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 Photos with George M. Schumm — September 30, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Alger M & Matilda (Becher) Eley — September 27, 2016
  3. George M. & Barbara (Schinnerer) Schumm Photos — September 23, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Leslie G. Becher — September 20, 2016
  5. Schumm-Schinnerer California Wedding, 1901 — September 16, 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

Sep 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Daughter of William & Katie (Schaadt) Becher

This is the tombstone of the infant daughter of William and Katie Becher, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: INFANT Dau. of Wm. P. & C.S. Becher 1914 This baby girl was the seventh child born to at William P. and Katie (Schaadt) Becher. [1] …

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Sep 09

The Page Pipe Organ at Zion Chatt

Last week I wrote about the 100th anniversary of the building of Zion Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, Ohio, the current brick building that was built in 1916 and dedicated in 1917. There is one item inside the church that I am very familiar with—the Page pipe organ. I have played on it nearly every week …

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Sep 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Pauline Becher

This is the tombstone of Pauline Emma Becher, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: PAULINE Dau. of Wm. P. & C.S. Becher 1912 Pauline Emma Becher was born prematurely at 7:30 p.m. on 2 August 1912 at her parents’ home in Liberty Township, Mercer County, …

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Sep 02

Zion Lutheran Church Building in Chatt a Century Old

Last year Zion Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, Ohio, celebrated its 160th anniversary. This year, although no celebration is planned, we recognize that fact that the current church building was built 100 years ago. The congregation of Zion Chatt was formed in 1855 and for the first five years members worshiped in their homes. In 1860 …

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Aug 30

Tombstone Tuesday–William P. & Katie (Schaadt) Becher

This is the tombstone of William P. and Katie (Schaadt) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER William P. 1872-1938 Katie 1877-1955 William Philipp Becher was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 2 March 1872, the son of John and Anna Maria (Becker) Becher. …

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