First Burial in Bremen Cemetery

The article to the left is from The Bremen Enquirer, June 1, 1889.
The following descripition is from History of Marshall County, Indiana 1836 to 1880 by Daniel McDonald, published in 1881. In a chapter on German Township, page 137:
     The burial-ground situated on a rolling piece of ground near the northeast part of the town plat, is owned by an association of charitable people, residents of Bremen. The first person buried there was a man by the name of Youst. The coffin in which he was placed was a trough, dug out of a poplar log, and his remains were taken to their last resting-place by a yoke of oxen driven by Daniel Ringle.
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