Bremen co-founder Josiah Geiselman, blacksmith, had 10 children, 7 of whom survived to adulthood, with wife Mary (born Ringle). The Geiselman name nevertheless died out in this area after just two generations. But one of Josiah and Mary’s children showed an early aptitude for art and become a stonecutter in Bremen.

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Bremen Enquirer - 18 Nov 1892

Bremen Enquirer – 18 Nov 1892

Bremen Enquirer – 1890

Jacob & Anna Conrad monument – Hepton Union cemetery

Eventually, Edward Geiselman moved on from gravestones and the like to fine art sculpture and became a successful monument artist.

Edward Geiselman - sculptor -1901

Bremen Enquirer – 1901

Edward Geiselman - Peace Offering - 1901

Edward Geiselman – Peace Offering – Plymouth Republican – 10 Oct 1901

1914 - Indian in Battle Dress

“Indian in Battle Dress” – Edward Geiselman, 1914