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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–John D. Hiller — November 24, 2015
  2. Restorations to Zion Chatt’s Cemetery, 2015 — November 20, 2015
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller — November 17, 2015
  4. The Ministers of Zion Chatt, Rev. W.F.H. Heuer (#15) — November 13, 2015
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Agnes Elvira Linn — November 10, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  3. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  4. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  5. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments

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Nov 06

The Ministers of Zion Lutheran, Chattanooga, Ohio (12-14)

This is the third installment of short biographies of the ministers of Zion Chatt since its establishment 160 years ago. The information is from the ELCA Archives at Trinity Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, and from my personal research. Paul Charles Herman Brockhaus was born in Marion, Wisconsin, on 18 October 1880. Both of his parents were born …

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Nov 03

Tombstone Tuesday–Katharina (Hiller) Linn

This is the tombstone of Katharina (Hiller) Linn, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Katharina Linn Geb. 10, Juni 1882 Gest. 22 Mai 1910 LINN Translation: Katharina Linn, born 10 June 1882, died 22 May 1910. Katharina Linn, born Katharina Hiller, was born 10 June 1882, the …

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Oct 30

Cemetery Photos for Halloween

On the eve of Halloween, below are some photos from cemeteries we have visited over the years. Happy Halloween everyone!    

Oct 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Georg Linn

This is the tombstone of Georg Linn, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: At Rest Georg Linn Geb. 29 Mai 1875 Gest. 28 Nov. 1908 LINN Translation: Georg Linn, born 29 May 1875, died 28 November 1908. Georg Linn was born in Liberty Township, Mercer …

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Oct 23

Chattanooga Mausoleum Interments

The Chattanooga Mausoleum, built about 1915, is located on the west edge of Zion Lutheran Cemetery and is the final resting place for nearly 40 former area residents. It was organized and managed by the Chattanooga Mausoleum Association, comprised of those that established the mausoleum and their successors. Originally H.C. Baker was the president of …

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