Karen

Author's details

Name: Karen Bennett
Date registered: May 16, 2011
URL: http://www.karenmillerbennett.com

Biography

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

Author's posts listings

Jun 17

Painting

Painting. Not my favorite thing to do, but I can do it. No, not fancy painting. Not portraits, landscapes, still life, faux wall painting, or the popular chippy distressed furniture painting. Just basic painting. This was my latest project just this past Wednesday. Something I have been wanting to do for some time. We constructed …

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Jun 14

Tombstone Tuesday–M. Henry & Emma (Baker) Grauberger

This is the tombstone of Michael Henry and Emma (Baker) Grauberger, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: M. Henry 1871-1918 Emma M. 1878-1967 GRAUBERGER Gone But Not Forgotten Michael Heinrich “Henry” Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 February 1871 according …

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Jun 10

Attica–The TV Movie

Some of you may remember or have heard of the 1971 prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York. Initiated by prisoners’ demands for political rights and better living conditions, about 2200 inmates took control of the prison and held 42 individuals hostage for four days. In the end at least 43 …

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Jun 07

Tombstone Tuesday–George Grauberger

This is the tombstone of George Grauberger, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GRAUBERGER George Feb. 24, 1868 Oct. 14, 1939 George Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 February 1868 to George Adam and Anna Marie (Schaefer) Grauberger.  George [Jr] …

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Jun 03

Old Photos of Sisters Hilda & Edna Scaer

Wednesday I went over to visit Mary, my first cousin once removed. We spent the afternoon talking and had a wonderful visit. She had invited me over to look at some old family photos. Of course I am always eager to learn more about the family and scan old family photos. Mary and I share …

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