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–Georg Strable — May 3, 2016
  2. Jacob Miller Jr Was a Woodman of the World — April 29, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Peter and Dora (Herbolzheimer) Strabel — April 26, 2016
  4. More About the Post Office in Chattanooga, Ohio — April 22, 2016
  5. Remembering Aunt Kate — April 19, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 19 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

Mar 29

Tombstone Tuesday–John F. (Bahn) Trisel

This is the tombstone of John F., the adopted son of Henry Trisel, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John F. Adopted Son of Henry Trisel Died Sept. 9, 1876 Aged 11 ys.  4 ms. Who was this young man? There is no death or …

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Mar 25

Electrical Wiring by Reef & Miller

ELECTRICAL WIRING See W.J. REEF or HERBERT MILLER, one mile north of Chattanooga, OH., to road 707 then west to first and second house. All types of wiring including central distribution for farm homes and power…emergency calls 24 hours a day. Free estimates. I found this undated newspaper clipping the other day. It would have …

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Mar 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Stanley L. Regedanz

This is the tombstone of Stanley L. Regedanz, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Stanley L. Son of Wm & O.A. Regedanz Born Feb. 24, 1910 Died Mar. 11, 1910 Stanley Lemoyne Regedanz was born in Ohio, probably at the Regedanz home in Blackcreek Township, on 24 …

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Mar 18

Photos of Louis J. Schumm (1851-1938)

I am still going through my mom’s photos and I continue to find photos that I have not seen before. I have several photos of my great-grandfather Louis J. Schumm but I have never seen a photo of him this young. In the photo below are brothers Louis J. Schumm and John Charles Schumm. The …

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Mar 15

Tombstone Tuesday-Philip Stump

The church records of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio, indicate that Philip Stump is buried in Kessler, aka Liberty Cemetery, but no tombstone exists for him at this time. Perhaps there is a marker in the cemetery that is not readable. Perhaps he never had a tombstone. But since I have been focusing my Tombstone …

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