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. Christmas Memories–Toys — December 19, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Fred & Anna (Merkel) Heffner — December 16, 2014
  3. Christmas Memories–The Sunday School Christmas Program — December 12, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Rudolph & Nellie (Deyo) Heffner — December 9, 2014
  5. Christmas Memories–A Favorite Song — December 5, 2014

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

Oct 10

One Lovely Blog Award

I want to thank Shelley Bishop for nominating Karen’s Chatt for the One Lovely Blog Award. It is an honor to be nominated by Shelley, a very talented writer and blogger, whose blog is A Sense of Family. Thank you Shelley! One Lovely Blog Award nominees are chosen by fellow bloggers to recognize bloggers who share information, …

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Oct 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Dorothy Mae Linn

This is the tombstone of Dorothy Mae Linn, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: At Rest Dorothy M. Linn 1927-1929 Dorothy Mae Linn was born 18 August 1927 to Edward H. and Margaret (Laderman) Linn. She was baptized at Zion on 17 September 1927, with …

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Oct 03

Marathon Madness

Neither the Millers nor the Bennetts are known for their long (or short) distance running ability. Even though a few of my cousins have run marathons and other races, most of us are just not built for running. That is why we are so proud of our son Jeff. who ran and completed his fifth …

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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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