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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. Happy Thanksgiving — November 26, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–John D. Hiller — November 24, 2015
  3. Restorations to Zion Chatt’s Cemetery, 2015 — November 20, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller — November 17, 2015
  5. The Ministers of Zion Chatt, Rev. W.F.H. Heuer (#15) — November 13, 2015

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 06

Tombstone Tuesday–John W. Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of John W. Allmandinger, located in Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ALLMANDINGER J.W. Allmandinger Nov. 26, 1862 Feb. 28, 1906 John W. was the son of Lewis and Rosina (Schneider) Allmandinger, born 26 November 1862 in Ohio, in Hamilton or Butler County. The family moved to Mercer …

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Oct 02

The Ministers of Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Ohio (1-6)

Last week Zion Lutheran Church at Chattanooga, Ohio, celebrated its 160th anniversary with a special church service and dinner afterward. During those 160 years Zion has had nearly 30 ministers. Ten years ago, for Zion’s 150th anniversary, I compiled short biographies of Zion’s ministers. The information for these biographies came from the ELCA Archives at …

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Sep 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of Michael Allmandinger, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Michael Allmandinger Gestorben Den 9 Dec 1883 Alter 25 Jahr, 8 Tag Translation: Michael Allmandinger, died 9 Dec 1883, aged 25 years, 8 days. Michael was the son of Lewis and Rosina …

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Sep 25

Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, Celebrates Its 160th Anniversary (1855-2015)

It was established a mere 160 years ago and is still active to this day. This coming Sunday, 27 September 2015, we will celebrate Zion Chatt’s 160th anniversary during a celebratory worship service at 10:30 with a carry-in dinner to follow. All are welcome to attend, visit, and reminisce. And eat! Zion Evangelical Church was …

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Sep 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Harriet “Eliza” (Bobo) Edgington

Eliza (Bobo) Edgington, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. (2015 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of Harriet Eliza (Bobo) Edgington, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is broken and a section is missing, but what can be read is inscribed: ELIZA Wife of FRANKLIN EDG…[broken stone] Died [broken stone] Aged 30 ys. 4 mo. 18 da. I wrote …

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