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

NEWKIRK - (North Orange) 1882; Sioux County, Holland Township,


  • Church Cemetery - Reformed; is located in Holland Township Section 12 just south of the church. Early plot records are not available. Some information might be obtained from church records.


  • The Reformed Church commenced 2 October 1882. A 75th anniversary History was published. There are early roll books from 1883 that show baptisms, marriages, and memberships.


  • Two NW College students, Alice Wiersma and Joan Huygens, have written histories of Newkirk for term papers. These can be found in the Dutch Heritage Room, Ramaker Library at North Western College in Orange City