Submitted by Wilma J. Vande Berg of the Greater Sioux County Genealogical Society.

MIDDLEBURG - Capel Township, Sioux County, settled 1884 - 1885, Post Office 1890.


  • started as the Reformed Church Cemetery, but now is the Capel Township Cemetery in Section 29 southwest of Middleburg. Bill Kooiker is the clerk. Records have been kept in the VanderWilt family for years. Fist burial recorded in 1890. Complete Records from the inception give burial date and plot ownership only.


  • Free Grace Reformed Church was established 31 Jul 1885.
  • A Christian Reformed Church started in 1899, but closed its door 4 Oct 1959, its membership scattered between Hull, Orange City and Sioux Center churches.


  • Two histories by Gary H. Koerselman: A Forgotten Hamlet ( A story of Middleburg, Sioux County IA) 1964 and Middleburg - The Story of an Low Community. Both can be found in the Ramaker Library, Northwestern College Orange City IA.