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. Duckcreek School Burns, 2005 — December 2, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Catharina Schaeffer — November 29, 2016
  3. Happy Thanksgiving! — November 24, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Fred W. & Maria W. (Springer) Becher — November 22, 2016
  5. Advertising Chattanooga Businesses — November 18, 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

Nov 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Darleene Becher

This is the tombstone of Darleene Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DARLEENE Dau. of L. & M. Becher 1939-1941 Norma “Darleene” Becher was born in Berne, Adams County, Indiana, on 2 September 1939. She was the first child born to Louis Fredrick and …

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Nov 11

Remembering Our Veterans on Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, a day to remember, thank, and honor our U.S. veterans. Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and was created to commemorate of the end of World War I. Fighting between the Allied Nations and Germany ceased on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the date …

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Nov 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Luther K. Becher

This is the tombstone of Luther K. Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LUTHER K. BECHER Sept. 18, 1913 July 15, 1914 Luther Kenneth Becher was born 18 September 1913 in Indiana, the son of G.J. Edward and Hulda (Berron) Becher. He was baptized …

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Nov 04

Madonna of the Trail

The fall foliage has been particularly spectacular this year so a couple weeks ago we decided to spend a day driving around Indiana looking at the beautiful countryside. We ended up in Richmond for a late lunch, at a restaurant on U.S. 40. Route 40 is also known as the National Road. There is a …

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Nov 01

Tombstone Tuesday–George W. & Mary L. (Schlenker) Becher

George & Mary Becher, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. (2011 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of George W. and Mary L. (Schlenter) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Mary L. Feb. 16, 1875 Dec. 2, 1951 George W. Feb. 29, 1868 Nov. 10, 1939 George William Becher was born 29 February 1868 in Liberty …

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