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. Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 1 — August 28, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Carrie W. Friedell — August 25, 2015
  3. Fisher Hardware 10th Anniversary & Dedicatory Celebration, 1947 — August 21, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Nora A. (Fennig) Becher — August 18, 2015
  5. Amalia (Backhaus) Schumm (1859-1948) — August 14, 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

Author's posts listings

Jul 07

Infant Son of J.C. & M.C. Heffner

This is the tombstone of the infant son of John and Mary (Tester) Heffner, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: INFANT Son of J.C. & M.C. HEFFNER Born & Died Dec. 24, 1887 Unfortunately there is no record of this child’s birth, death, or burial …

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Jul 03

Independence Day!

Happy July 4th! America’s Independence Day. The day the Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring that the thirteen colonies were no longer part of Great Britain, but independent sovereign states that were part of a new nation. The Declaration of Independence was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and revised by the Continental Congress …

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Jun 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Frankie B. Heffner

This is the tombstone of Frankie B. Heffner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Frankie B. Son of J.C. & M.C. Heffner Died Oct. 2, 1888 Aged 3 Y 6 M 19 D Franklin Benjamin Heffner was born 14 March 1885, the son of John …

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Jun 26

Becker or Baker?

This year marks the 160th anniversary of Zion Lutheran Church in Chatt. The other day I came across this nice photo of the Henry and Mary (Manche) Baker family. Their families were some of the earliest members of Zion Chatt and Zion’s old records contain quite a bit of information about both the Becker and …

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Jun 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary (Tester) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Mary (Tester) Heffner, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary Wife of John Haeffner Born Aug. 20 1860 Died Mar. 21 1895 Aged 34 Y, 7 M, 1 D Maria “Mary” Catharina Tester was born 20 August 1860 in Ohio, …

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