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. One That Got Away–Seeking Information about Schumm — October 24, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Schott — October 21, 2014
  3. One Old Postcard — October 17, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick W. & Wilhelmina (Emerich) Schott — October 14, 2014
  5. One Lovely Blog Award — October 10, 2014

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. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments
  5. Pete Brewster–Professional Football Player — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 15

Chattanooga General Store Ledger, 1913-14

Who was shopping in Chatt back in 1913? And what were they buying? A while back I was given a few books that give just that information. Last year Jerry Miller gave me some old ledger and day books that had been stored in his mother’s attic. These old books had been in Glen and …

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Aug 12

Tombstone Tuesday–William & Julia (Berron) Kuhm Betzel

This is the tombstone of William and Julia (Berron) Kuhm Betzel, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BETZEL Julia 1868-1927 William 1854-1934 William Betzel was the son of George Friedrich and Anna Rosina (Herzog) Betzel, born 12 February 1854 in Mercer County, Ohio. His parents …

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Aug 08

Reunion Wrap-Up

The 2014 family reunion season has come to a close for us. The Miller and the Schumm reunions were held back-to-back, one weekend after the other, making for a busy but memorable time. The Schumm reunion goes back much farther and encompasses more relatives than the Miller gathering. The Schumm reunion is for the descendants …

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Aug 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Kuhm

This is the tombstone of Jacob Kuhm, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruht in Gott Jacob Kuhm Ehemann den Julia Berron Geb. 26 Sept 1863 In Schillersdorf Elsass Deutchland Gest 11 Nov 1899 Alter 36 Jahr, 1 Mo u. 16 Tage [Here rests …

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Aug 01

What to Wear?

This Sunday is the Schumm reunion, held every two years at Zion Lutheran, Schumm. This year I received several e-mails asking what kind of clothing is appropriate to wear to the event. As you would suspect, these questions come from women. I don’t think men give quite as much thought and deliberation to their attire …

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