Jay County, Indiana Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Readings of all of the cemeteries in Jay County can be found on the ACPL Genealogy Center's website.
- 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
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.
- 7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies E, and K
- 8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company C
- 11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company B
- 20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
- 34th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company B
- 75th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company F
- 89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company I
- 140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company F
- 153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 28th US Colored Troops, Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Jay County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).