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. Wildcat School No. 9, Mercer County, Ohio — August 26, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob B. Germann — August 23, 2016
  3. Christian Whiteman’s Articles of Agreement — August 19, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia (Becher) Germann — August 16, 2016
  5. 2016 Schumm Reunion — August 12, 2016

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. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Henry R. & Mary A. (Menche) Baker

This is the tombstone of Henry R. and Mary A. (Menche) Baker, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Father   B   Mother Henry R. Baker 1851-1914 Mary A. His Wife 1856-1915 BAKER Reverse: O, Let us think of all they said And all the kind advice …

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Jul 01

Independence Day 2016

This coming Monday is the Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day. It has been 240 years since the Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring that the thirteen colonies were no longer part of Great Britain but were independent sovereign states that were part of a new nation. Below are some …

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Jun 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Joseph & Lucinda (Kantner) Merkle

This is the tombstone of Joseph and Lucinda Merkle, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Joseph 1835-1901 Lucinda His Wife 1843-1919 MERKLE Several census enumerations indicate that Joseph was born in Germany but none of the documents I have looked at on-line indicate who his …

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Jun 24

Willshire Days Parade

Everyone loves a parade. This weekend Willshire, Ohio, celebrates its annual Willshire Days festival. The weekend (Friday-Sunday) will be filled with all sorts of activities for everyone. This week’s Photo Star has over two pages devoted to the festival activities, their sponsors, and local businesses. Personally, I am interested in the garage sales and perusing …

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Jun 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase

This is the tombstone of Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Edna E. Clase Oct. 18 1913 Sep. 11, 1988 Edna Elizabeth Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 18 October 1913, the third daughter of M. Henry …

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