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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. The Ministers of Zion Chatt, Rev. Jacob Albrecht (#16) — February 5, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–George Hiller — February 2, 2016
  3. A Chattanooga, Ohio, Postmark — January 29, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Edward Hiller — January 26, 2016
  5. Schinnerer and Schumm Cousins — January 22, 2016

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. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 01

Happy New Year from Karen’s Chatt

Happy New Year! May 2016 bring you and your family good health, happiness, prosperity, and lots of wonderful memories for years to come.     The next postcard is written in German, with a message for all, no matter what year: Heartfelt blessings for the New Year. Remember the Lord in all they ways. He …

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Dec 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Labon O. & Rosa M. (Berger) Fogle

This is the tombstone of Labon O. and Rosa M. (Berger) Fogle, located in row 6 [rows starting on the east side] of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: FOGLE Rosa M. 1895-1980 Labon O. 1895-1965 Rosa Martha (Berger) Fogle was the second child born to of David and Mary …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11 I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas.

Dec 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Edna M. & Alma E. Berger

This is the tombstone of Edna M. and Alma E. Berger, located in row 7 in Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Children of D. & M. Berger  Edna M. Nov. 21, 1902 Nov. 7, 1910  Alma E. Jan. 17, 1901 Nov. 10, 1910 These two sisters, who share a tombstone, were …

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Dec 18

Christmas in Chattanooga, 1933

In 1933 Chattanooga, Ohio, was home to a number of businesses and many of them advertised and sent Christmas greetings in The Willshire Herald. There was nearly a full page of Chattanooga ads in the paper and below are some of them. Christmas Greetings from S.S. Egger, grocer, undertaker, and postmaster, whose business was south …

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