Historic Bremen

Bremen, Indiana



1851: The Klinger brothers survey Bremen

About 1850, Jacob BN Klinger (1819-1894) was elected surveyor of Marshall county, a post he would hold for 12 years. He engaged his much younger brother, Jeremiah M “Jerry” Klinger (1835-1911) to join him, and the two proceeded to survey… Continue Reading →

The sister towns that almost were

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 – Bremen’s founders

1850 census of Bremen, Indiana. This page shows the George Pomeroy and Josiah Geiselman (here spelled “Guiselman”) families who founded the town in 1846.

Bremen in 1903

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.

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