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–Emanuel H. and Edna L. (Scaer) Schumm — April 22, 2014
  2. Happy Easter! — April 18, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar J. Scaer — April 15, 2014
  4. The 1969 Mercer County Grange Drill Team — April 11, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Lydia A. Schinnerer — April 8, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  2. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  3. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments
  4. Schinnerer’s Mill — 15 comments
  5. Some Chattanooga Photos — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Feb 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Rosine Catherine Marie Schinnerer, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The nearly illegible marker is inscribed: Maria ? Tochter von F. & E. Schinner geb. 14 Mai 1864 gest. 23 April 1875 Alter 10 Jahr 11 Monat, 9 Tage Translation: Maria ?, Daughter …

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Feb 07

Friedrich Schinnerer–Immigration & 1st Marriage

Meet Friedrich Schinnerer, my great-great-grandfather. He was born in Ipsheim, Bad-Windsheim, Kingdom of Bavaria, on 8 May 1824, the third child of Georg Michael and Anna Barbara (Zeller) Schinnerer. His paternal grandparents were Johann Conrad and Margaretha (Doepert) Schinnerer. [1] When he was almost 25 years of age Friedrich sailed from Le Havre, France, on …

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Feb 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Friedrich & Elisabeth (Schumm) Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Friedrich and Elisabeth (Schumm) Schinnerer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Elisabeth Schinnerer Geb. den 17 Nov. 1841 Gest. den 11 Juli 1917 Alter 75 Ja. 7 Mo. 24 Ta. Friedrich Schinnerer Geb. den 8 Mai 1824 Gest. den …

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Jan 31

Rose and Emma Rüeck

The past few weeks have been bitterly cold, very windy, and snowy here in Ohio. Weather alerts on my phone inform me that it is a poor time for outdoor fitness. So I have stayed indoors as much as possible, spending my time going through and sorting old photos. This photo caught my eye and …

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Jan 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria (Schumm) Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Maria Schinnerer, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Maria Ehefrau des Martin Schinnerer geboren Den 23 December 1842 gestorben Den 2 September 1870 Translation: Here rests in God, Maria, wife of Martin Schinnerer, born the …

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