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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–Michael and Elizabeth (Mueller) Kuhm — July 29, 2014
  2. Hats Off to Family Reunions — July 25, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Kuhm Brother and Sister — July 22, 2014
  4. Lunch with Darrel “Pete” Brewster — July 18, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. (Grauberger) Reichard — July 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. Some Chattanooga Photos — 15 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Jun 24

Tombstone Tuesday–John Bausser

This is the tombstone of John Bausser, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John Husband of Polly Bausser Born Apr 11, 1847 Died Apr 11, 1898 BAUSSER The past two weeks I have featured the Bausser tombstones in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Three Baussers are buried …

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Jun 20

Another Schumm Centenarian

Centenarian: (noun), a person that is 100 years old or older. Last weekend I attended the 100th birthday celebration for Velma Louise Schumm, the most recent Schumm centenarian. Velma, who turned 100 on 18 June, has lived all of her life near Rockford, in the home where she grew up. She is a life-time member …

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Jun 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Pauline Grabner Bausser Andress Bollenbacher

This is the tombstone of Pauline Bausser, located in row one of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: PAULINE BAUSSER 1856-1929 Last week I featured the tombstone of Marie Bausser (1887-1905), daughter of Pauline and John Bausser. These three Baussers are buried in Zion’s cemetery, but only Pauline’s death and …

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Jun 13

Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Chattanooga, Ohio

A few weeks ago I showed some photos of the old Chattanooga Bank building, as seen on Google Earth. Yes, among other businesses typical to a thriving small town in the early 20th Century, Chattanooga also had a bank. The Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Chattanooga, Ohio, was located in a brick building, the …

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Jun 10

Tombstone Tuesday–Marie Bausser

This is the tombstone of Marie Bausser, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: MARIE BAUSSER 1887-1905 Marie Catharina Bausser was born 29 September of 1887 in Ohio, the daughter of John and Pauline (Grabner/Grapner) Basser. According to the records of St. Paul Lutheran, Liberty Township, …

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