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. 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

Dec 15

Tombstone Tuesday–David & Mary R. (Hiller) Berger

This is the tombstone of David and Mary R. (Hiller) Berger, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BERGER David 1869-1962 Mary R. His Wife 1872-1921 Maria Rebecka “Mary” Hiller was born 17 September 1872 in Adams County, Indiana, the daughter of Jacob and Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller. She …

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Dec 11

Sitting on Santa’s Lap–It’s a Family Thing

In our family it sometimes takes a while to warm up to someone, especially if that person is Santa Claus. This is the time of year when children stand in line to meet Santa, sit on his lap, and tell him what they want for Christmas. We all remember how exciting it was to see …

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Dec 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Elizabeth Wilhelmine (Hiller) Huffman

Elizabeth Wilhelmina (Hiller) Huffman, Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio (2015 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of Elizabeth Wilhelmine (Hiller) Huffman, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Elizabeth Wilhelmine Wife of Frederick Huffman Died Oct. 9, 1895 Aged 20y. & 18d. Elizabeth Wilhelmina Hiller was born 21 September 1875 in Jefferson Township, Adams County, Indiana, to Jacob and Martha …

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Dec 04

Dr. B.F. Edgington, Physician in Chattanooga, Ohio

Ok. I admit it. I am still haunted by the mystery surrounding Carrie (Edgington) Eichhorn Friedell and her mother Eliza (Bobo) Edgington. Regular readers will recall those names and that I devoted four blog posts last summer to these two women who are buried in Zion Chatt’s cemetery. [See Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Parts 1-4, …

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Dec 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Heinrich C. Hiller

This is the tombstone of Heinrich Conrad Hiller, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. Rows are numbered starting at the east side of the cemetery. The marker, which has fallen off its base, is inscribed: Heinrich C. Sohn von J. und M. Hiller Gest. Den 21, Apr. 1905 Alter 33J, 7M, …

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