. Cora Holman and Mrs. Bertha Bowes. Surviving are her son, Robert O. Weaver, of the Wagstaff community and her grandchildren, Miss Kathy Weaver, of Topeka, Miss Sharon Weaver, Mountain View, Calif., John Weaver, Phoenix, Ariz., Don Weaver, Lawrence and Jerry Weaver, also of Wagstaff. Services were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Wilson & Son Chapel in Paola, with the Rev.R.B. Shoemaker, pastor of the First Bapst Church, as officiant. Mrs. Joyce Molina sang "Over the Rainbow" and "Somewhere My Love" accompanied by Mrs. Virginia Reese at the organ. Burial was in the Hillsdale Cemetery. Pallbearers were Welby Knop, Virgil Stuteville, Keith Dover, Roy Debrick, Glenn Witt and Paul Walters. Memorials can be made to the Cancer Society.
  • Source Citations

    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, Jessie V. Bendorf Weaver Witt.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16633442
      Bendorf Jessie Violet Headstone
      Bendorf Jessie Violet Headstone


    2. [S1000] Newspaper, Magazine, or Media Outlet, Western Spirit, Miami County, Kansas.

    3. [S365] Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Ancestry.com., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online.
      Record for O F Weaver
      Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
      Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
      Database online.


    4. [S1036] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T625_541; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 147; Image: .
      Record for Francis Bendorf
      1920 United States Federal Census
      1920 United States Federal Census
      Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T625_541; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 147; Image: .


    5. [S365] Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Ancestry.com., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online.
      Record for Jessie Bendorf
      Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
      Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
      Database online.


    6. [S1054] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online. Year: 1910; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T624_447; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 948.
      Record for Jessie V Bendorf
      1910 United States Federal Census
      1910 United States Federal Census
      Database online. Year: 1910; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T624_447; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 948.


    7. [S365] Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Ancestry.com., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online.
      Record for Jessie Weaver
      Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
      Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
      Database online.


    8. [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

    9. [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