WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
SHELDON B. & VADA PRINCE GRANT
(early New Harmony residents)
BIOGRAPHYSheldon B. Grant was born January 25, 1916 in New Harmony, Utah.
He was only able to attend 8 years of formal schooling. He had a natural talent for writing that was only realized after his retirement as head grounds keeper at Southern Utah State College (SUSC) in 1980.
Sheldon married Vada Prince on June 8, 1938 and they were sealed in October of that year.
Sheldon served in the Army during World War II where he was awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart.
After Vada passed away, Sheldon married Mary McCann. They traveled and and enjoyed entertaining.
After Mary's death in 1992, Sheldon married Bonnie Maxwell Folkersen. They met on an Alaskan cruise and went on seven more cruises together.
WCHS-03085 Photo of Sheldon, Vada, and little Kerry Grant in New Harmony about 1939
WCHS-03086 Photo of Sheldon, Vada, Kerry, and Rolaine Grant
WCHS-03087 Photo of the grave of ??????? with Sheldon & Vada Grant's car in the background
WCHS-03088 Photo of Sheldon B. Grant and his five brothers
REFERENCES"The Sheldon Grants of New Harmony" Facebook Group
This is a "Closed" group which means anyone can see the group and its members, but only members can see posts.
Personal History of Sheldon B. Grant
by Sheldon B. Grant
Harmony, Fort Harmony, New Harmony, and Surrounding Area
by Sheldon Grant
An archaeological dig at the Lee/Redd farm duplex site May and June 2008
Obituary for Sheldon B Grant
Find-A-Grave entry for Sheldon B Grant
Find-A-Grave entry for Vada Prince Grant
Obituary for Sheldon Kerry Grant