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. Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 2 — September 4, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Sophie Schulz — September 1, 2015
  3. Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 1 — August 28, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Carrie W. Friedell — August 25, 2015
  5. Fisher Hardware 10th Anniversary & Dedicatory Celebration, 1947 — August 21, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  3. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  4. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  5. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 31

More DNA Test Results

Yesterday I received some preliminary results from my latest DNA test. About a month ago I sent a saliva sample to 23andMe and the results are back already. The initial results are easy to understand and, as always, are interesting. The test results from 23andMe gave me some new information as well as reiterating some …

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Jul 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Son of H.J. & L.B. Cordier

This is the tombstone of the infant son of Henry J. and Louisa B. (Deitsch) Cordier, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: INFANT Son of H.J. & L.B. CORDIER Died April 9 1888 Aged 1 day There are a few tombstones in Zion’s cemetery for …

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Jul 24

Louis Schumm’s Aermotor Windmill

I enjoy seeing old farm windmills, so it is a treat to have an old photo that shows a windmill. And even better when my ancestors are in the photo, too. This is an interesting family photo of what was probably a big event for the Louis Schumm family in 1901–the raising of a big, …

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Jul 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Ida R. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Ida R. Heffner, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Ida R. Heffner Apr. 14, 1880 Sept. 5, 1880 Ida was the first child born to George Heinrich and Lucinda (Karch) Heffner, born in Jefferson Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 14 …

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Jul 17

Summer is for Baseball

Warning. This blog post has nothing at all to do with genealogy. I try to be well-rounded and I do have a few other interests beside genealogy. Baseball happens to be one of them. Specifically, watching Cincinnati Reds baseball. I don’t play baseball. I have never been that athletic and I am too old at …

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