Welby Edward Knop and Virginia Louise Kohlenberg Family

m. 16 Mar 1991


Family Information
  • Welby Edward KnopFather | Male
    Welby Edward Knop

    Born  20 Apr 1924  Chiles, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jan 2021  Vintage Park Nursing Home, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bucyrus Cemetery, Bucyrus, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Mar 1991  [1, 2]  Elm Grove Baptist Church, Chiles, Miami, Kansas, USA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Arthur Henry Knop | F49 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Esther Grace Whitaker | F49 Group Sheet 

    Virginia Louise KohlenbergMother | Female
    Virginia Louise Kohlenberg

    Born  2 Nov 1932  Kohlenberg Homestead, 9280 W. 319th Street, Middle Creek, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Apr 2016  North Point Nursing Home, 908 N Pearl St, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wagstaff Cemetery, Chiles, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Robert Oran Weaver | F3 
    Married  16 Nov 1952  First Presbyterian Church, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William August Kohlenberg | F29 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Leta Mae Grimes | F29 Group Sheet 

  • Sources 
    1. [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

    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