Jay County, Indiana

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Revision as of 17:26, 23 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

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883  INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • World War One
  1. Gold Star Honor Roll  Genealogy Trails   
  2.  World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918    ancestry. com  $
  • World War Two
  1. World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps  Access Genealogy


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.

Civil War Books

  • "Jay County And The War" Chapter 17 in Montgomery, M.W., History of Jay County, Indiana,  (Chicago, Illinois : Church, Goodman & Cushing, 1864), (page 220-288, Regiment, Companies, Name's),  977.267 H2m FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  INTERNET ARCHIVE

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).