Author's details

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. Jacob Miller Jr Was a Woodman of the World — April 29, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Peter and Dora (Herbolzheimer) Strabel — April 26, 2016
  3. More About the Post Office in Chattanooga, Ohio — April 22, 2016
  4. Remembering Aunt Kate — April 19, 2016
  5. Check It Out — April 15, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 19 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

Apr 12

Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel

This is the tombstone of Henry and Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: On the north side: John H Trisel Geboren 19 July 1834 Gestorben 15 Feb 1896 Alter 61 J  6 M  26 T On the south side: Elizabeth Trisel …

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Apr 08

More Postmarks from Chattanooga, Ohio

For the longest time I had hoped to see an honest-to-goodness Chattanooga, Ohio, postmark and I finally got to see and photograph one last December. [see: A Chattanooga, Ohio, Postmark , 29 Jan 2016] But since that time I have seen more Chattanooga, Ohio, postmarks than I ever expected. I found them, and some Chattanooga …

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Apr 05

Tombstone Tuesday–August J. Trisel

This is the tombstone of August Jacob Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is inscribed: AUGUST J Son of Henry & E. Trisel Died Sept 24 1888 Aged 11Y, 6M, 8D Augustus “August” Jacob Trisel was born in March of 1877 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer …

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Apr 01

Treasures Among the Stuff

Joe and I have been spending nearly all of our spare time going through lots and lots of stuff. Below are some photos of some interesting things we found this week. When was the last time you saw a pair of nylon stockings with seams? Have you ever seen any? In the original box to boot. …

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Mar 29

Tombstone Tuesday–John F. (Bahn) Trisel

This is the tombstone of John F., the adopted son of Henry Trisel, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John F. Adopted Son of Henry Trisel Died Sept. 9, 1876 Aged 11 ys.  4 ms. Who was this young man? There is no death or …

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