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Jay, Allen (11 October 1831–08 May 1910), Quaker minister and educator, was born in Miami County, Ohio, the son of Isaac Jay, a farmer and Quaker minister, and Rhoda Cooper. The Jays were a large and prominent Quaker family, and Allen Jay spent his early life in a Quaker community surrounded by relatives. He received his early education in Quaker schools in Miami and Montgomery counties, Ohio. In 1850 his family moved to Grant County, Indiana. Jay subsequently attended the Friends Boarding School (now Earlham College) at Richmond, Indiana, the Farmers Institute Academy near Lafayette, Indiana, and Antioch College (Yellow Springs, Ohio). On 20 September 1854 he was married at Farmers Institute to Martha Ann Sleeper; they had five children....