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–Mary E. Lotter — January 17, 2017
  2. Offering Envelopes, Old and New — January 13, 2017
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Christopher Michael Lotter — January 10, 2017
  4. Driving Grandma — January 6, 2017
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–John Peter Lotter — January 3, 2017

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. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  5. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Georg & Katharina Berron

This is the tombstone of Georg and Katharina Berron, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Georg Berron Gest. Den 16 Nov. 1898 Alter 85 J. 4 M. 29 T. Katharina Berron Gest. Den 15 Juni. 1901 Alter 74 J. 1 M. 11 T. Translation: Georg …

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Dec 09

The Aluminum Christmas Tree

I remember back in the early 1960s when aluminum Christmas trees with their spinning colored projection wheel were popular. I remember how sparkly and pretty and different they were.  I think just about everyone had one back then. And we did, too. It was exciting to have that ultra-modern Christmas tree sitting in front of …

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Dec 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann & Barbara (Wiedmann) Becker

This is the tombstone of Johann and Barbara (Wiedmann) Becker, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Barbara Becker Geboren den 27 Feb. 1812 Gestorben den 12 Dec. 1894 Johann Becker Geboren den 3 Nov. 1808 Gestorben den 20 Feb. 1888 Translation: Barbara Becker, born 27 …

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Dec 02

Duckcreek School Burns, 2005

I still remember the old Duckcreek School building that once stood in Blackcreek Township. It was located about three miles north of Chatt on State Route 49, just a little north of Wilson Road. Duckcreek Church was located across the road and a little to the north of the school, near Duckcreek Cemetery. The church …

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Nov 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Catharina Schaeffer

This is the tombstone of Catharina Schaeffer, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. This small marble tombstone stands only about 3 feet high and is located in what was probably the back of the cemetery in 1877. The marker is inscribed: CATHARINA Wife Of PHILIP SCHAEFFER Died 1877 Aged …

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