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. Tombstone Tuesday–Georg Strable — May 3, 2016
  2. Jacob Miller Jr Was a Woodman of the World — April 29, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Peter and Dora (Herbolzheimer) Strabel — April 26, 2016
  4. More About the Post Office in Chattanooga, Ohio — April 22, 2016
  5. Remembering Aunt Kate — April 19, 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

Feb 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary Ursula Hiller

This is the tombstone of Maria Ursula Hiller, located in row 10 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruht In Gott Mary R [?] Dau of G & C Hiller Died Aug. 9, 1888 Aged 7 mo According to Zion Chatt’s records, Maria Ursula Hiller was born to …

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Feb 19

A 1957 Journal

I never realized until lately, while sorting through some papers, that my mom regularly kept a journal. Well, sort of. She used a date book and wrote down events that happened during the year. I found her date book/journal for 1957 rather interesting and will share some events and noteworthy items that she chose to …

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Feb 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Lennie Hiller

This is the tombstone of Lennie Hiller, located in row 10 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Lennie Dau. of G & C Hiller Died May 8, 1883 Aged 7 Y 8 M The inscription for this young girl is carved on the side of her mother’s tombstone, Caroline …

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Feb 12

Remembering Velma Schumm (1914-2016)

This past week we said good-bye to a Schumm centenarian, a faithful servant of the church, a life-long member of the community, and a friend to many. Velma Louise Schumm passed away 6 February 2016 at the Laurels of Shane Hill, near Rockford. She was 101 years old, the same age as my grandma Schumm …

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Feb 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Caroline (Brecheisen) Hiller

This is the tombstone of Caroline (Brecheisen) Hiller, located in row 10 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Caroline Wife of George Hiller Died May 20, 1884 Aged 20 Y. & 20 D. Caroline Brecheisen was born in Mercer County, Ohio, on 30 April 1855, as calculated from her …

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