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–Clarence Schott — October 21, 2014
  2. One Old Postcard — October 17, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick W. & Wilhelmina (Emerich) Schott — October 14, 2014
  4. One Lovely Blog Award — October 10, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Dorothy Mae Linn — October 7, 2014

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. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments
  5. Schinnerer’s Mill — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 03

Marathon Madness

Neither the Millers nor the Bennetts are known for their long (or short) distance running ability. Even though a few of my cousins have run marathons and other races, most of us are just not built for running. That is why we are so proud of our son Jeff. who ran and completed his fifth …

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Sep 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Edward H. & Margaret E. (Laderman) Linn

This is the tombstone of Edward H. and Margaret E. (Laderman) Linn, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LINN Margaret E. Apr 10, 1907-Oct. 1, 1997 Edward H. Jan 30, 1899-May 14, 1972 Margaretha Elisabeth Laderman was born 10 April 1907 in Geneva, Indiana, the …

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Sep 26

The Schumm Sawmill

The little village of Schumm once had a thriving sawmill that cut and processed some of the largest trees in Ohio at the time, and possibly ever. From the early 1920s through the 1950s they shipped their high-quality lumber all over the country. They specialized in hardwood and long timber. They weren’t kidding when they …

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Sep 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Florence E. Laderman

This is the tombstone of Florence Estella Laderman, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Florence E. LADERMAN 1909-1910 Florence Estella Laderman was born 19 March 1909 to William and Maria (Schott) Laderman. She was baptized at Zion Chatt on 11 April 1909, with Lora and …

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Sep 19

The Post Office at Schumm

Schumm: a hamlet in the south central part of the township, with post office set up by 1886. That is the description of the little village east of Willishire in a book of Ohio towns and townships that were established before 1900. [1] Schumm, named after the German family who settled the area in 1838, …

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