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. Another Postcard from Chattanooga, Ohio — February 24, 2017
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Caroline (Hoffmann) Hoffmann — February 21, 2017
  3. A Chattanooga, Ohio, Postcard from Charles Egger — February 17, 2017
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Maria (Betzel) Herzog — February 14, 2017
  5. Be My Valentine — February 10, 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

Jan 03

Tombstone Tuesday–John Peter Lotter

This is the tombstone of John Peter Lotter, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John P. Lotter Died Mar 29 1891 Aged 55Y  5M  22D According to Zion Chatt’s records John Peter Lotter was born 8 October 1835 in Zweifelsheim, Bavaria. He was likely the …

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Dec 30

Happy New Year! But Who Is Sylvester?

Years ago we used this small 1935 hymnal for our Sunday School opening service. The hymns are arranged by the church season and there are five hymns for saying goodbye to the old year and welcoming in the New Year–a season named Sylvester and New Year in this hymn book. I always wondered–just who was …

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Dec 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Anna Lotter

This is the tombstone of Anna Lotter located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet Anna Lotter Gest. 26 Mar 1890 Alter 82 Jahr 7 Mo. U. 5 T “Here rests Anna Lotter, died 26 March 1890, age 82 years, 7 months, and 5 days.” …

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Dec 23

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt!

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt! I love old postcards and below are a couple old Christmas post cards that were given to Wilbert Germann. The first is dated 1911 and the other two did not have a postmark. They were probably delivered in person about the same time. I am doing some last-minute Christmas decorating …

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Dec 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Frederick & M. Louisa (Bollenbacher) Berron

This is the tombstone of Frederick and M. Louisa Berron, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: FATHER * MOTHER Frederick 1862-1915 Louisa 1870-1911 Gone but not forgotten BERRON Frederick Berron was in born Petersbach, Saxony, on 24 October 1862, the son of Georg and Katharina …

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