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–Oscar J. Scaer — April 15, 2014
  2. The 1969 Mercer County Grange Drill Team — April 11, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Lydia A. Schinnerer — April 8, 2014
  4. The Farmers’ Institute — April 4, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Fred H. Schinnerer — April 1, 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. Schinnerer’s Mill — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

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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Jan 24

Four Rüeck Sisters

4 schwestern geboren Rüeck. That was written on the back of the old photo. 4 sisters born Rüeck. The photo was taken sometime before 1942, the year that Rosine died. Rosine was the oldest of eight children in the family of four sons and four daughters. The photo was taken in Germany, most likely taken …

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Jan 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Jacob Schumm

This is the tombstone of Johann Jacob Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: JACOB Sohn von Louis & Anna SCHUMM Gestorben 27 Oct. 1855 ALTER 9 Jahr, 27 Tage Translation: Jacob, son of Louis & Anna Schumm, died 27 October 1855, age 9 …

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