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–Eleanore A.M. Roehm — March 3, 2015
  2. My First and Second Grades at Willshire Public School — February 27, 2015
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–George A. Roehm — February 24, 2015
  4. Organizing My Book List with Book Catalogue App — February 20, 2015
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Gertrude (Heffner) Roehm — February 17, 2015

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. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments
  5. Wedding Postponed Due to Snow and Cold — 16 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 09

Update on Schumm’s Old Brick Building

A few months ago I was seeking information about the old brick building that once stood by the railroad tracks at the north end of Schumm. The building, unknown to most today, generated a lot of interest and I appreciate those of you who wrote with information about it, helping to piece together its history. …

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Jan 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Albert C. & Ethel (Olson) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Albert C. and Ethel Heffner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Albert C. Jan. 9, 1888 Mar. 4, 1945 Ethel 1892-1979 Albert Conrad Heffner was born in Chattanooga on 9 January 1888, the second child born to Fredrick and …

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Jan 01

Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year! Today, the first day of 2015, I am not even going to mention last year’s resolutions. Since I have done so poorly with them I do not see any point in bringing up the same old unfinished goals yet another year. I will only say that genealogical organization is an ongoing process …

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Dec 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria Helena Heffner

This is the tombstone of Maria Helena Heffner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Maria H. Dau of F. & A. Heffner Died Sept 21, 1898 Aged 5m 9d Maria Helena Heffner was born 12 April 1898 to Fredrick and Anna (Merkle) Heffner. She was …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt!

Merry Christmas to you and yours! I hope you enjoy these nostalgic Christmas postcards.      

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