Jay County Histories

The following county histories are located in the microfilms area on the second floor of the library. Please ask a librarian at the microforms desk or the reference desk if you need assistance with these materials.

Title: Jay County, Indiana, index of names of persons and of firms.
Author: U.S.--Work Projects Administration--Indiana.
Published: 1942.

AGLL Reel 6
Reel 47 No. 169
Title: The new atlas of Jay county, Indiana.
Author: Kelley, J. Will.
Published: Portland, Ind., c1901.

Reel 9 No. 38
Title: 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.
Published: Chicago : Lewis Publishing Co., 1887.

Reel 13 No. 50
Title: Biographical memoirs of Jay county, Indiana, to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of national biography ... Embellished with portraits of many national characters and well-known residents of Jay county, Indiana.
Published: Chicago : B.F. Bowen, 1901.

F-2410 (vol. 1)
F-2411 (vol. 2)
Title: History of Jay County, Indiana : including its World War record and incorporating the Montgomery history.
Edited by Milton T. Jay.
Published: Indianapolis : Historical Pub. Co., 1922.

Reel 51 No. 195
Title: Reminiscences of Adams, Jay, and Randolph Counties.
Author: Lynch, T. A., Mrs., b. 1854.
Published: [Fort Wayne, Ind. : Lipes, Nelson & Singmaster, job printers, 1897?].

Title: Official program ... Sept. 27- Oct. 3, 1936. Including a brief outline of Portland and Jay county.
Author: Portland, Indiana--Centennial committee.
Published: [Portland, Ind.] : Centennial publishing committee, 1936.

Reel 26 No. 93
Title: Atlas of Jay county, Indiana ... .
Author: Griffing, B. N.
Published: Philadelphia, Pa. : Griffing, Gordan and co., c1887.

Reel 28 No. 105
Title: Historical hand-atlas illustrated containing large scale copper plate maps of each state and territory of the United States, and the provinces of Canada...and a history of Jay County, Indiana, illustrated containing a history of the county; biographical sketches; lithographic views of buildings; portraits of prominent men; general statistics; miscellaneous matters, &c.
Author: Hardesty, H. H.
Published: Chicago and Toledo : H. H. Hardesty & Co., 1881.

Reel 52 No. 199
Title: History of Jay County, Indiana. By M. W. Montgomery.
Author: Montgomery, M. W.
Published: Chicago, Printed for the author by Church, Goodman & Cushing [pref. 1864].