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. Tombstone Tuesday–Fred & Anna (Merkel) Heffner — December 16, 2014
  2. Christmas Memories–The Sunday School Christmas Program — December 12, 2014
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Rudolph & Nellie (Deyo) Heffner — December 9, 2014
  4. Christmas Memories–A Favorite Song — December 5, 2014
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Edna Ruth Heffner — December 2, 2014

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

Oct 24

One That Got Away–Seeking Information about Schumm

I mentioned last week that I regularly follow Ebay auctions in search of old postcards from the area. Recently there was a very interesting postcard up for auction–a picture postcard of Schumm, Ohio, as it was about 100 years ago. It was a photo of a large brick building by the railroad tracks that were …

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Oct 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Schott

This is the tombstone of Clarence Schott, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Clarence Schott Son of Frederick W. & Wilhelmina 1914-1962 Clarence was the fifth child born to Frederick W. and Wilhelmina “Minnie” Emerich, born 24 November 1914 near Chattanooga. He was baptized as …

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Oct 17

One Old Postcard

An address on an old postcard. A town I had never heard of. Sometimes it only takes one little clue. That’s what it took to help solve this mystery. The past several weeks my Tombstone Tuesday posts have been about the Schotts, Ladermans, and Linns who are buried in Zion Chatt’s Cemetery. Mary (Schott) Laderman …

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Oct 14

Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick W. & Wilhelmina (Emerich) Schott

This is the tombstone of Frederick W. and Wilhelmina (Emerich) Schott, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHOTT Frederick W. 1881-1936 Wilhelmina 1887-1942 Frederick Wilhelm “Fred” Schott was born 17 May 1881 in Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio, to Michael and Margaret (Kuehm) Schott. He …

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Oct 10

One Lovely Blog Award

I want to thank Shelley Bishop for nominating Karen’s Chatt for the One Lovely Blog Award. It is an honor to be nominated by Shelley, a very talented writer and blogger, whose blog is A Sense of Family. Thank you Shelley! One Lovely Blog Award nominees are chosen by fellow bloggers to recognize bloggers who share information, …

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