Karen

Author's details

Name: Karen Bennett
Date registered: May 16, 2011
URL: http://www.karenmillerbennett.com

Biography

I am a Certified Genealogist, registrar of the Lima Chapter NSDAR, and a Registered Dental Hygienist. I am a past trustee, officer, and committee chair of The Ohio Genealogical Society. My particular interests are lineage societies, cemetery research, German research, and technology. Look for a variety of blog subjects, from genealogy to my other interests of reading, music, gardening, and bird watching.

Latest posts

  1. Tombstone Tuesday–Roman E. Heffner — January 27, 2015
  2. Willshire Bearcats Basketball, 1955 & 1956 — January 23, 2015
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob A. & Emma E. (Heffner) Bauer — January 20, 2015
  4. 1940—Willshire High School Excels in Basketball and Academics — January 16, 2015
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar F. Heffner — January 13, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  3. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  4. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  5. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Roman E. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Roman Edward Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Roman E. Heffner 1899-1937 Roman Edward Heffner was born 26 August 1899 in the family home in Chattanooga, the son of Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. He was baptized at that …

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Jan 23

Willshire Bearcats Basketball, 1955 & 1956

People in this area still remember and talk about Willshire’s basketball teams in the mid-50s. I am sure some of you remember those teams and those seasons very well. You may have even been there to participate and experience the excitement. Last week I wrote about the Willshire Bearcat basketball team’s successful 1939-40 season, which …

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Jan 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob A. & Emma E. (Heffner) Bauer

This is the tombstone of Jacob A. and Emma E. (Heffner) Bauer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BAUER Jacob A. 1886-1961 Emma E. 1890-1938 Jacob Adam Bauer was born 30 November 1886 in Wendelin, Mercer County, Ohio, the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Hoenie) …

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Jan 16

1940—Willshire High School Excels in Basketball and Academics

Willshire High School was known for its successful basketball teams. They even traveled to state tournaments several times. And the students were smart, too! The following is an article about the celebration banquet held for the members of the Willshire Bearcats basketball team who played at the state basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio, on 15 …

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Jan 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar F. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Oscar F. Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Oscar F. Heffner 1896-1956 Oscar Heffner was born in Chattanooga, Ohio, on 27 June 1896 to Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. He was baptized as Friedrich Oskar Heffner at Zion Chatt …

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