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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. More 1910 Plat Maps of Blackcreek Township — March 27, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–William Schumm — March 24, 2015
  3. 1910 Decennial Appraisement of Blackcreek Township — March 20, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Anna Maria (Heffner) Schumm — March 17, 2015
  5. 1910 Quadrennial Assessor’s Report of Blackcreek Township — March 13, 2015

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. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  5. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 16

1940—Willshire High School Excels in Basketball and Academics

Willshire High School was known for its successful basketball teams. They even traveled to state tournaments several times. And the students were smart, too! The following is an article about the celebration banquet held for the members of the Willshire Bearcats basketball team who played at the state basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio, on 15 …

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Jan 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar F. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Oscar F. Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Oscar F. Heffner 1896-1956 Oscar Heffner was born in Chattanooga, Ohio, on 27 June 1896 to Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. He was baptized as Friedrich Oskar Heffner at Zion Chatt …

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Jan 09

Update on Schumm’s Old Brick Building

A few months ago I was seeking information about the old brick building that once stood by the railroad tracks at the north end of Schumm. The building, unknown to most today, generated a lot of interest and I appreciate those of you who wrote with information about it, helping to piece together its history. …

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Jan 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Albert C. & Ethel (Olson) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Albert C. and Ethel Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Albert C. Jan. 9, 1888 Mar. 4, 1945 Ethel 1892-1979 Albert Conrad Heffner was born in Chattanooga on 9 January 1888, the second child born to Fredrick and …

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Jan 01

Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year! Today, the first day of 2015, I am not even going to mention last year’s resolutions. Since I have done so poorly with them I do not see any point in bringing up the same old unfinished goals yet another year. I will only say that genealogical organization is an ongoing process …

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