Jay County, Indiana Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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*Readings of all of the cemeteries in Jay County can be found on the [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jaycocemeteries.php ACPL Genealogy Center's website].  
 
*Readings of all of the cemeteries in Jay County can be found on the [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jaycocemeteries.php ACPL Genealogy Center's website].  
 
*Cemeteries of Jay County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jay/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*Cemeteries of Jay County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jay/cem/ Linkpendium]
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jay County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Mortality Schedule for Jay County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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*Directory of Businesses in Jay County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jay/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jay/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n101/mode/1up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n101/mode/1up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
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*World War One
 
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#&nbsp;World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Jay+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 ancestry. com&nbsp; ]$
 
#&nbsp;World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Jay+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 ancestry. com&nbsp; ]$
  
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#World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps&nbsp; [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/jay1.htm Access Genealogy]
 
#World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps&nbsp; [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/jay1.htm Access Genealogy]
  
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*[http://www.jaycountyhistory.org/ Jay County Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.jaycountyhistory.org/ Jay County Historical Society]
  
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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

Census

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Biographical and historical record of Jay and Blackford Counties, Indiana: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each ; a condensed history of the state of Indiana ; portraits and biographies of some of the prominent men of the state ; engravings of prominent citizens in Jay and Blackford Counties, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Jay and Blackford Counties and their cities and villages. (1978. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co.)   FHL Collection  other libraries   Family History Archives

Maps

Military

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  • World War One
  1. Gold Star Honor Roll  Genealogy Trails   
  2.  World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918    ancestry. com  $

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  • World War Two
  1. World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps  Access Genealogy

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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
  • "Civil War" Part 2, Chapter 7 in Biographical and historical record of Jay and Blackford Counties, Indiana: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each ; a condensed history of the state of Indiana ; portraits and biographies of some of the prominent men of the state ; engravings of prominent citizens in Jay and Blackford Counties, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Jay and Blackford Counties and their cities and villages. (1978. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co.), (page 227-234, Regiment, some Companies),  FHL Collection  other libraries   Family History Archives

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Archive - Death, E-Pubication, Institcation, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records -  ISDA

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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