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. Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Son of Wm. & M.E. Hoehamer — April 25, 2017
  2. Born in the 1800s — April 21, 2017
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Arley S. Byer — April 18, 2017
  4. A New Chapter — April 14, 2017
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Rolland Miller — April 11, 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

Apr 07

Some Local Indiana Obituaries, 1834-1850

Below are a few more local obituary abstracts from the book Abstracts of Obituaries in the Western Christian Advocate, 1834-1850. These obituary abstracts are from nearby localities across the state line in Indiana. The book was compiled by Margaret R. Waters, Dorothy Riker, and Doris Leistner, copyright 1988, Indiana Historical Society. The end of this post …

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Apr 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Clark Henry & Raymond Floyd McGough

This is the tombstone of brothers Clark Henry and Raymond Floyd McGough, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Clark Henry Son of J. & A. McGough Died Mar. 15, 1901 Aged 4 Y.  1 M.  26 D. Raymond Floyd Son of J. & A. McGough …

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Mar 31

House Demolished Near River Henry Residence

One of my distant Schumm cousins sent me this interesting photo of a house a couple miles east of Willshire that was nearly demolished about 100 years ago. The home was near River Henry Schumm’s home on route 81 near the St. Marys River. River Henry was Carol’s great-grandfather, the father of her grandfather Herman …

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Mar 28

Tombstone Tuesday–M. Zeilinger

This is the tombstone of M. Zeilinger, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: M Zeilinger That’s it. Any other information that was once carved into this small marble stone has weathered away long ago. The broken marker is laying face up on the ground in …

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Mar 24

More Local Obituary Abstracts, 1834-1850

Last week I posted some local obituary abstracts from the book Abstracts of Obituaries in the Western Christian Advocate, 1834-1850, compiled by Margaret R. Waters, Dorothy Riker, and Doris Leistner, copyright 1988, Indiana Historical Society. More information about this compilation is at the end of this post. Below are a few more local obituaries from …

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