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. Memorial Day Celebration 2015, Willshire, Ohio — May 21, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Conrad & Margaret (Miller) Heffner — May 19, 2015
  3. Bollenbacher Grocery, Chattanooga, Ohio — May 15, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Kind von W. A. & A. Koch — May 12, 2015
  5. Flowers for Mother’s Day — May 8, 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

Author's posts listings

May 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhelm A. Koch

This is the tombstone of Wilhelm A. Koch, located in St. John’s Cemetery, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: PEACE BE THINE Wilhelm A. KOCH Gest. den. 2, Apr 1906 Alter 37 J. 5 M. 22 T. KOCH Translation: Wilhelm A. Koch, died the 2 April 1906, age 37 years, 5 months, …

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May 01

Roads Are Beautiful at Chattanooga, Ohio

It happens less often than once in a blue moon but a Chattanooga, Ohio, postcard was up for bid on Ebay last weekend. It must have been my lucky day because it was a Buy Now item and I was able to purchase it immediately. I could tell right away that the picture on the …

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Apr 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Conrad & Emma (Merkle) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Conrad and Emma (Merkle) Heffner, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Mother Emma 1874-1950 Father Conrad 1867-1951 Conrad Heffner was born 29 April 1867 in Mercer County, Ohio, the son of George and Sophia (Martin) Heffner. He was baptized …

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Apr 24

The Old Chattanooga Barber Shop Revisited

A couple years ago I wrote about Chatt’s old barber shop, a frame building that once stood north of the Fisher Hardware, between the homes of Luther & Gladys Fisher and Carl & Marcella Schroeder. [1] Sometime around WWII the structure was moved into the woods on Schaadt Road, about ½ mile east of route …

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Apr 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar A. & Hilda M. (Schumm) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Oscar A. and Hilda M. (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHUMM Oscar A. Oct. 31, 1890 Feb. 2, 1984 Hilda M. Sept. 12, 1883 Sept. 28, 1974 Oscar Albert Schumm was born 31 October 1890 near …

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