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. Day Books and Hucksters — August 29, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Edward J. & Harriet I. Kuehm — August 26, 2014
  3. Chattanooga General Store Ledgers, 1917-1923 — August 22, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Maria (Kuhm) Berron — August 19, 2014
  5. Chattanooga General Store Ledger, 1913-14 — August 15, 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. Schinnerer’s Mill — 15 comments
  5. Some Chattanooga Photos — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 25

Hats Off to Family Reunions

It’s family reunion time once again. The event that brings family members from near and far to see and visit relatives, sometimes meeting for the first time. A time to catch up on family news and meet the new babies. Where there is an abundance of good food–old family favorites as well as new recipes–that …

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Jul 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Kuhm Brother and Sister

The German words Bruder und Schwester are inscribed on the front of this marker, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. Brother and Sister. The column portion of this tombstone is now leaning against its base. It is a little difficult to see, but the base behind the column bears the name …

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Jul 18

Lunch with Darrel “Pete” Brewster

I don’t often get to meet the people I write about because I usually write about my ancestors and others who have passed away. But this past week I had the opportunity to meet my first cousin twice removed, Darrel Burton “Pete” Brewster. I wrote a blog post about him on 12 October 2012, entitled …

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Jul 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. (Grauberger) Reichard

This is the tombstone of Anna M. (Grauberger) Reichard, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ANNA M. REICHARD 1900-1942 Anna Maria Grauberger was born 27 November 1900, the daughter of Michael Heinrich “Henry” and Emma (Baker) Grauberger. [1] However, her Mercer County birth record indicates …

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Jul 11

Holmes County, Ohio, 2014

This past week we spent a few days in Holmes County. In addition to the beautiful eastern Ohio countryside in this Amish community, there is an abundance of shopping opportunities, handcrafted Amish items, cheese, wine, and lots of delicious home-style food. It is also the area where several of my ancestors lived for awhile on …

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