History & Genealogy of
Bremen Township
Presented by Illinois Genealogy Trails

Bremen Township is bounded by 135th Street on the north, Western
Avenue on the east, 183rd Street on the south and Harlem Avenue on the west.

Cooper's Grove, Illinois was located between present day Oak Forest and
Country Club Hills in sections 21 and 29 of Bremen Township. A
portion of the original grove of trees that made up Cooper's Grove is
located in the St. Mihiel Forest Preserve of the Cook County Forest Preserve
District. St. Mihiel Forest Preserve is located in the area of Central
Avenue and 167th Street in Oak Forest, Illinois

Cities, Towns & Villages within Bremen Township:

Country Club Hills, Hazel Crest, Markham, Midlothian, Oak Forest, Posen, Robbins, Tinley Park (formerly "Bremen")

Cemeteries .....

Bremen Township
Batchelor's Grove
Ebenezer Lutheran (Vol. 1, 1921 - 1935) & (Vol. 2, 1935 - 1963)
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Vogt End
Zion Lutheran


1860 Mortality Schedule for the Town of Bremen

1880 Mortality Schedule for Bremen (Enumeration District 203)

Important Addresses .....

Tinley Park Public Library
17101 71st Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-0160

Tinley Park Historical Society and Museum
6727 174th St., Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-4210

Grande Prairie Public Library (serves County Club Hills and Hazel Crest)
3479 W. 183rd Street
Hazel Crest, Illinois
Phone: 708 798-5563

Acorn Public Library District
15624 South Central Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452-3299
Phone: 708-687-3700
Fax: 708-687-3712
Email: ads@sls.lib.il.us

South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society
320 E. 161st Place, P.O. Box 96, South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 333-9474
Their genealogy collection is housed at Tinley Park Public Library at 7851 Timber Drive in Tinley Park, Illinois.

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