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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. Tombstone Tuesday–Michael and Elizabeth (Mueller) Kuhm — July 29, 2014
  2. Hats Off to Family Reunions — July 25, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Kuhm Brother and Sister — July 22, 2014
  4. Lunch with Darrel “Pete” Brewster — July 18, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. (Grauberger) Reichard — July 15, 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. Some Chattanooga Photos — 15 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

May 20

Tombstone Tuesday–John F. Merkle

This is the tombstone of John Francis Merkle, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John F. Merkle Feb 2, 1870 July 27, 1895 MERKLE John Merkle was the son of Joseph and Lucinda (Kentner) Merkle, born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio. [1] There are conflicting records …

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May 16

Live Streaming From the 2014 NGS Conference

Last week, 7-10 May, was the annual National Genealogical Society [NGS] Conference, held in Richmond, Virginia. The 2014 Conference, entitled Virginia: The First Frontier, offered over 175 lectures during the four day conference. Genealogical conferences, whether national, state, or local, are a wonderful means to learn and network. I enjoy attending them as often as I can, …

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May 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Son & Daughter of A.L. & N.M. Schumm

This is the tombstone of stillborn twins, the son and daughter of Arnold and Naomi (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Infant Son & Dau. of A.L. & N.M. Schumm 1926 Zion Schumm’s records show only that the infant son and …

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May 09

Chattanooga On Google Earth

Last week I wrote about Google Earth and posted some area photos that I screen captured while looking around in the program. It is interesting to look at the photos from various years and different views on Google Earth. This week I have some photos of Chattanooga, Ohio, from Google Earth. Google Earth’s most recent …

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May 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Emma Germann

This is the tombstone of Emma Germann, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: EMMA GERMANN 1907-1917 Emma Germann was born 14 January 1907 in Harrison Township, Van Wert County, the daughter of Friederick “Fred” C. and Clara C.M. (Pflueger) Germann. [1] [2] I found …

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