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. Christmas Memories–Toys — December 19, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Fred & Anna (Merkel) Heffner — December 16, 2014
  3. Christmas Memories–The Sunday School Christmas Program — December 12, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Rudolph & Nellie (Deyo) Heffner — December 9, 2014
  5. Christmas Memories–A Favorite Song — December 5, 2014

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Dec 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Edna Ruth Heffner

This is the tombstone of Edna Ruth Heffner, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: EDNA RUTH HEFFNER 1912-1927 Edna Ruth Heffner was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 15 March 1912 to Rudolph G. and Nellie (Deyo) Heffner. She was baptized at Zion Chatt on …

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Nov 28

This & That from The Willshire Herald

One of my favorite pastimes is looking through old issues of The Willshire Herald on microfilm at the Van Wert County Library. Below are some interesting articles that I recently found. Sustains Injured Hand John Scaer, farmer residing on route 2, Willshire, had the misfortune of cutting four fingers and the thumb off the left …

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Nov 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Philipp & Margetha Emrich

This is the tombstone of Philipp and Margetha Emrich, located row 8 of Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed Emrich on the front. On the south side: Hier ruhet in ? Philipp Emrich Geb. Den 26, Aug 1821 Gest. Den 4, Dez. 1891 Alter 70 J, 3 M, 8 T On the …

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Nov 21

Saying Goodbye to Kate

Last week the Schumm family sadly said goodbye to one of their own. Anna Katherine “Kate” (Schumm) Bischoff passed away on 12 November 2014 in Arizona, at the age of 97. Kate was born near Rockford on 19 March 1917 to Philip Frederick Martin and Leona Barbara (Schumm) Schumm. She had three sisters–Marie, Emma and …

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Nov 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Catherina P. Emrich

This is the tombstone of Catherina P. Emrich, located in row 8 of Kessler/Liberty Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet Catherina P. Tochter von P. u. P. Emrich Gest. 18 Juli 1890 Alter 7 mo. U. 17 tag. Here rests Catherina P, daughter of P. and P. Emrich, died 18 July …

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