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… Continue Reading →
Several towns started near Bremen never reached a self-sustaining size. The remarkable document below tells part of the tale; it is the official postmaster record for Marshall county, and lists the towns, their postmasters, and their name changes over time…. Continue Reading →
1850 census of Bremen, Indiana. This page shows the George Pomeroy and Josiah Geiselman (here spelled “Guiselman”) families who founded the town in 1846.
The Plymouth Tribune, on February 19, 1903, ran this glowing article on Bremen’s townsfolk and businesses. Flanking the article was a similar one about the town of Bourbon.