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. More Local Obituary Abstracts, 1834-1850 — March 24, 2017
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. Wick — March 21, 2017
  3. Some Local Obituary Abstracts, 1834-1850 — March 17, 2017
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Brinkmann — March 14, 2017
  5. Springtime–Flowers and Memories — March 10, 2017

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. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  5. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Mar 24

More Local Obituary Abstracts, 1834-1850

Last week I posted some local obituary abstracts from the book Abstracts of Obituaries in the Western Christian Advocate, 1834-1850, compiled by Margaret R. Waters, Dorothy Riker, and Doris Leistner, copyright 1988, Indiana Historical Society. More information about this compilation is at the end of this post. Below are a few more local obituaries from …

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Mar 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. Wick

This is the tombstone of Anna M. Wick, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Our Darling Anna M. Daut. Of S.S. & A.C. Wick Died Aug. 25, 1879 Aged 2 Yrs, 9 Mo, 3 d. Anna’s tombstone is rather easy to spot. It is located …

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Mar 17

Some Local Obituary Abstracts, 1834-1850

I was doing a little spring cleaning and trying to reorganize my office when I came across a book that I forgot I had, Abstracts of Obituaries in the Western Christian Advocate, 1834-1850. It was compiled by Margaret R. Waters, Dorothy Riker, and Doris Leistner, copyright 1988, Indiana Historical Society. It took a lot of …

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Mar 14

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Brinkmann

This is the tombstone of Johann Brinkmann, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruht in Gott Johann Brinkmann Geb. 26 Juli 1879 Gest. 13 Oct 1894 Alter 15 Jahr 2 Mon 17 Tag Translation: Here rests in God Johann Brinkmann, born 26 July 1879, …

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Mar 10

Springtime–Flowers and Memories

Spring is less than two weeks away. Although this has been a fairly mild winter everyone is always ready for spring this time of year. One sure sign of the upcoming spring season is the arrival of seed and plant catalogs. We received over a dozen catalogs this year, many more than we usually do. …

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