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. Saying Goodbye to Kate — November 21, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Catherina P. Emrich — November 18, 2014
  3. Tragedy in the Oil Fields — November 14, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday– John Emerich — November 11, 2014
  5. I Voted in Honor of a Veteran — November 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. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

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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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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