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–Edward H. & Margaret E. (Laderman) Linn — September 30, 2014
  2. The Schumm Sawmill — September 26, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Florence E. Laderman — September 23, 2014
  4. The Post Office at Schumm — September 19, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Mary C. (Schott) Laderman — September 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  2. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  3. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments
  4. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 15 comments
  5. Some Chattanooga Photos — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 12

It Came From Under the Summer Kitchen

No, this is not a story about some creature that came crawling out of the earth. It is the tale of a very old item that was put away many years ago and forgotten. Earlier this summer Joe was weed whipping at the Schumm farm when Marilyn walked across the barnyard pushing a cute little …

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Sep 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Elisabeth Barbara Schott

This is the tombstone of Elisabeth Barbara Schott, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Elisabeth Schott 1877-1931 According to Zion Chatt’s records Elisabeth Barbara Schott was born in Liberty Township, Mercer County, to Michael and Margaretha (Kuehm) Schott on 30 June 1878. She was baptized …

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Sep 05

This & That

Everyone seems to agree that this summer has gone by too quickly. And I agree with those who also say that time goes faster as you get older. Why is that? At any rate, it has been a fun and busy summer. In addition to the reunions, birthday parties, and our Holmes County trip, I …

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Sep 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael & Margaret (Kuehm) Schott

This is the tombstone of Michael and Margaretha (Kuehm) Schott, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHOTT Michael 1855-1940 Margaret 1855-1942 According to Zion Chatt’s records Michael Schott was born in 28 October 1855 in Mercer County, Ohio. He was the son of Michael and …

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Aug 29

Day Books and Hucksters

The last couple weeks I have been writing about some old ledger books from Chattanooga’s general stores, from 1913-1923. The oldest ledger was from Merkle & Egger’s store and the other two ledgers were from Vining & Dull’s store. The books had been stored in the attic of the Glenn Miller home in Chatt for …

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