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. One That Got Away–Seeking Information about Schumm — October 24, 2014
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Schott — October 21, 2014
  3. One Old Postcard — October 17, 2014
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick W. & Wilhelmina (Emerich) Schott — October 14, 2014
  5. One Lovely Blog Award — October 10, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  3. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  4. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments
  5. Schinnerer’s Mill — 15 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael & Margaret (Kuehm) Schott

This is the tombstone of Michael and Margaretha (Kuehm) Schott, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHOTT Michael 1855-1940 Margaret 1855-1942 According to Zion Chatt’s records Michael Schott was born in 28 October 1855 in Mercer County, Ohio. He was the son of Michael and …

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Aug 29

Day Books and Hucksters

The last couple weeks I have been writing about some old ledger books from Chattanooga’s general stores, from 1913-1923. The oldest ledger was from Merkle & Egger’s store and the other two ledgers were from Vining & Dull’s store. The books had been stored in the attic of the Glenn Miller home in Chatt for …

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Aug 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Edward J. & Harriet I. Kuehm

This is the tombstone of Edward J and Harriet I Kuehm, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: KUEHM Edward J. 1892-1922 Harriet I. His Wife 1900-19 [This surname is spelled both Kuhm and Kuehm in various records and cemetery markers. I have used the Kuhm …

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Aug 22

Chattanooga General Store Ledgers, 1917-1923

Last week I posted the index of the 1913-14 Chatt General Store Ledger. The general store was run by Leo Merkle & Semon Egger at that time. Thanks to Jerry Miller, I have a total of seven books from Chatt’s general stores–three ledgers and four day books. This week I transcribed the indexes from the …

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Aug 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria (Kuhm) Berron

This is the tombstone of Maria (Kuhm) Berron, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruht in Gott Maria Kuhm Ehefrau Georg Berron Geb 22 Aug. 1865 In Schillersdorf In Elsass Gest. 10 Aug. 1890 Alter 24 Jahr 11 Monat u. 18 Tage [Here rests …

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