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


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. Photos of Maria (Pflueger) Schumm — October 21, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Harold E. & Berneice F. (Becher) Stetler — October 18, 2016
  3. East Bethel Church — October 14, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Buress B. & Leona L. (Becher) McBride — October 11, 2016
  5. Help Please! What are These? — October 7, 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

Oct 21

Photos of Maria (Pflueger) Schumm

While looking through some old Schumm and Germann photos I noticed a photo of a group of women, one of the women being Maria (Pflueger) Schumm (1820-1903), the wife of George Martin Schumm. A few years ago I thought there were only one or two photos of Maria, but over time I have gathered several …

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Oct 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Harold E. & Berneice F. (Becher) Stetler

This is the tombstone of Harold E. and Berneice F. (Becher) Stetler, located in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: STETLER Berneice F. 1915-2008 Harold E. 1914-2008 Married Feb. 15, 1936 Harold Eugene Stetler was born in Van Wert County, Ohio, on 18 June 1914, the son of Roy H. and Blanche O. …

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Oct 14

East Bethel Church

As I wrote this week’s Tombstone Tuesday about Buress and Leona (Becher) McBride I was reminded of East Bethel Church, a local church that no longer exists, and one of its former pastors. The McBrides were members of East Bethel Church, a church that was located just a couple miles east of where I grew …

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Oct 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Buress B. & Leona L. (Becher) McBride

This is the tombstone of Buress B. and Leona L. (Becher) McBride, located in row 4 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: McBride Leona L. 1900-1962 Buress B. 1898-1977 Buress B. McBride was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 October 1898, the son of James …

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Oct 07

Help Please! What are These?

Joe recently found an unusual set of items. We have never seen anything like them before although we have an idea of what they may have been used for. It is a set of five triangle-shaped salt-glazed nesting cups. I very much like salt glazed pottery and these unique cups make a nice addition to …

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