Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Jay County Church History Published

Judith Myers Ahrens has published a book about the Salamonia Christian Church in Jay County and its members. Salamonia Christian Church, 1842-1999 is a 3-volume set (softbound) totalling 662 pages. The author has researched three generations of the genealogy of nearly everyone on the church's membership roll. Many obituaries and Find A Grave memorials are included in the book. There is a section, "Milestones of the Salamonia Christian Church," which details the most important events in the life of the church, from its beginning in a log cabin to the closing of the church in 1999. Transcriptions of all of the church's board meetings are included, along with lists of the pastors and officers of the church. Indices to the major portions of the book aid in navigation.

The cost of the 3-volume set is $50 plus $5 shipping. For more information, please contact the author at or the Jay County Historical Society in Portland, Indiana.

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