Jay County, Indiana Genealogy

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Revision as of 00:58, 21 May 2011

United States  > Indiana > Jay County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1835--Jay County was created 7 February 1835 from Randolph and Delaware Counties.
County seat: Portland [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Readings of all of the cemeteries in Jay County can be found on the ACPL Genealogy Center's website.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Montgomery, M.W., History of Jay County, Indiana,  (Chicago, Illinois : Church, Goodman & Cushing, 1864)  977.267 H2m FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jay County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Jay County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).