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–Mary E. Lotter — January 17, 2017
  2. Offering Envelopes, Old and New — January 13, 2017
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Christopher Michael Lotter — January 10, 2017
  4. Driving Grandma — January 6, 2017
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–John Peter Lotter — January 3, 2017

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

Nov 24

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Karen’s Chatt. I wish all of you a Blessed Thanksgiving.

Nov 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Fred W. & Maria W. (Springer) Becher

This is the tombstone of Fred W. and Maria W. (Springer) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Maria W. 1888-1958 Fred W. 1887-1960 Friedrich Wilhelm “Fred” Becher was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 2 September 1887 to Johann and Louise Friederike (Mamber) …

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Nov 18

Advertising Chattanooga Businesses

Today, a blast from the past—some old advertising giveaways from Chattanooga, Ohio, businesses. I enjoy collecting these items and they sure bring back a lot of memories. Memories of some businesses that were once in Chatt—Fisher Hardware, Wendel Brothers Motor Sales, Heffner’s Grocery, and the Chatt Home Restaurant. A tear-off shopping list from Heffner’s Grocery: …

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Nov 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Darleene Becher

This is the tombstone of Darleene Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DARLEENE Dau. of L. & M. Becher 1939-1941 Norma “Darleene” Becher was born in Berne, Adams County, Indiana, on 2 September 1939. She was the first child born to Louis Fredrick and …

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Nov 11

Remembering Our Veterans on Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, a day to remember, thank, and honor our U.S. veterans. Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and was created to commemorate of the end of World War I. Fighting between the Allied Nations and Germany ceased on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the date …

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