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. Mrs. Fisher’s First Grade, Willshire, 1958-59 — March 6, 2015
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Eleanore A.M. Roehm — March 3, 2015
  3. My First and Second Grades at Willshire Public School — February 27, 2015
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–George A. Roehm — February 24, 2015
  5. Organizing My Book List with Book Catalogue App — February 20, 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

Dec 25

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt!

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

Dec 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Herbert Heffner

This is the tombstone of Herbert Heffner, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Feb. 26, 1894 Aug. 13, 1908 HERBERT HEFFNER Walter Herbert Heffner was born in the family home in Black Creek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 26 February 1894 to Fredrick and Anna …

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Dec 19

Christmas Memories–Toys

What was under the Christmas tree for a good little girl back in the 1950s? I believe I can answer that. I still have some of my old toys that I received as Christmas presents over 55 years ago. Yesterday I gathered them together and arranged them around the Christmas trees in our basement. The …

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Dec 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Fred & Anna (Merkle) Heffner

This is the tombstone of Fred and Anna (Merkle) Heffner, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: HEFFNER Fred Heffner 1861-1918 Anna His Wife 1867-1935 Fredrick Heffner was born in Liberty Township on 19 February 1861, according to Zion Chatt’s records. He was the son of …

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Dec 12

Christmas Memories–The Sunday School Christmas Program

The children’s Christmas program is an annual event at our church. It is a time of pride for both parents and grandparents as they get to see their little ones dressed in their Christmas finery, nervously saying their “pieces” and singing in front of the congregation. When I was a child our Christmas pageants were …

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