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–Mary E. Lotter — January 17, 2017
  2. Offering Envelopes, Old and New — January 13, 2017
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Christopher Michael Lotter — January 10, 2017
  4. Driving Grandma — January 6, 2017
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–John Peter Lotter — January 3, 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

Nov 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Luther K. Becher

This is the tombstone of Luther K. Becher, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: LUTHER K. BECHER Sept. 18, 1913 July 15, 1914 Luther Kenneth Becher was born 18 September 1913 in Indiana, the son of G.J. Edward and Hulda (Berron) Becher. He was baptized …

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Nov 04

Madonna of the Trail

The fall foliage has been particularly spectacular this year so a couple weeks ago we decided to spend a day driving around Indiana looking at the beautiful countryside. We ended up in Richmond for a late lunch, at a restaurant on U.S. 40. Route 40 is also known as the National Road. There is a …

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Nov 01

Tombstone Tuesday–George W. & Mary L. (Schlenker) Becher

This is the tombstone of George W. and Mary L. (Schlenter) Becher, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BECHER Mary L. Feb. 16, 1875 Dec. 2, 1951 George W. Feb. 29, 1868 Nov. 10, 1939 George William Becher was born 29 February 1868 in Liberty …

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Oct 28

Halloween Memories

Halloween is just a few days away and many people will pass out candy to young trick-or-treaters very soon. Years ago this was also known as Beggar’s Night. When Joe and I were first married we lived in Celina I noticed a difference between trick-or-treating in the country and trick-or-treating in town. When I was …

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Oct 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Halloween Edition

Halloween is less than a week away and today I am going to deviate from my usual Tombstone Tuesday post and instead show some tombstone art I have photographed over the years. I hope you enjoy the photos. Some photos taken while we were in Boston, when our son Jeff ran the Boston Marathon in …

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