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–Joseph & Lucinda (Kantner) Merkle — June 28, 2016
  2. Willshire Days Parade — June 24, 2016
  3. Tombstone Tuesday–Edna E. (Grauberger) Clase — June 21, 2016
  4. Painting — June 17, 2016
  5. Tombstone Tuesday–M. Henry & Emma (Baker) Grauberger — June 14, 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

Apr 19

Remembering Aunt Kate

In place of my regular Tombstone Tuesday I am instead posting a tribute in memory of my Aunt Kate who passed away this past weekend. Born Catherine Jean Miller to Carl and Gertrude (Brewster) Miller in 1927, everyone knew her by the name of Kate. I was fortunate enough to be able to call her …

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Apr 15

Check It Out

I am still going through papers and other documents, as I will be doing for some time. My parents did not throw much away and they even saved papers from my grandparents (and great-grandparents) as well. I like old papers and they often give a lot of interesting information but it takes awhile to go …

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Apr 12

Tombstone Tuesday–John H. & Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel

This is the tombstone of Henry and Elizabeth (Feldman) Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: On the north side: John H Trisel Geboren 19 July 1834 Gestorben 15 Feb 1896 Alter 61 J  6 M  26 T On the south side: Elizabeth Trisel …

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Apr 08

More Postmarks from Chattanooga, Ohio

For the longest time I had hoped to see an honest-to-goodness Chattanooga, Ohio, postmark and I finally got to see and photograph one last December. [see: A Chattanooga, Ohio, Postmark , 29 Jan 2016] But since that time I have seen more Chattanooga, Ohio, postmarks than I ever expected. I found them, and some Chattanooga …

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Apr 05

Tombstone Tuesday–August J. Trisel

This is the tombstone of August Jacob Trisel, located in row 8 of East Bethel Cemetery, Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. This marker is inscribed: AUGUST J Son of Henry & E. Trisel Died Sept 24 1888 Aged 11Y, 6M, 8D Augustus “August” Jacob Trisel was born in March of 1877 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer …

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