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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. Tombstone Tuesday–Heinrich C. Hiller — December 1, 2015
  2. Happy Thanksgiving — November 26, 2015
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–John D. Hiller — November 24, 2015
  4. Restorations to Zion Chatt’s Cemetery, 2015 — November 20, 2015
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller — November 17, 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

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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Sep 18

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 4. The Conclusion and My Ah-ha Moment

So far, in my quest to discover Carrie Edgington Eichhorn Friedell’s connection to Zion Lutheran Church in Chatt, I have learned a whole lot about her adult life. I learned about her two husbands, Edwin H. Eichhorn and Max W. Friddle/Friedell; her two children, Glen and Lillian Marie Eichhorn Whitney; and her grandchildren. I made …

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Sep 15

Tombstone Tuesday–John Ludwig & Rosina (Schneider) Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of John Ludwig and Rosina (Schneider) Allmandinger, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ALLMANDINGER Rosina Allmandinger Gest. 12 Jan. 1915 Alter 81 J. 3 M. 8 T. J.L. Allmandinger Gest. Den 8 Apr. 1888 Alter 58 J. 4 M. 12 T. …

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Sep 11

Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Part 3

Fraud. Conspiracy. False pretense. Circulation of erroneous statements. Issuance of false financial statements. A swindle involving over one million dollars of stockholder’s money. What had Carrie gotten herself into? As a review, Carrie W. Friedell (1873-1965) is buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio, but her burial is not recorded in Zion’s records. No mention …

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Sep 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Andrew E. Leistner

This is the tombstone of Andrew E. Leistner, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Andrew E. Son of J. &  L. Leistner Died Dec. 15, 1887 Aged 4 y. 5 m. & 29 d. Andreas “Andrew” Edward Leistner, was born 16 June 1883 in Blackcreek …

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