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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. Happy Thanksgiving — November 26, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–John D. Hiller — November 24, 2015
  3. Restorations to Zion Chatt’s Cemetery, 2015 — November 20, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller — November 17, 2015
  5. The Ministers of Zion Chatt, Rev. W.F.H. Heuer (#15) — November 13, 2015

Most commented posts

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

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Oct 23

Chattanooga Mausoleum Interments

The Chattanooga Mausoleum, built about 1915, is located on the west edge of Zion Lutheran Cemetery and is the final resting place for nearly 40 former area residents. It was organized and managed by the Chattanooga Mausoleum Association, comprised of those that established the mausoleum and their successors. Originally H.C. Baker was the president of …

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Oct 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Eletha L. Martin

This is the tombstone of Eletha L. Martin, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Eletha L. Martin June 28, 1909 Oct. 20, 1910 As the tombstone indicates, Eletha L. Martin was born 28 June 1909. She was born in Ohio, likely in Mercer County. There …

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Oct 16

Chattanooga Mausoleum Association Certificates and Stubs

The Chattanooga Mausoleum Association was comprised of persons who established the mausoleum and their successors. Originally H.C. Baker was the president of the association and S.A. Bollenbacher was the secretary. My great-grandfather Jacob Miller was one of the original Mausoleum Association members. The Chattanooga Mausoleum is located just west of Zion Lutheran Cemetery on Tama …

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Oct 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Anna Barbara (Bollenbacher) Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of Anna Barbara (Bollenbacher) Allmandinger, located in row 6 of Kessler [aka Liberty] Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Anna B. Allmandinger 1864-1922 Wife of John W. Anna Barbara Bollenbacher was born in 1864 according to her tombstone. She was the daughter of George and Anna Barbara (Albrecht) Bollenbacher. …

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Oct 09

The Ministers of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio (7-11)

This is the second installment of short biographies of the ministers of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio. The information for these biographies is from the ELCA Archives at Trinity Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, and from my personal research. The next five ministers of Zion, Chatt, ministers 7-11: Carl G. Reichert was born 16 November 1807 in …

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