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. Tombstone Tuesday–Ray A. Schott — October 28, 2014
  2. One That Got Away–Seeking Information about Schumm — October 24, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Schott — October 21, 2014
  4. One Old Postcard — October 17, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick W. & Wilhelmina (Emerich) Schott — October 14, 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

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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Sep 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary C. (Schott) Laderman

This is the tombstone of Mary C. (Schott) Laderman, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary C. Laderman 1886-1918 Maria Katharina Schott was born 18 June 1886 to Michael and Margaretha (Kuehm) Schott. She was baptized 11 July 1886, with Adam and Maria Martin as …

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Sep 12

It Came From Under the Summer Kitchen

No, this is not a story about some creature that came crawling out of the earth. It is the tale of a very old item that was put away many years ago and forgotten. Earlier this summer Joe was weed whipping at the Schumm farm when Marilyn walked across the barnyard pushing a cute little …

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Sep 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Elisabeth Barbara Schott

This is the tombstone of Elisabeth Barbara Schott, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Elisabeth Schott 1877-1931 According to Zion Chatt’s records Elisabeth Barbara Schott was born in Liberty Township, Mercer County, to Michael and Margaretha (Kuehm) Schott on 30 June 1878. She was baptized …

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