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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. 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

Dec 16

Christmas Memories–Simple Angel Figures

I have some angel figures that I set out every year at Christmastime. They are nothing fancy or spectacular, but they are special to me because they are from various events held years ago at Zion Chatt and they bring back memories of Christmases past. There are three ceramic angel figures from Zion Chatt’s Sunday …

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Dec 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Georg & Katharina Berron

This is the tombstone of Georg and Katharina Berron, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Georg Berron Gest. Den 16 Nov. 1898 Alter 85 J. 4 M. 29 T. Katharina Berron Gest. Den 15 Juni. 1901 Alter 74 J. 1 M. 11 T. Translation: Georg …

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Dec 09

The Aluminum Christmas Tree

I remember back in the early 1960s when aluminum Christmas trees with their spinning colored projection wheel were popular. I remember how sparkly and pretty and different they were.  I think just about everyone had one back then. And we did, too. It was exciting to have that ultra-modern Christmas tree sitting in front of …

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Dec 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann & Barbara (Wiedmann) Becker

This is the tombstone of Johann and Barbara (Wiedmann) Becker, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Barbara Becker Geboren den 27 Feb. 1812 Gestorben den 12 Dec. 1894 Johann Becker Geboren den 3 Nov. 1808 Gestorben den 20 Feb. 1888 Translation: Barbara Becker, born 27 …

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Dec 02

Duckcreek School Burns, 2005

I still remember the old Duckcreek School building that once stood in Blackcreek Township. It was located about three miles north of Chatt on State Route 49, just a little north of Wilson Road. Duckcreek Church was located across the road and a little to the north of the school, near Duckcreek Cemetery. The church …

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