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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. Von Bierbach nach Chattanooga — January 30, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Roman E. Heffner — January 27, 2015
  3. Willshire Bearcats Basketball, 1955 & 1956 — January 23, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob A. & Emma E. (Heffner) Bauer — January 20, 2015
  5. 1940—Willshire High School Excels in Basketball and Academics — January 16, 2015

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 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Rudolph & Nellie (Deyo) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Rudolph and Nellie (Deyo) Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Nellie 1885-1974 Rudolph 1886-1957 Christened Georg Rudolph Heffner, Rudolph was born 11 May 1886 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, to Friedrich and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. According to …

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Dec 05

Christmas Memories–A Favorite Song

A couple days ago I attended my first Christmas party of this Christmas Season, hosted by the women’s group at St. John Lutheran Church, Hopewell. After a delicious meal we had the pleasure of hearing Ryan Hirschy sing Christmas carols and songs while Brad Byerly accompanied him on the piano. Their music put everyone in …

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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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