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 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Gertrude (Miller) Deitsch

This is the tombstone of Jacob and Gertrude (Miller) Deitsch, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DEITSCH Gertrude Deitsch Died July 13, 1902 Aged 75 Y 8 M  21 D Jacob Deitsch Died June 20, 1891 Aged 67 Y 1 M   17 D According to …

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Mar 03

Dr. G.R. Hagerman, Physician and Surgeon in Chattanooga, Ohio

Very recently I found yet another envelope with a Chattanooga, Ohio, postmark, dated 2 September 1896. When I received the envelope I was pleasantly surprised to see that it came with a letter! The letter and envelope were written on the personal business stationery of Dr. George R. Hagerman, physician and surgeon in Chattanooga, Ohio. …

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Feb 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Katharina Elisabeth Byer

This is the tombstone of Katherina Byer, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet Katharina E Tochter von Jasper n. Sophia Byer Gest. 19 Jan 1888 Alter 17 Y, 10 M, 21 T Translation: Here lies Katharina E, daughter of Casper and Sophia Byer, …

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Feb 24

Another Postcard from Chattanooga, Ohio

Here is another vintage postcard from my small collection of Chattanooga, Ohio, postcards. This postcard has a Dutch flair with a little girl in wooden shoes and Dutch hat, holding a lady bug. I think of Chatt as a German community. A Dutch community, not so much. It is postmarked from Geneva, 5 November 1913. …

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Feb 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Caroline (Hoffmann) Hoffmann

This is the tombstone of Caroline (Hoffmann) Hoffmann, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Caroline Hoffmann Born Oct. 16, 1823 Died July 18, 1912 Aged 88 y, 9 m, 2 d According to Zion Chatt’s Familienbuch Caroline Hoffmann was born 16 October 1823 in Fechingen, …

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