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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. Photos of Maria (Pflueger) Schumm — October 21, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Harold E. & Berneice F. (Becher) Stetler — October 18, 2016
  3. East Bethel Church — October 14, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Buress B. & Leona L. (Becher) McBride — October 11, 2016
  5. Help Please! What are These? — October 7, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 21 comments
  3. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  4. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 12

2016 Schumm Reunion

The 42nd Schumm reunion has come and gone. The biennial reunion of the John George Schumm family was held last Sunday in Schumm, Ohio. The reunion committee outdid themselves this year. They deserve a BIG Thank-You for all the thought, effort, and work that went into creating one of the most fun, successful, and interesting …

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Aug 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Bettie E. Becher

This is the tombstone of Bettie E. Becher, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Bettie E. Becher May-Nov. 1922 Bettie Evelin Becher was the daughter of George Jacob “Edward” and Hulda (Berron) Becher, born 6 May 1922 in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, Ohio. Bettie had …

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Aug 05

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Schumm

The biennial Schumm reunion will be held this coming Sunday, 7 August. The day will begin with a worship service at 10:00, a pot-luck dinner at 12:30, and the meeting and program at 2:00. Zion Schumm’s parsonage will also have an open house from 2-4:00. This year marks the 170th anniversary of Zion Lutheran Church …

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Aug 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Harley J. & Ella (Becher) Reef

This is the tombstone of Harley J. and Ella (Becher) Reef, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: REEF Ella B. 1893-1967 Harley J. 1888-1960 Harley Jacob Reef was born 1 May 1888 in Jay County, Indiana, the son of Martin and Mahala (Cole) Reef. In …

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Jul 29

The Milligan Painting

A couple days ago a Facebook friend shared a story about an upcoming movie, The Crowded Room. In the movie Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Billy Milligan, who was diagnosed with 24 different personalities. Billy Milligan was born William Stanley Milligan on 14 February 1955 in Miami Beach, Florida. His mother was from Ohio and they returned …

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