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Library > Collections & Services > Collections > Genealogy > Indiana County Research Guides > Jay County Jay County

This page is under development and is NOT a complete listing of all Jay County family history resources available in the Genealogy Division at the Indiana State Library at this time. As new Jay County family history resources are added, this page will be updated.

Birth Records

Delayed Births
Records Issued 1941-1978
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42u

Marriage Records

Marriage Affidavits, 1863-1890
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Applications
Vol. 1-7;  1905-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. A-M, 1-11
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Bertram, Rex W.. Jay County, Indiana Marriages 1837-1865. [2003].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42be

D.A.C.,  Marriage Records. . . 1844-1853.  [1958].  70pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42j

DAR, Marriage records. . . 1837-1844, 1854-1865, 1866-1883, 1884-1886, 1887-1889, 1890-1892.  [1953?-1975].  6 vols. (Vol. 1 also includes estate records, 1838-1847 and church records, 1852-1885).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42d

Jay County Genealogy Society. Jay County Marriages Book "C" "D" "E"... [2004]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42mi

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42u

WPA, Index to supplementary record, marriage applications, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42u

WPA, Index to supplementary record, marriage transcripts, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42u

Deed Records

Deed Indexes
Grantee, 1836-1901
Grantor, 1837-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volume A-U, 1-56, 1837-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Mortgage Records Index
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Sheriff's Deeds
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Tax Title Deeds
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Index of Papers 1, Probate Court, 1850-1968
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
Vol. 1, 1853-1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Records
1841-1852; 1854-1859
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Index, A (not dated)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vol. A-B, 1-26
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Will Records
Vol. A-E,  1846-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Cemetery and Church Records

Heavilen, George E.,  [Cemetery records. . . ].  [pt. 1]  Gillead cemetery, Balbec, Indiana.  [1942].  2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Juncat. no. 1

Indiana Junior Historical Society.,  Whitaker or Winters cemetery, Knox township. . . [1969].  16pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Juncat. no. 2

Indiana Junior Historical Society.,  . . . cemetery records, Zoar Cemetery.  [1976].  4pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Juncat. no. 3

Indiana Historical Society,  [Cemetery records. . .].  [pt. 1] Kunce cemetery.  [1945].  3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 J42 no. 1

Burials in West Grove Cemetery, Penn township, Jay County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42b 1982

[Cemetery records. . .].  East Jay Junior High School History Club and others.  [1979].  [33pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42c

DAR, Bible records . . . church record of St. Paul's Congregation German Reformed Church. . . 1954-62.  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42da

DAR, Partial list of tombstone inscriptions from cemeteries. . . [1955?-1957].  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42dp

Franklin (Strock), Jay and Phyllis. Salamonia Cemetieries... East Park - West Park - Grandview 1840-2000. [2001].
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S159f

Indiana Junior Historical Society.  East Jay Junior High School, Old Salamonia cemetery. . .  [1978].  10pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42i

Indiana Junior Historical Society.,  . . . Cemetery records; (West Grove, Conservation Club, Bloomfield, Liber, Jaqua cemeteries).  [1979].  [6pp.]
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 J42in

Jay County Genealogical Society. Gravel Hill Cemetery 1896-2006. 2006.
Genealogy Division J42mf

Selman, Kathy. Boundary Cemetery: Boundary City, Pike Twp., Jay County, Indiana.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42s

Twin Hills cemetery
Genealogy Division, 977.202 P415h


[Papers relating to the history and people of Jay County. . .].  (Dunkirk Public Library).  1975.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Jay County Genealogy Society. Fiers' Redkey Pioneer Days... Pioneer Days being a History of the Early Settlers of Redkey and Vicinity... [2003]
Genealogy Division, 977.202 R317f

Land Records

Mortgage Records Index, 1838-1864
Microfilm, Second Floor

Glentzer, Peggy .. original land purchases. [1974?]
Genealogy Division J42g

Jay County Genealogical Society. Early Land Owners: Jay County Indiana 1874.
Genealogy Division , 977.201 J42ea

McFarland, Helen A.,  Tract book of entry. . . 1832-1854.  [1955-56].  129pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42t

Military Records

Soldier Discharge Index, Civil War
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

D.A.C.,  Miscellaneous records, discharges of Civil War Soldiers. . . [1969/1970].  72pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J42dd

Newspaper Records

Bertram, Rex W. Jay County Newspaper Clippings 1871-1887. 2005.
Genealogy Division 977.201 J42br [v.1]

Tax Records

Tax Title Deeds, 1867-1887
Microfilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Records

Miscellaneous Records, 1865-1887
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil.  Pennville, Indiana, scrapbook and index.  [1978].  40pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 P415b

DAR, Records of a midwife, 1862-1900, "Aunt Mariah Mendenhall."  1960.  35, 8pp.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 J42m

WPA, Commissioner's record. . . 1836-1850. . .
Indiana Historical Society Library

Many of the records identified on this page were initially selected by Carolynne L. Wendel Miller in her book, Indiana Sources for Genealogical Research in the Indiana State Library, published in 1984 by the Indiana Historical Society.

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