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. Jacob Miller Jr Was a Woodman of the World — April 29, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Peter and Dora (Herbolzheimer) Strabel — April 26, 2016
  3. More About the Post Office in Chattanooga, Ohio — April 22, 2016
  4. Remembering Aunt Kate — April 19, 2016
  5. Check It Out — April 15, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 19 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

Mar 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary Margaretha (Müller) Hiller

This is the tombstone of Mary M. Hiller, located in row 15 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Mary M. Hiller Died Sept. 29, 1878 Aged 78 y. 3 m. 20 d. Maria “Mary” Margaretha Müller was born 4 June 1800 in Rittershausen, Districts Unterfranken and Aschaffenburg, in the …

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Mar 04

Charles C. & Edna (Brewster) Abnet

Much of our time during the past few weeks has been spent going through stuff. A lot of stuff. But that also means finding items to research and write about. Here is a photo that I had never seen before and the names of the people in the photo were written on the back! That …

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Mar 01

Tombstone Tuesday–John Hiller

This is the tombstone of John Hiller, located in row 15 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: JOHN HILLER Died Mar. 10, 1869 Aged 63 yrs, 10 ms According to the records of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio, John [Johann] Hiller was born 8 May 1805 to Johann and …

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Feb 26

1940 Willshire School Bus for Chatt-area Students

How did rural students get to school in 1940? By riding a school bus, just like they do today. Below is a 1940 photo of students who lived in the Chattanooga, Ohio, area and rode the school bus to the Willshire Public School. With help, I have been able to identify most of the students …

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Feb 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary Ursula Hiller

This is the tombstone of Maria Ursula Hiller, located in row 10 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruht In Gott Mary R [?] Dau of G & C Hiller Died Aug. 9, 1888 Aged 7 mo According to Zion Chatt’s records, Maria Ursula Hiller was born to …

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