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. Remembering Velma Schumm (1914-2016) — February 12, 2016
  2. Tombstone Tuesday–Caroline (Brecheisen) Hiller — February 9, 2016
  3. The Ministers of Zion Chatt, Rev. Jacob Albrecht (#16) — February 5, 2016
  4. Tombstone Tuesday–George Hiller — February 2, 2016
  5. A Chattanooga, Ohio, Postmark — January 29, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Haunted Mercer County? — 26 comments
  2. Florence (Schumm) Miller (1929-2016) — 19 comments
  3. Genealogy Roadshow to Debut — 18 comments
  4. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 04

Dr. B.F. Edgington, Physician in Chattanooga, Ohio

Ok. I admit it. I am still haunted by the mystery surrounding Carrie (Edgington) Eichhorn Friedell and her mother Eliza (Bobo) Edgington. Regular readers will recall those names and that I devoted four blog posts last summer to these two women who are buried in Zion Chatt’s cemetery. [See Zion Chatt’s Mid-Summer Mystery, Parts 1-4, …

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Dec 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Heinrich C. Hiller

This is the tombstone of Heinrich Conrad Hiller, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. Rows are numbered starting at the east side of the cemetery. The marker, which has fallen off its base, is inscribed: Heinrich C. Sohn von J. und M. Hiller Gest. Den 21, Apr. 1905 Alter 33J, 7M, …

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Nov 26

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Karen’s Chatt!






Nov 24

Tombstone Tuesday–John D. Hiller

This is the tombstone of John Dietrich Hiller, located in row 6 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: John D. Hiller 1870-1952 “John” Dietrich Hiller was born 6 August 1870 in Adams County, Indiana, the son of Jacob and Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller. John was baptized 11 September 1870 at Zion Chatt …

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Nov 20

Restorations to Zion Chatt’s Cemetery, 2015

Keeping a 150-year-old cemetery in good condition can be a challenge. Occasionally repairs to tombstones that are leaning or broken need to be made and recently several markers in Zion Chatt’s Cemetery had a face-lift, thanks to Kevin Foster of FOSCO Services, Monroe, Indiana. Zion’s Church Council initiated and followed through with the restoration project. …

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