Sioux County, Iowa

Grant Township, Sioux County

The Independent of East Orange Sioux County IA week of April 24, 1878

Grant Township

Grant township is in the extreme northeastern portion of the county; containing 54 sections of well Sioux county land, guarantee enough as to its excellence; being 97, 43 and the north half of 96 and 43. Grant is rapidly improving, several immense farms have been opened by non- resident land owners, the Sunnyside being the principal. Sheldon, O’Brien Co. si located just over the eastern line of Grant, and the supposition is that, Sioux county will on the completion of the Mc Greger road to that point, have an opposition town in there borders, Grant has 5 schoolhouses. The Sioux City and St. Paul road runs about 3 miles across the south east portion following the course of the Floyd River. The Otter, quite a stream forms a Y near the northwest corner. Grant has no post office, being supplied from Sheldon.

~Transcribed by Wilma J. VandeBerg




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