Author's details

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 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Joy I. Eley

This is the tombstone of Joy I. Eley, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Joy I. Dau. of A.M. & M.R. Eley 1924 Joy Eley was born 22 October 1924 in Ohio to Alger M. & Matilda (Becher) Eley. Joy died 26 October 1924, just …

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Sep 30

More Photos with George M. Schumm

Here are a few more photos from what I like to refer to as the Germann Collection–a collection of old family photos that once belonged to sisters Edna and Viola Germann. Edna (1896-1997) and Viola (1900-2001) were the daughters of Stephen E. and Anna Elizabeth “Rosina” (Schumm) Germann. Edna and Viola were the granddaughters of …

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Sep 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Alger M & Matilda (Becher) Eley

This is the tombstone of Alger and Matilda (Becher) Eley, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ELEY Matilda Becher Oct. 13, 1902 May 17, 1978 Alger M. “Peck” Nov. 5, 1900 July 3, 1964 Alger Medford Eley was born in Berne, Adams County, Indiana, on 5 November …

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Sep 23

George M. & Barbara (Schinnerer) Schumm Photos

Last week I wrote about and posted photos of the 1901 Long Beach wedding of George M. Schumm and Barbara Schinnerer. The couple was originally from the Willshire-Schumm area but moved to California around the turn of the century, just before their marriage. George M. (1867-1958) was the son of Jacob “Frederick” and Maria (Germann) …

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Sep 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Leslie G. Becher

This is the tombstone of Lesile G. Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Leslie G. 1904-1982 Leslie George Becher was born 22 December 1904 in Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. He was the fourth of eight children born to William P. and Katie …

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