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. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob B. Germann — August 23, 2016
  2. Christian Whiteman’s Articles of Agreement — August 19, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia (Becher) Germann — August 16, 2016
  4. 2016 Schumm Reunion — August 12, 2016
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Bettie E. Becher — August 9, 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

Jul 19

Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher

This is the tombstone of John H. and Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Rosa C. 1886-1962 John H. 1883-1950 John Henry Becher was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 7 October 1883, the first child born to …

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Jul 15

Max W. Friddle/Friedell Revisited

Ancestry.com’s recent partnership with the Indiana Archives and Records Administration has been a real boon to my research. That partnership made nearly 17 million Indiana birth, death, and marriage records digitally accessible on Ancestry.com. The available records include Indiana marriage records from 1958-2005, Indiana death records from 1900-2011, and Indiana birth certificates from 1907-1940. Wa-hoo! …

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Jul 12

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Mary (Kettering) Becher

This is the tombstone of Jacob and Mary Becher, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob Becher 1859-1916 Mary Becher 1860-1923 BECHER According to Zion Chatt’s Familienbuch, Jacob Becher was born 8 May 1859 in Mercer County, Ohio, the third of ten children born to …

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Jul 08

Carrie Wren Friedell Revisited

Nearly a year ago I researched and wrote about Carrie Wren Friedell, a mystery woman buried in Zion Chatt’s cemetery, who was not mentioned in the church records. Last August I turned what I learned about her and her family into a four-part miniseries, Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery. From my research, all done on-line, I …

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Jul 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Henry R. & Mary A. (Menche) Baker

This is the tombstone of Henry R. and Mary A. (Menche) Baker, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Father   B   Mother Henry R. Baker 1851-1914 Mary A. His Wife 1856-1915 BAKER Reverse: O, Let us think of all they said And all the kind advice …

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