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. Tombstone Tuesday–Joseph & Lucinda (Kantner) Merkle — June 28, 2016
  2. Willshire Days Parade — June 24, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase — June 21, 2016
  4. Painting — June 17, 2016
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–M. Henry & Emma (Baker) Grauberger — June 14, 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

Jun 10

Attica–The TV Movie

Some of you may remember or have heard of the 1971 prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York. Initiated by prisoners’ demands for political rights and better living conditions, about 2200 inmates took control of the prison and held 42 individuals hostage for four days. In the end at least 43 …

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Jun 07

Tombstone Tuesday–George Grauberger

This is the tombstone of George Grauberger, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GRAUBERGER George Feb. 24, 1868 Oct. 14, 1939 George Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 February 1868 to George Adam and Anna Marie (Schaefer) Grauberger.  George [Jr] …

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Jun 03

Old Photos of Sisters Hilda & Edna Scaer

Wednesday I went over to visit Mary, my first cousin once removed. We spent the afternoon talking and had a wonderful visit. She had invited me over to look at some old family photos. Of course I am always eager to learn more about the family and scan old family photos. Mary and I share …

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May 31

Tombstone Tuesday–John A. Grauberger

This is the tombstone of John A. Grauberger, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GRAUBERGER John A. Feb. 18, 1860 July 13, 1939 “John” Andrew Grauberger was born in Ohio on 18 February 1860 to George Adam and Anna Marie (Schaefer) Grauberger. John’s father was …

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May 27

Memorial Day 2016

This coming Monday we celebrate Memorial Day, a federal holiday originally called Decoration Day. Some people still refer to it as Decoration Day and this holiday traditionally marks the beginning of summer. Memorial Day began as a way to remember and honor both Union and Confederate soldiers who were killed in battle during the Civil …

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