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. Wildcat School No. 9, Mercer County, Ohio — August 26, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob B. Germann — August 23, 2016
  3. Christian Whiteman’s Articles of Agreement — August 19, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia (Becher) Germann — August 16, 2016
  5. 2016 Schumm Reunion — August 12, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 21 comments
  3. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  4. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 26

Wildcat School No. 9, Mercer County, Ohio

School is back in session and summer vacation is over for students and teachers. The school schedule is so ingrained in me that I always have to remind myself that there is still a lot of summer left even though school has started. I grew up on Wildcat Corner, where a one-room brick school once …

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Aug 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob B. Germann

This is the tombstone of Jacob B. Germann, located in row 2 of the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Ohio City, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob B. 1850-1926 1 Cor. 15. 12-23 GERMANN Jacob Germann was born 4 September 1850, the son of Peter and Catherine/Katherine (Dietrich) Germann. It appears that his parents Peter and Catherine …

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Aug 19

Christian Whiteman’s Articles of Agreement

It has been quite a while since I have worked on my own family genealogy, but this past week, after receiving an e-mail from someone whose research connected with the Christian Whiteman family, I am doing a little of my own family research again. Christian Whiteman is my 5th great-grandfather and he served in the …

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Aug 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia (Becher) Germann

This is the tombstone of Sophia (Becher) Germann, located in row 3 of the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Ohio City, located on German Church Road, Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Sophia Ehefrau von J.B. Germann 1855-1920 GERMANN Text: 1 Tim. 6, 12 Translation: Sophia, wife of J.B. Germann, 1855-1920, GERMANN. Sophia …

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Aug 12

2016 Schumm Reunion

The 42nd Schumm reunion has come and gone. The biennial reunion of the John George Schumm family was held last Sunday in Schumm, Ohio. The reunion committee outdid themselves this year. They deserve a BIG Thank-You for all the thought, effort, and work that went into creating one of the most fun, successful, and interesting …

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