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–Alger M & Matilda (Becher) Eley — September 27, 2016
  2. George M. & Barbara (Schinnerer) Schumm Photos — September 23, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Leslie G. Becher — September 20, 2016
  4. Schumm-Schinnerer California Wedding, 1901 — September 16, 2016
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Daughter of William & Katie (Schaadt) Becher — September 13, 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

Aug 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob B. Germann

This is the tombstone of Jacob B. Germann, located in row 2 of the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Ohio City, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob B. 1850-1926 1 Cor. 15. 12-23 GERMANN Jacob Germann was born 4 September 1850, the son of Peter and Catherine/Katherine (Dietrich) Germann. It appears that his parents Peter and Catherine …

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Aug 19

Christian Whiteman’s Articles of Agreement

It has been quite a while since I have worked on my own family genealogy, but this past week, after receiving an e-mail from someone whose research connected with the Christian Whiteman family, I am doing a little of my own family research again. Christian Whiteman is my 5th great-grandfather and he served in the …

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Aug 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia (Becher) Germann

This is the tombstone of Sophia (Becher) Germann, located in row 3 of the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Ohio City, located on German Church Road, Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Sophia Ehefrau von J.B. Germann 1855-1920 GERMANN Text: 1 Tim. 6, 12 Translation: Sophia, wife of J.B. Germann, 1855-1920, GERMANN. Sophia …

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Aug 12

2016 Schumm Reunion

The 42nd Schumm reunion has come and gone. The biennial reunion of the John George Schumm family was held last Sunday in Schumm, Ohio. The reunion committee outdid themselves this year. They deserve a BIG Thank-You for all the thought, effort, and work that went into creating one of the most fun, successful, and interesting …

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Aug 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Bettie E. Becher

This is the tombstone of Bettie E. Becher, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Bettie E. Becher May-Nov. 1922 Bettie Evelin Becher was the daughter of George Jacob “Edward” and Hulda (Berron) Becher, born 6 May 1922 in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, Ohio. Bettie had …

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