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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–La Von Becher — July 26, 2016
  2. The Pickle Jar — July 22, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Rosa C. (Bollenbacher) Becher — July 19, 2016
  4. Max W. Friddle/Friedell Revisited — July 15, 2016
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Mary (Kettering) Becher — July 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. Remembering the Blizzard of 1978 — 17 comments
  5. Chattanooga News in the 1930s — 17 comments

Author's posts listings

May 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael & Elizabeth (Grauberger) Stroebel

This is the tombstone of Michael and Elizabeth Stroebel, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: STROEBEL Michael Aug. 4, 1863 Mar. 9, 1930 Elisabeth Nov. 18, 1863 Jan. 22, 1938 This surname is spelled several different ways in various records. Spellings include Strabel, Strable, Strobel …

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May 13

Autographs of My Soldier Buddies

Here is an old autograph book that my dad had when he was in Germany during World War II. It appears that his sister Em and her husband Norval gave it to him for Christmas in 1945. The handwriting inside the front and back covers is not my dad’s handwriting and I assume that my …

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May 10

Tombstone Tuesday–John L. & Caroline (Deitsch) Strabel

This is the tombstone of John L. and Caroline (Deitsch) Strabel, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: STRABEL John L. 1850-1906 Caroline 1856-1945 We Shall Meet Again Johann “John” Leonhard Strabel was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on 6 January 1850 to Peter and Dora (Herbolzheimer) …

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May 06

Garage Treasures

Unlike the dainty hankies, aprons, and nylons I found in the house, the garage stuff that Joe is going through is rough, worn, and dare I say, dirty. I have acquired a new appreciation for acetone, which cuts the sticky grime coating on some of the items that were stashed away out there for decades. …

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May 03

Tombstone Tuesday–Georg Strable

This is the tombstone of Georg Strable, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Georg Sohn von Peter und Dora Strable Gest von Marz 22, 1883 Alter von 22 Y und 5 T Translation: Georg, son of Peter and Dora Strable, died 22 March 1883, aged …

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