Author Archives: Jay G. Burrup

About Jay G. Burrup

Jay G. Burrup grew up in Downey and graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in history and a masters in library and information science. A certified archivist at the LDS Church History Library in Salt Lake City, he and wife Dorothy are the parents of four daughters and have a grandchild, with another on the way. Jay is an avid collector of Idahoiana, especially antique postcards. He contributed numerous articles to a recently published history of Downey and administers the Downey-Marsh Valley Facebook page, which just welcomed its two thousandth member. He and brother Roger own their great-grandparents’ 1895 dry farm homestead near Downey.