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–John A. Grauberger — May 31, 2016
  2. Memorial Day 2016 — May 27, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–George A. & Anna M. (Schaefer) Grauberger — May 24, 2016
  4. Wolfe & Schumm, Schumm, Ohio — May 20, 2016
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Michael & Elizabeth (Grauberger) Stroebel — May 17, 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

Mar 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Stanley L. Regedanz

This is the tombstone of Stanley L. Regedanz, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Stanley L. Son of Wm & O.A. Regedanz Born Feb. 24, 1910 Died Mar. 11, 1910 Stanley Lemoyne Regedanz was born in Ohio, probably at the Regedanz home in Blackcreek Township, on 24 …

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Mar 18

Photos of Louis J. Schumm (1851-1938)

I am still going through my mom’s photos and I continue to find photos that I have not seen before. I have several photos of my great-grandfather Louis J. Schumm but I have never seen a photo of him this young. In the photo below are brothers Louis J. Schumm and John Charles Schumm. The …

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Mar 15

Tombstone Tuesday-Philip Stump

The church records of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio, indicate that Philip Stump is buried in Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, but no tombstone exists for him at this time. Perhaps there is a marker in the cemetery that is not readable. Perhaps he never had a tombstone. But since I have been focusing my Tombstone …

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Mar 11

1900 & 1902 Souvenir Books, District 7 Public School, Monroe Twp, Allen Co, Indiana

Some time ago I posted photos of Jacob Miller Jr’s 1897-1898 Wild Cat School Souvenir Book. [See Wild Cat Souvenir Booklet http://www.karenmillerbennett.com/wildcat-school/wild-cat-school-souvenir-booklet/ ] That was the first School Souvenir Book I had ever seen but just the other day I ran across a copy of two more of these books. Two more souvenir books from …

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Mar 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary Margaretha (Müller) Hiller

This is the tombstone of Mary M. Hiller, located in row 15 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary M. Hiller Died Sept. 29, 1878 Aged 78 y. 3 m. 20 d. Maria “Mary” Margaretha Müller was born 4 June 1800 in Rittershausen, Districts Unterfranken and Aschaffenburg, in the …

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