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. The Milligan Painting — July 29, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–La Von Becher — July 26, 2016
  3. The Pickle Jar — July 22, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher — July 19, 2016
  5. Max W. Friddle/Friedell Revisited — July 15, 2016

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

Jun 24

Willshire Days Parade

Everyone loves a parade. This weekend Willshire, Ohio, celebrates its annual Willshire Days festival. The weekend (Friday-Sunday) will be filled with all sorts of activities for everyone. This week’s Photo Star has over two pages devoted to the festival activities, their sponsors, and local businesses. Personally, I am interested in the garage sales and perusing …

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Jun 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase

This is the tombstone of Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Edna E. Clase Oct. 18 1913 Sep. 11, 1988 Edna Elizabeth Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 18 October 1913, the third daughter of M. Henry …

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Jun 17

Painting

Painting. Not my favorite thing to do, but I can do it. No, not fancy painting. Not portraits, landscapes, still life, faux wall painting, or the popular chippy distressed furniture painting. Just basic painting. This was my latest project just this past Wednesday. Something I have been wanting to do for some time. We constructed …

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Jun 14

Tombstone Tuesday–M. Henry & Emma (Baker) Grauberger

This is the tombstone of Michael Henry and Emma (Baker) Grauberger, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: M. Henry 1871-1918 Emma M. 1878-1967 GRAUBERGER Gone But Not Forgotten Michael Heinrich “Henry” Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 February 1871 according …

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Jun 10

Attica–The TV Movie

Some of you may remember or have heard of the 1971 prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York. Initiated by prisoners’ demands for political rights and better living conditions, about 2200 inmates took control of the prison and held 42 individuals hostage for four days. In the end at least 43 …

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