GRANVILLE - East Orange Township, Former Name -
Greenville/Ricker, Sioux County Platted 1882, Incorporated 1891
Incorporated 1891, Railroad arrived 1883, post office Ricker -
1882. First settled 1870ís.
- St. Joseph Cemetery Elm St.Granville IA Record
keepers are parish priest and cemetery board, Jeff Murphy,
Gordon Schneider, & Denis Schilmoeller.
- Fisch Funeral Home Remsen IA.
- St Joseph Catholic Church 528 Elm St. Granville IA
51022 Organized 1886 to present. Church centennial history
available - 1886-1986, at rectory or from Peg Beck or Germaine
Konz. Price $40. plus $4.50 postage.
- Methodist Episcopal Church Organized 1905-1921
- No town library -There is a library at Spalding High School.
- Granville News - Some located at the Alton Library,
Volumes 1911 & 1931 are in the basement of the Ramaker
Library Northwestern College Orange City IA. Past Editor,
- Granville Centennial Book 1891-1991 contains
histories of early settlers and businesses.
- Granville Jubilee Book - at town clerk Mayor is
- The St. Joseph Catholic Church Centennial Book
contains family histories.
- Black Soil by Josephine Donovan.
- Local Historian - Germaine Konz