Karen

Author's details

Name: Karen Bennett
Date registered: May 16, 2011
URL: http://www.karenmillerbennett.com

Biography

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. The Post Office at Schumm — September 19, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Mary C. (Schott) Laderman — September 16, 2014
  3. It Came From Under the Summer Kitchen — September 12, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Elisabeth Barbara Schott — September 9, 2014
  5. This & That — September 5, 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. Schinnerer’s Mill — 15 comments
  5. Some Chattanooga Photos — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 11

Holmes County, Ohio, 2014

This past week we spent a few days in Holmes County. In addition to the beautiful eastern Ohio countryside in this Amish community, there is an abundance of shopping opportunities, handcrafted Amish items, cheese, wine, and lots of delicious home-style food. It is also the area where several of my ancestors lived for awhile on …

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Jul 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Hannah (Huey) Whiteman

This is the tombstone of Hannah (Huey) Whiteman, located in Cheshire Cemetery, Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio. Her marker is inscribed: HANNAH CHRISTIAN WHITEMAN —1850 CEM. 5 GR. 2 This plot in Cheshire Cemetery was not Hannah’s original burial site. She was originally buried in Berlin Township House Cemetery, Delaware County, and her first tombstone …

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Jul 04

Happy July 4th, 2014

Today is our nation’s birthday. The Fourth of July. Independence Day. The day we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and celebrate America’s independence from Great Britain. Today is a good time to honor the ancestors from our family who fought for American independence over 235 years ago. Joe and I both have …

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Jul 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Christian Whiteman

This is the tombstone of Christian Whiteman, located in Section 14 of Reber Hill Cemetery, Walnut Township, Pickaway County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: CHRISTIAN WHITEMAN US ARMY BERKS CO 6BN PA MIL REVOLUTIONARY WAR MAR 16, 1762   Dec 23, 1827 This Friday we celebrate Independence Day and I decided to write about Christian Whiteman, …

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Jun 27

Charles Schumm Residence, 1908

I enjoy collecting old postcards from this area and I found this postcard a few years ago. The message on the card was written in 1908 by Jeanetta Schumm, wife of Charles Schumm. The other side is a nice photo of their home, including their horse and buggy. If you look closely and you can …

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