Albert J. Bendorf

Albert J. Bendorf

Male 1830 - 1895  (65 years)
Person ID: I7634  Sharon Vitter's Ancestor


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  • Name Albert J. Bendorf  [1, 2
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    • Albert J. Bendorf Albert J. Bendorf was born December 16, 1830 in Prussia. He came to the U.S. when he was about 15, working as a cook on a cattle boat. His father was a Lutheran minister in Germanyl. There is a town of Bendorf on the Rhine River just southeast of Bonn. On August 2, 1862, he joined the Union forces by enlisting in the 45th. Regiment of the Missouri Militia at Unionville, Missouri, Putman County. On September 30, 1862, he was ordered into active service at St. Johns, Missouri. On November 7, 1862, he was relieved from duty. He married Margaret Hastings, May 8, 1864, in Putman County, Missouri, at the home of her brother, William Hastings by the Justice Peace Daniel Towey. Margaret Hastings Bendorf was born to Francis and Caroline Hastings on March 27,, 1842 in Pickering County, Ohio. She had moved with her parents to Illinois in the 1840's, then later to Missouri in Putman County. After Albert and Margaret's first two children were born, they moved to Miami County, Kansas, along with her parents, some siblings and some in-laws. Over 22 years, they had six boys and four girls. Their children were: Francis, born February 28, 1865, and Richard, born August 2, 1866, both born in York Township, Putman County, Missouri. The other children were Caroline B., born May 2, 1868; Louisa, born December 16, 1874; Henrietta, born March 28, 1878; Jacob born November 21, 1879; Albert, born July 16, 1882; and Katherine, born November 2, 1886. All born the Wea Township, Miami County, Kansas. In May 1886, the Bendorfs bought 80 acres in Wea Township, Miami County. Kansas, for $280. They both lived their lives on this farm. A 13.92 acres timber tract of Albert's is still owned by a grandson, Ray Bendorf. Albert became ill in April, 1895 and on December 19, 1895, three days after his 65th. birthday , passed away at his home, which still stands just northwest of Louisburg, Kansas. After Albert's death, Margaret remained in their home with the remaining children not yet married. Minnie remembers Margaret in her last years as a tall slim woman who always wore black, drove her own buggy, and smoked a small clay pipe she filled from a plug. On January 22, 1904, Margaret passed away at the home and was buried next to Albert in Louisburg cemetery. The Bendorf children were; Francis, who married Cora V. Mayberry on March 5, 1891, Died September 18, 1935, and is buried at Hillsdale, Kansas. Richard, who married Sadie Kitchen on March 20, 1889, died October 19, 1921, and is buried at Dighton, Kansas. Caroline, who married Jake Brocker on February 10, 1890, died November 29, 1938, and is buried at Louisburg, Kansas. Frederick, who married Allie M. Walters, September 4, 1895, died May 26, 1930, and is buried in Hillsdale, Kansas. Charles, who married Alice Forner, March 9, 1904, died October 15, 1933, and is buried at Paola, Kansas. Lousia, who married Earl H. Wilson, August 21, 1918, Died November 17, 1924, and is buried at Louisburg, Kansas. Henrietta, who married Dave Morgan, February 11. 1902. and died May 9, 1920, and is buried at Louisburg, Kansas. Jacob, who married Martha Whitmore, January 20, 1920, died November 18, 1958, and is buried at Louisburg, Kansas. Albert, who married Anna Doering, February 10, 1910, died November 18, 1946, and is buried at Louisburg, Kansas. Katherine, who married Robert Guy Horchem, March18, 1914, died December3, 1949, and is buried at Ransom, Kansas. Ray Bendorf--Swan River Museum Book of Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas
    Born 16 Dec 1830  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1895  At home, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Louisburg Cemetery, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Margaret Hastings (ID:I18700),   b. 27 Mar 1842, Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1904, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 8 May 1864  At her brother's home, York, Putnam, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 34417 
    Children 
      1. Francis Bendorf (ID:I60),   b. 28 Feb 1865, York, Putnam, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1935, Wagstaff, Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
      2. Richard Bendorf (ID:I7638),   b. Aug 1866, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1921, Dighton, Lane, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
      3. Caroline B. Bendorf (ID:I7639),   b. 2 May 1868, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1938, Drexel, Bates, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
      4. Frederick Bendorf (ID:I7647),   b. 26 Apr 1871, Rural, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1930, At his home, Marysville, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
      5. Charles Bendorf (ID:I7649),   b. 22 Dec 1872, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1933, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
      6. Louisa Bendorf (ID:I7640),   b. 16 Dec 1874, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1924, Princeton, Franklin, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
      7. Henrietta Bendorf (ID:I22885),   b. 28 Mar 1878, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1920, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
      8. Jacob Bendorf (ID:I7642),   b. 21 Oct 1879, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1958, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
      9. Albert Bendorf (ID:I7643),   b. 16 Jul 1882, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1946, His home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
      10. Katherine Bendorf (ID:I7644),   b. 2 Oct 1886, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1949, Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)

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    Reference Number 7963 
    Residence 1870  Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1880  Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1830 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 May 1864 - At her brother's home, York, Putnam, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1895 - At home, Wea, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Louisburg Cemetery, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert J Bendorf and family
    Albert J Bendorf and family
    Documents
    Albert J Bendorf Document
    Albert J Bendorf Document

  • Source Citations

    1. [S1179] Swam River Museum Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, (Name: Miami County Historical Society; Location: Paola, Kansas; Date: multiple volumes;), Info submitted for Ray Bendorf.

    2. [S667] Kansas, County Marriage Records, 1811-1911, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.;).
      Kansas, County Marriage Records, 1811-1911 Document
      Kansas, County Marriage Records, 1811-1911 Document


    3. [S1239] 1900 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1900; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T623_490; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 136.
      Record for Jacob Bendorff
      1900 United States Federal Census
      1900 United States Federal Census
      Database online. Year: 1900; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T623_490; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 136.


    4. [S1011] 1880 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1880; Census Place: Wea, Miami, Kansas; Roll: 389; Family History Film: 1254389; Page: 511B; Enumeration District: 146; Image: 0278.
      Record for Albert Bendorf
      1880 United States Federal Census
      1880 United States Federal Census
      Database online. Year: 1880; Census Place: Wea, Miami, Kansas; Roll: 389; Family History Film: 1254389; Page: 511B; Enumeration District: 146; Image: 0278.


    5. [S1054] 1910 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1910; Census Place: Ten Mile, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T624_447; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 946.
      Record for Chas 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: 2B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 946.


    6. [S1036] 1920 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Middle Creek, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T625_541; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 134; Image: .
      Record for Charley Bendorf
      1920 United States Federal Census
      1920 United States Federal Census
      Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Middle Creek, Miami, Kansas; Roll: T625_541; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 134; Image: .


    7. [S1010] 1870 United States Federal Census, Wea Township, Miami County, Kansas, USA.
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      1870 United States Federal Census
      1870 United States Federal Census