Place:Bippus, Huntington, Indiana, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates40.933°N 85.617°W
Located inHuntington, Indiana, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Bippus is an inhabited place.

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BIPPUS is a town in Warren Township, of Huntington County. In 1914 it had a population of about 350 persons. It is located along the former Chicago & Erie Railroad. The town was named for George J. Bippus, a prominent citizen of Huntington County. The plat of the town was filed in 1885.

It is referenced in these pages by "White Creek" because of the many German Reformed pioneers who settled here, and founded the St. John's Evangelical Church, in circa 1856, located just west of the town.

Surnames associated with the community, who are also listed in these WeRelate pages, are: GEMMER, KNECHT, LAUER, MATTERN, RICKERT, SCHENKEL, SCHMALEZRIED, SELL, AND URSCHEL.

--White Creek 04:45, 3 November 2013 (UTC)